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Senior Principal Software Engineer - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job 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)**Optum-UHC Technology is out to change the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. Our team is focused on driving change, modernization, and ensuring reliable and stable systems so that we can help to transform health care - making it easier, more affordable, and more effective for those we serve. We are passionate about technology and the role it plays to create distinctive experiences to our constituents. While we are always focused on how technology can help us deliver faster and with improved quality, we are far more enthusiastic about the ways technology can reinvent how we deliver on our mission in partnership with our lines of business and Optum Technology.Software engineering is the application of engineering to the 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.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. With every role in the company, each position has a requirement for building quality into every output. This also includes 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.If you're in, you'll be challenged like never before. It's time to join this history making.+ Meaningful work in a healthcare technology company that is ranked #5 on the Fortune 500 list+ An environment that is collaborative, diverse, friendly, and fun+ Cross functional teams that solve problems, while leveraging cutting edge technology+ Flexibility to telecommute from anywhere within the U.S.**We are hiring now for a variety of technology focused roles.**For more information, check out the details below:Apply here- UHCTech Career (https://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com/job-search-results/?keyword=%23OTUHCTech)\#otuhctech \#dice (https://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com/job-search-results/?keyword=%23dice) Optum Jobs \#Optumtech (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/?keywords=optumtech=urn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A6892667237153464322) #recruiting (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/?keywords=recruiting=urn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A6892667237153464322) #otutswe (https://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com/job-search-results/?keyword=%23otutswe) \#techrecruiting \#healthcare (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/?keywords=healthcare=urn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A6892667237153464322)You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S., preferably in Eden Prairie, MN as you take on some tough challenges.**Primary Responsibilities:**+ Mentor and grow Engineers in the organization+ Focus on raising the bar with flawless execution+ Lead Engineering design and development for teams across multiple cross-functional domains+ Collaborate with Product Management to build long term product roadmaps, and have a solid voice in product user interaction and experience design and implementation+ Attract high-performing Engineering talent into the organization+ Build succession plans and growth management talent to meet strategic and operating objectives+ The lead product, process, tooling, and hiring initiatives that go across organizational boundaries+ Understand the importance of KR and metrics to drive organizational success+ Collaborate with key enterprise teams+ Assess and recommend vendor products/tools to leadership+ Cultivate an environment of continuous engineering improvement through mentoring, feedback, and metrics+ Partner with peers to identify opportunities for code sharing, common services, joint development, etc.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:**+ 10+ years of combined software engineering experience+ 5+ years of technical mentorship experience+ Deep computer science fundamentals including Algorithms, Data Structures, and practical applications of these to build software systems+ Experience with cloud-native environments and ecosystems (Azure highly preferred)+ Proven proponent of metrics and engineering best practices, and demonstrable track record of addressing engineering efficiency bottlenecks+ Success in growing and managing geographically distributed teams using successful recruiting, employee development, and retention+ Solid project planning and execution skills including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules+ Ability to travel 25% of the time+ Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance**Preferred Qualifications:**+ Local to Eden Prairie, MN+ Systems Security experience+ Advanced degree in technology, engineering, or science+ Exceptional communication skills and experience presenting to a C-level audience+ Experience with code contribution to the open-source community_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 $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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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