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UnitedHealth Group Senior or Principal UI Software Engineer - Telecommute in Multiple Locations in Chicago, Illinois

Careers at Rally Health, part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. Our mission at Rally® is to empower individuals to take control of their health through personalized, data-driven health care information and recommendations that lead to better outcomes. We leverage our digital platform and leading-edge technology to make health care data accessible wherever and whenever people need it, all while ensuring safety and reliability. Here, you’ll help people find the right doctors, give them a clear breakdown of costs, incentivize them to stay focused on their overall health with daily goals, and help them earn rewards such as discounts on a wide range of goods as well as bonuses for reaching fitness objectives. As part of our Rally® team, you’ll have the opportunity to drive change with an innovative healthcare technology company that is dedicated to creating a culture of healthy living. Help us bring real change to healthcare and you’ll experience what it’s like to do your life's best work.(sm)

Care solutions lets people find, price, schedule, prepare and pay for care, and rewards them for choosing the appropriate care. Our digital focus is changing the way consumers experience their healthcare.

As a Senior Software Engineer focusing on the UI, you will build reusable UI components and scalable features that are lightweight and fast for the user. Working within a team comprised of diverse skills, building engaging user interfaces, your work will develop responsive web apps that look and work great across multiple devices. You will work within the Care Solution group and you will report to the Manager, Engineering.

If you are located within Chicago, IL, Minneapolis, MN, Washington, DC, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide meaningful contribution to code reviews

  • Write reusable code, initiate refactoring

  • Understand performance/scale tradeoffs

  • Create common tools

  • Apply coding patterns and best practices

  • Produce and deploy secure code

  • Use modern JS libraries and frameworks like React and React Native

  • Proficient using RESTful APIs and asynchronous JS

  • Frequently test your code with modern JS testing frameworks and tools

  • Create accessible web applications (WCAG 2.0 or 508)

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:

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical role or the equivalent experience

  • 4+ years experience with hands-on front-end frameworks

  • Expert design at the component level

  • Senior level understanding of CSS, HTTP, cookies, caching, and HTML5 web storage

  • Coding abilities and experience with architecture patterns of large, high-scale applications

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment

Job Keywords: Senior, Principal Software Engineer, UI, Chicago, IL, Minneapolis, MN, Remote, Washington, DC, Telecommute, Telcommuter, WFH, Remote, Work From Home

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