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UnitedHealth Group Senior Software Engineer in Schaumburg, Illinois

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 )

The Software Engineer applies design, development, implementation, testing and maintenance of software in a systematic method. The roles in this function will cover all primary development activity across all technology functions that ensure we deliver code with high quality for our applications, products, and services and to understand customer needs and to develop product roadmaps.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • These roles include, but are not limited to analysis, design, coding, engineering, testing, debugging, standards, methods, tools analysis, documentation, research and development, maintenance, new development, operations, and delivery

  • Evaluating new tools, new techniques, strategies

  • Automation of common tasks; build of common utilities to drive organizational efficiency with a passion around technology and solutions and influence of thought and leadership on future capabilities and opportunities to apply technology in new and innovative ways

  • Generally, work is self-directed and not prescribed

  • Works with less structured, more complex issues

  • Serves as a resource to others

What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:

  • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays

  • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account

  • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage

  • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Education Reimbursement

  • Employee Discounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program

  • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)

  • More information can be downloaded at: http://uhg.hr/uhgbenefits

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 (or higher) OR 10+ years of software engineering experience

  • 8+ years of experience in building highly scalable internet facing applications

  • 4+ years of experience in engineering products/platforms of the cloud; either moving apps to the cloud or building cloud native application (prefer cloud native)

  • 4+ years of experience in full stack development skills - J2EE, RDBMS/NoSQL, JavaScript (React or Angular)

  • 4+ years of experience in Cloud platforms like Azure or AWS (Azure preferred)

  • 4+ years of experience in search (Elastic Search) and Streaming architecture using Kafka

  • 2+ years of practitioner experience on Agile/DevOps

  • 2+ years of experience in production monitoring of apps/platforms including tools like Splunk, Dynatrace

  • 2+ years of experience with end to end web application deployment in a data center – Multi-DC deployment and Traffic Management (GTM vs. LTM) API Gateway (including security management), Core vs DMZ deployment patterns

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the United States healthcare or retail domain

  • Prior experience in member/customer facing platforms like customer websites or call center platforms

  • Experience in data science concepts and application of the same in building products

  • Strong collaboration and inter-personal skills; ability to communicate and work with stakeholders up the hierarchy, and within and across the team

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters , 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)

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

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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

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.

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