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UnitedHealth Group Senior Software Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN 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)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performing all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development & testing

  • Designing and implementing product features in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders

  • Design, develop and test reusable frameworks, libraries, Java & Big Data components

  • Working very closely with Architecture group and driving technical solutions

  • Be innovative in solution design and development to meet the needs of the business

  • Address the performance issues and design the solutions to meet low latency needs

  • Use Big data technologies to enrich and transform data and conduct data analytics

  • Support the implementation and drive it to stable state in production

  • Provide alternate design solutions along with project estimates

  • Reviewing code and providing feedback relative to best practices, improving performance etc.

  • Troubleshooting production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as required

  • Demonstrate substantial depth of knowledge and experience in a specific area of Big Data and Java development

  • Provide automated solutions using Agile framework and DevOps model

  • Demonstrate substantial depth of knowledge in Continuous Delivery/Continuous Integration systems

  • Collaborate with the team to meet project timelines

  • Agile/Scrum methodology

  • Clear and concise communication, able to articulate clearly with Tech & Business teams

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:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 4+ years of hands-on expertise with Big Data technologies (Hadoop Ecosystem): Spark/Scala, Hive, HBase, HDFS, Pig, Map Reduce, Oozie.

  • 3+ years of experience in IT

  • 3+ years of hands-on expertise with Unix

  • 3+ years of experience with SQL

  • 2+ years of experience with Kafka, Python, Elastic Search, Kibana

  • Experience participating in on-call support rotation

  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Canonicals Models

  • Cloud Technology experience

  • Cloud certifications

  • Experience with Kubernetes

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)

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.

Job Keywords: Senior Software Engineer, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota