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UnitedHealth Group Lead Software Engineer - 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)

The Fullstack Engineer is responsible for providing technical leadership and hands-on contributions towards a global team of Engineers to deliver relevant, timely, and insightful information to the business. You will be responsible for developing code and configuring software that builds fantastic APIs for our clinical customers.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Deliver code to build fantastic APIs, driving best practices and ensuring the development of high-quality code for common assets and framework components

  • Provide technical design guidance and contribute to a team of high caliber Engineers by developing test-driven solutions that can be deployed quickly and in an automated fashion

  • Manage and execute against agile plans and set deadlines based on client, business, and technical requirements

  • Drive resolution of technology roadblocks, including code, infrastructure, build, deployment, and operations

  • Advocate for technologies, frameworks, design patterns, processes, and guiding values of front-end engineering

  • Embrace the DevOps mentality by building solutions designed for availability and scalability in an iterative manner

  • Ensure all code adheres to development & security standards Requirements

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:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent 5+ years of experience

  • 5+ years of experience using Python and/or Java

  • 5+ years of experience using Git

  • 5+ years of experience in building web services and use and creation of APIs using Spring Framework

  • 2+ years of experience in writing Graph queries

  • Experience writing automated unit tests, functional tests, and integration tests

  • Experience in CICD like Jenkins and managing multiple K8s environments

  • Excellent Understanding of REST protocol and API design

Preferred Qualifcations:

  • Experience with Java, Spring frameworks, multi-threading, and caching techniques

  • Experience with Data engineering using Sparq, Scala, DBT, etc.

  • Experience working in an agile test-driven development with continuous integration

  • Experience using Docker or Kubernetes for complex software systems with teams

  • Development and integration of new or existing applications into the technical infrastructure and existing business processes

  • Solid expertise in Java-based frameworks like Spring, Hibernate, etc.

  • Excellent Understanding of graph algorithms and exposure to GNNs

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)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. 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.

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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