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Senior Software Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

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 work.(sm)

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 our platform!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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 UnitedHealth Group
  • 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 implementation practices

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:

  • 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, MongoDB)
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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.

Job Keywords: Senior Software Engineer, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

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