Optum is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in
multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we
think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about
transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference?
Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best
Come help us solve some of the most complex problems in the
health care industry. We're a team of engineers focused on
transforming healthcare data.
We're building a platform which teams can leverage to interact
with their health care data. We build APIs which are utilized
between product teams within the organization. We're working
on-prem and in the cloud. We're looking for people who are
passionate about working with new technologies and who want to make
a difference in the health care industry.
This is an opportunity to impact every area of UnitedHealth. You
will leverage innovation from across the business while building
- As a part of the Health Care Platform organization, you will
architect, build and deliver APIs using GraphQL
- Solving difficult software problems at massive scale, with
consumers spanning across multiple business units at Optum and
- Participate in the planning and execution of new technology
projects which support the Health Care Platform organization
- Mentor junior engineers in utilizing strong design and
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.
- Hands on programming skills in the following
languages/frameworks: Java or Node.js
- Hands on development skills with relational databases (e.g. SQL
Server, MySQL, Postgres) and NoSQL databases (Cassandra,
- Experience building web services: REST APIs or GraphQL
- Experience with containerization (Docker), and orchestration
engines (e.g. Kubernetes, Mesos, Rancher)
- Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for
the full software development lifecycle (SDLC).
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or
other company location.
- Employees are 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 prior to entering the work site
each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. 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.
- Experience with designing and building large-scale web
applications and services
- Proven results; a history of project delivery
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.
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