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UnitedHealth Group Lead Software Engineer - MN and Hartford or Telecommute in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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)

Optum is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference?

As a Solution Architect/Lead Software Engineer, you will be part of an engineering feature team. You will partner with business operations and product owner to deliver solutions for digital transformation initiatives within UHG. Your work will entail development of modern digital experiences and automated transactions to replace manual paper-based transactions.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. MN and Hartford Preferred

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, and test customer centric software solutions while coaching and mentoring less experienced engineers

  • Act as a servant leader while achieving timely resolution of all production issues meeting or exceeding Service Level Agreements

  • Build teams that value high quality and utilize peer code reviews to ensure the work delivered by the team is of high-quality standards

  • Mentor other developers on coding standards, problem solving, and application architecture

  • Create solution architecture documentation with teams and teach others to do so

  • Effectively present architecture and design to business stakeholders and engineering team

  • Create CBA (cost benefit analysis), build consensus & buy-in from various stakeholders

  • Research new technology, framework & tools to create solution which are cost effective, high performance & resilient

  • Propose POCs for new approach, participate in technology evaluation

  • Provide support and leadership in critical production support issue resolution

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:

  • 10+ years of experience with Java/J2EE, UI frameworks and databases (e.g. MySQL, Oracle, DB2, Cassandra etc)

  • 3+ years of experience application architecture & design experience involving heterogeneous enterprise scale systems & software’s

  • 3+ years of experience working on software involving rules engine, APIs, streaming & messaging platform

  • 2+ years of knowledge cloud technologies like Docker, Cloud infrastructure, API Gateway, Jenkins Pipeline etc.

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Adobe Experience Manager Certifications

  • Working knowledge of AWS/Azure cloud platform

  • Working knowledge of Elastic Stack

  • Can work out of Hartford, Connecticut location

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.

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. 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 Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

For more information on our Internal Job Posting Policy, click here. (https://hub.uhg.com/policies/human-capital/hiring-employment/Internal-Job-Posting/208)

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 bylower 48 law.

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

Job Keywords: Lead Software Engineer, Java/J2EE, UI Frameworks, CBA, Java, J2EE, Docker, Cloud Infrastructure, API Gateway, Jenkins, Pipeline, Adobe, AWS, Elastic Stack, MN, Hartford, Telecommute, WFH, Work From Home, WAH, Work At Home

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