Software Engineer-Java, Python- Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 11.AUG.2021
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Summary

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you ge...

Description

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)

Software engineering is the application of engineering to the design, development, implementation, testing and maintenance of software in a systematic method. The role 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 applications. 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.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Designing and developing/coding software components including web applications, middleware and services on Java, GraphQL, ReactJS, CHEF, Python
  • Design, build and deploy elegant backend and API framework-based solutions
  • Support all aspects of Java development both Front End and Back End (designing, coding, testing, debugging, and maintaining products)
  • Maintain high standard of code quality and unit test coverage
  • Discuss and ideate technology solutions along with other members
  • Work with cross functional teams to research and resolve production issues
  • Basic, structured, standard approach to work
  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so

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 and/or MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 4+ years of software development (and design) experience using modern languages (Java, Python, CHEF, ReactJS)
  • Experience with testing practices, processes and artifact creation
  • Experience working in Agile environment
  • Understanding of databases (RDBMS, NoSQL) and should be able to run queries to pull data
  • Proficient in REST based APIs, Apache Kafka, K8s / OpenShift, DevOps
  • Proficient with data structures, algorithms and systems architecture
  • Knowledge in microservices development using frameworks like Spring Boot, Dropwizard, etc.
  • Knowledge of containers / dockers
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be 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. 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:

  • Experience with infrastructure automation using Orchestration Tools (like StackStorm)
  • Knowledge of and experience with Ansible
  • Knowledge of and experience with Splunk
  • Familiar with DevOps tools such as GitHub, Foreman
  • Network familiarity
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in dynamic environment

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 Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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

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: Software Engineer, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote

 
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