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UnitedHealth Group

Software Engineering Lead - Pega - Hyderabad, TG


Software Engineering


Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serving as a core member of an engineering team that designs and develops software applications
  • Writing code and unit tests, working on API specs, automation, and conducting code reviews and testing
  • Performing ongoing refactoring of code, utilizing visualization and other techniques to fast-track concepts, and delivering continuous improvement
  • Working with product managers to prioritize features for ongoing sprints and managing a list of technical requirements based on industry trends, new technologies, known defects, and issues
  • Demonstrated experience in Agile development, application design, software development, and testing
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external business partners
  • Expertise in objected oriented analysis and design across a variety of platforms
  • Contributes to the design of the application typically focused on specific automation or integration activities
  • Identifies reusable components and implement accordingly
  • Participates in the compilation of the User Stories as required by project
  • Interfaces with the LBA/BA to address the configuration associated with the User Stories
  • Works with all groups to help insure best possible design for a solution
  • Configures Pega solution including integrations between systems and development of automated activities
  • Serve as a testing resource for the implementation team in the unit testing and integration testing of application functionality and re-testing of reported issues from unit and user-acceptance testing
  • Management and support of the various environment
  • System performance tuning
  • Have a working knowledge of the following PRPC design and implementation topics: (Work Object Relationships,
  • Specialization techniques, Reporting, Routing (Skills based), Rule Resolution/Inheritance/Circumstancing, Class Design, Locking , Persistence, Authentication, Agents, Functions/Java API, Services, Connectors
  • Have a working knowledge of PRPC architecture including the following: (J2EE architecture, PRPC Multi-node architecture, PRPC Caching, Session Management, Ajax in PRPC, Tracer, DB trace)
  • Can build sub-components of application solutions
  • Assists in the diagnosis and resolution of an issue, including the determination and provision of workaround solution or escalation to BAs, SSAs, LSAs, Pega Client Support
  • Identifies and proposes PRPC enhancements from trends in requirements
  • Understanding of the supporting tools available to Architects such as the Pega PDN. Must have working knowledge of how to search for documentation on different topics and open a Pega support ticket
  • Good understanding / hands on experience with Admin Studio and AES to troubleshoot the system
  • Clear understanding of Pega’s Frameworks and their offerings
  • Identifies Framework enhancements or modifications made at client sites in order to meet project functional requirements or to meet ongoing compliance need
  • To be considered for this position, applicants need to meet the qualifications listed in this posting.
  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Pega knowledge (including certification): minimum CSSA with 5+ years of experience or LSA with 2+ years of experience or CSA with 7+ years of experience
  • 9+ years of experience working on software development projects
  • Experience with JAVA and related technologies, including relational databases
  • Experience with Pega RULES Process Commander System or other Business Process Management (BPM) system is a plus
  • Team leadership and team management experience
  • Experience prototyping and performance tuning applications deployed across multiple operating systems, languages and computing platforms
  • Understanding of container technologies: OpenShift, Docker, etc.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of both the business process(es) and the technical application of the Framework(s) worked on
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies (i.e. SCRUM)
  • Familiarity with Pega Health Care Frameworks
  • Familiarity with Pega Robotics
  • Familiarity with hosting Pega applications on OpenShift platforms.
  • Development using Pega Express
  • Participates in the Agile team build activities
  • Ability to organize and facilitate discussions with 5+ people (all levels)
  • Lead small team (2-4) of on and offshore developers
  • Strong oral and written communications

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)