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Web Developer - Software Engineer - Hybrid- Lansing, MI


Software Engineer


Lansing, Michigan, United States

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)

This candidate will be part of a 43-person team made up of Project Managers, Teradata and Web Developers, Data Modelers, DBAs, Business Analysts and Report Analysts. Must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with programmers, analysts, immediate supervisor, management, system users, operations, other State agencies and the private sector.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work as a team with other developers to produce Web applications/Web Service applications
  • Learn and understand the client's business process
  • Develop and maintain system source code using to produce web applications
  • Follow State procedures and development coding standards when developing code
  • Provide standardization and consistency across web applications
  • Participate in discussions to document and recommend alternative solutions or application requirements for assigned projects
  • Identify and initiate resolutions to user problems and concerns associated with web applications
  • Assist the team in solving complex and/or critical issues and developing innovative solutions
  • Assist in preparing presentation materials for technical review meetings, approval sessions, and application demonstrations
  • Assist with preparation of help documents and procedure manuals affiliated with assigned projects
  • Participate in Requirements and Functional Design sessions with business analyst, technical and business subject matter experts
  • Participate in completion of technical documentation for Requirements, Functional Design, including as is or to be process flows, screen mockups, and use cases

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:

  • 2+ years experience with Visual Studio - Developing, deploying, and supporting web-based applications using Visual Studio Integrated Development Environment using C#
  • 2+ years experience using ASP.NET 4.0+ with Webforms and MVC (Model View Controller)
  • 2+ years experience with SQL Server or other relational databases
  • 2+ years experience using Javascript, JQuery, Javascript libraries and plugins, CSS Libraries (Bootstrap and Ajax) to enhance the user interface and experience of web-based applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using version control software (Subversion, GitHub)
  • Experience in Agile Development methodology
  • Experience with Automated Testing tools
  • Experience in Health Care Industry, Medicaid data and/or State Government
  • Experience developing RESTful web services
  • Experience developing Web Applications which utilize Teradata RDBMS
  • Experience developing with Telerik Control Toolkit
  • Experience using web application interface with LDAP, Microsoft SharePoint, Business Objects and FileNet
  • Experience using tools for web prototyping, including Protoshare

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.

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.