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UnitedHealth Group Software Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

The ideal candidate for this Software Engineer role will be an enthusiastic problem-solver who is comfortable taking charge, making sound business decisions and formulating creative tactical solutions to business and operational problems, all while handling multiple tasks simultaneously.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research, evaluate, identify alternative approaches, recommend, design and code efficient and effective solutions for challenging problems ranging from small to large work efforts for low to high complexity problems

  • Comply with standards and guidelines related to the design, construction, testing and deployment activities as established by departmental and organizational standards

  • Demonstrate collaborative skills working within a project team of diverse skills and will bring communication skills including oral, written and presentation skills, creativity, and problem solving skills to a challenging environment

  • Partner with other competency leads/ developers and support project planning, technical design, development and solution deployment functions

  • Identify opportunities in business processes, system capabilities and delivery methodologies for continuous improvement as applicable

  • Doesn’t mind to wear multiple hats as we embrace DevOps culture and you are expected to do/learn different disciplines of software engineering like development, testing, operation work

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 in computer science, business or other relevant degree; OR equivalent professional experience

  • 1+ years of hands-on software engineering, object-oriented and/or functional programming

  • 1+ years of experience using Java 8, spring boot.

  • 1+ years of experience integrating RESTful APIs or web services with user interfaces

  • 1+ years working with data technologies such as SQL, NoSQL

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Jenkins CI/CD, JUnit, test automation and Docker a plus

  • Experience with Message Broker system like Kafka or MQ

  • Experience using AngularJS usingTypescript

  • Proficiency in Github and Maven to manage source code and dependencies

  • Working knowledge of OpenShift, AWS or Microsoft Azure cloud

  • Working knowledge of Agile Central, Jira or equivalent Agile tracking tools

  • Jenkins, SonarQube, Selenium and DevOps tools a plus

  • Proven experience with open source technologies

  • Disciplined, engineering oriented mind set

  • Production support experience

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: computer science, business, software engineering