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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Software Engineering Lead - Python/Java_React - Hyderabad


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:

  • Write user stories and acceptance test criteria for features and detailed functional& nonfunctional requirements for the engineering and development teams
  • Engage with the Business Partners to understand the context and synthesized market needs that drive the features and user stories. These must delight customers and users, and confound competitor
  • Define Minimum Viable Product features needed for new capabilities, and draw on an agile mindset: implement the minimal scope that could possibly stand on its own without negatively impacting existing functionality, and rapidly iterate and evolve it based on user and market feedback
  • Review code and design on various aspects like extensibility, scalability, security, design patterns etc. and ensure that all relevant best practices are followed
  • Contribute to the architecture of the system, take responsibility for the quality and stability of the product by getting hands-on with code and design reviews, debugging complex issues, among other things
  • Accountable for team’s delivery
  • Develop and automate business solutions by creating new and modifying existing software applications
  • Develop innovation, strategies, processes, and best practices
  • Promote and develop the culture of collaboration, accountability and quality
  • Provide technical support to team. Help team in resolving technical issues
  • Closely work with Business Teams, Onshore partners, deployment and infrastructure teams
  • Thought Leadership: Propose and implement best in class architectural solution for big and complex systems
  • Mentor: Coach high performing engineering team to build and deliver high quality product to market
  • Design and Coding are primary responsibilities of this role
  • Develop and Manage application using Public & Private Cloud infrastructure
  • Develop Microservices, leveraging container-based architecture using Kubernetes/EKS and Docker
  • Participate in Architecture discussion with Senior Architects, Product Owners, and Development Team and suggest appropriate technical solutions to achieve the required product features as well as monitoring technical progress against plans
  • Technology PoCs and spike
  • Analyze and troubleshoot application issues in a timely fashion
  • Assist in risk assessment and mitigation activities
  • DevOps activities
  • Propose Innovative Solutions for the existing problems of Products
  • Constantly look at security aspects and propose architectural solution for security vulnerabilities
  • Develop detailed design specifications, data mapping and data transformation rules as per Product need
  • Define, use and communicate design patterns and best practices
  • Present and evaluate design solutions objectively and facilitate conflict resolution
  • Develops pioneering approaches to emerging technology and industry trends
  • Participation in Design reviews, Test Case reviews, and Production Support readiness reviews for new releases
  • Develops innovative approaches on performance optimization & automation
  • Support QA, UAT and Release phases of the project via defect analysis, change maintenance, etc.
  • Provide technology leadership to the team. Mentor and guide them whenever required
  • 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
  • At least 8 - 10 years of experience in developing Java/Python distributed architecture applications
  • Hands-on experience of developing high performing scalable Platform architecture for Microservices bases applications using Public cloud like AWS, Azure, Google etc.
  • Hands-on experience in developing Web Applications and REST services using Sprint Boot, Spring, Django, Flask, React, Python
  • Hands-on experience in coding and solving complex issues
  • Hands-on experience in Developing applications using Multi-Threading and Multi Process in Java/Python
  • Experience in developing platform/frameworks using Java/Python libraries
  • Experience on DevOps tools like Terraform, chef, puppet, Ansible, Git & GitHub
  • Exposure of developing CI/CD pipelines. GitHub flow branching model
  • Expertise on profiler, security tools, design tools and methodologies, cloud etc.
  • Strong database skill with Postgres, MongoDB, Casandra, Graph DB etc.
  • Strong problem solving, interviewing and fact-finding skills
  • Ability to own and deliver projects and results of increasing technical complexity

Preferred Qualification:

  • Knowledge of US Healthcare domain

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)