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.Net Lead Software Engineer - naviHealth - Remote


Software Engineer


Brentwood, Tennessee, United States

naviHealth, part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, combines the talents of our dedicated staff and leading-edge technology to deliver compassionate care to seniors nationwide. With millions of lives touched, we are innovating the way health care is delivered from hospital to home so seniors can lead more fulfilling lives. A career with us means making an impact in the lives of those we serve, including vulnerable populations who benefit from care that is more efficient, more effective and more human. Our environment empowers our team members to elevate our interactions with each other and the experiences we deliver to our patients, giving them more days at home. Join our team, it’s your chance to improve the lives of millions while doing your life’s best work.(sm)

Why naviHealth?
At naviHealth, our mission is to work with extraordinarily talented people who are committed to making a positive and powerful impact on society by transforming health care. naviHealth is the result of almost two decades of dedicated visionary leaders and innovative organizations challenging the status quo for care transition solutions. We do health care differently and we are changing health care one patient at a time. Moreover, have a genuine passion and energy to grow within an aggressive and fun environment, using the latest technologies in alignment with the company’s technical vision and strategy.

Careers with naviHealth. At naviHealth, our mission is to work with extraordinarily talented people who are committed to making a positive and powerful impact on society by transforming health care.

naviHealth is the result of almost two decades of dedicated visionary leaders and innovative organizations challenging the status quo for care transition solutions. We do health care differently and we are changing health care one patient at a time.

Software engineering is the application of engineering to the design, development, implementation, testing and maintenance of software in a systematic method. The roles in this function will cover all primary development activity across all technology functions that ensure we deliver code with high quality for our applications, products, and services and to understand customer needs and to develop product roadmaps.

These roles include, but are not limited to analysis, design, coding, engineering, testing, debugging, standards, methods, tools analysis, documentation, research and development, maintenance, new development, operations, and delivery. With every role in the company, each position has a requirement for building quality into every output. This also includes evaluating new tools, new techniques, strategies; Automation of common tasks; build of common utilities to drive organizational efficiency with a passion around technology and solutions and influence of thought and leadership on future capabilities and opportunities to apply technology in new and innovative ways.

  • Company thought leader
  • Functional SME
  • Broad business approach
  • Resource to senior leadership
  • Develops pioneering approaches to emerging industry trend

Lead Software Engineer serves as the technology leader working to ensure engineering operational excellence. The role is responsible for the overall operational excellence of the Engineering team to ensure we have high performing feature teams that are tacking the highest priority work and leveraging current development practices to delivery high quality features that align to the business needs. You will subscribe to principles of the LeSS agile framework in your leadership style. You will focus on execution as well as serve as a mentor in leading through digital and organizational transformation.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops technical specifications/design documents as defined in application/system designs and are clearly and comprehensively documented, understood and traceable to business requirements
  • Analyzes/fixes defects identified in testing, including root cause analysis
  • Partners with applicable groups (e.g., QA, Business Systems Analysis) to review and provide feedback on test plan and scenarios
  • Ensures organized source code control and release management
  • Engage with product and technology leaders to gain understanding of the business strategy, vision, and priority
  • Lead multiple engineering/feature teams & drive operational excellence
  • Implement Agile software development and automation across all technology platforms
  • Supports all phases of the SDLC and deploys code to higher environments and collaborates with other in support of the deployment plan
  • Provides on-going expertise to operational support groups and IT teams
  • Participate and support of project teams. Responsible for implementing portions of project plans
  • Identify solutions to non-standard requests and problems
  • Solves complex problems and/or conducts complex analyses
  • Actively participate in all Agile Events (Daily Scrum, Refinement, Sprint Review, Retrospectives)
  • Provides guidance to the teams during product refinement, analysis, solutioning, and delivery of the work
  • Regular 1:1s with all team members in the Engineering Teams from the Technology Organization
  • Provide meaningful feedback to the Talent Advocates (people managers)
  • Provide an excellent onboarding experience all new team members to include team alignment, applications, processes, and tools
  • Observe and update policies related to our Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Assists the AP and Feature teams in clearing large obstacles
  • Keep current with modern technologies and enterprise systems to maintain a wide body of knowledge; regularly teach concepts for colleagues
  • Serves as a mentor to colleagues in regard to developing solid business relationships and leading through organizational transformation
  • Maintains knowledge of current and emerging technologies/products related to architectural solutions
  • Maintains knowledge of current domains and strategic roadmaps and that solutions are aligned with business and IT goals and objectives

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • History of success with application modernization and rationalization
  • Track record of leading through other leaders
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking abilities and an enterprise-wide perspective
  • Expertise in Agile and DevOps methodologies
  • Demonstrated track record of developing enterprise platforms and leading large scale/high transaction digital experiences
  • Proven expertise applying architecture and engineering practices to drive business value
  • Experience creating & owning business-enabling multiple technology roadmaps
  • Experience leading through influence in a complex, large, matrixed, global environment
  • History of executing with excellence: setting purposeful goals and achieving them through intelligent actions, which balancing competing priorities without losing momentum behind execution
  • Deep hands-on technical expertise in building web applications and RESTful web services
  • Fosters accountability, transparent communication, innovation and leading by example
  • Outstanding collaboration, solid influencing, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of networking and internet protocols

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related field or equivalent 5+ years of experience
  • 5+ years of experience in leading multi-faceted development Teams working on relevant technology
  • Experience leading in an Agile organization
  • Experience with building relationships with business leaders
  • Eligible to work in the US

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant Microsoft Certifications
  • 4+ years of industry experience in full-stack development
  • 3+ of these qualifications:
    • Experience with .NET Core or similar object-oriented programming language
    • Experience with Visual Studio NET Frameworks using C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, ASP.Net CORE, jQuery, Restful Web API's, SOAP, JSON, XML for developing Web Applications
    • Experience with Angular, React, or other JavaScript frameworks / libraries
    • Experience with application containerization, deployment, and orchestration across environments
    • Experience in developing single page application with multiple modules using angular 11* above and Typescript
    • Experience with CI/CD and test automation
    • Experience with building and deploying containers
    • Experience in deployment patterns including Blue/Green, Rolling, and Canary
    • Experience with MS SQL, PostgreSQL, or other similar relational database management
    • Experience with Web APIs and (REST) based communication
    • Experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools, Terraform
    • Experience building cloud-native applications in Azure, AWS, or Google
    • Experience writing and testing Web parts, content types, event handlers, custom workflows, and site definitions
  • Experience operating within a Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) Framework
  • Government contracting experience

About naviHealth

Being a pioneer in post-acute management and care transitions with 19 years of experience, naviHealth is uniquely positioned to manage patients, improve clinical and financial outcomes, and share risk with payors and providers. We provide clinical service support alongside proprietary technology and advisory solutions that empower health systems, health plans and post-acute providers to navigate care episodes across the continuum, with the goal of reducing waste and improving patient outcomes.

Our values

  • We care about the people we serve
  • We care about each other
  • We care about our communities
  • We embrace innovation
  • We like simple

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, Washington or New York City Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, Washington or New York City residents is $101,200 to $184,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.