Lead Platform Software Engineer (Elastic Search) – Eden Prairie, MN

Full Time Eden Prairie MN UnitedHealth Group

industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better
positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with
an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are
significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your
life's best work.(sm)


currently have a Lead role for the ‘Elastic Search Platform’ in Optum
Technology. The position will be based only in Eden Prairie, MN.



  • Develop a platform to provide Elastic Search platform
    available as a service within Optum
  • Work with automation and orchestration tools such as
    OpenShift, Jenkins, Ansible or other commercial PaaS offerings
  • Continually monitor industry developments in Cloud
    infrastructure developments, tools and products used in the cloud delivery
  • Work with Software, Platform Engineering and Operations
    teams on the development and delivery of operational ready platforms
  • Work with Elastic Search consumers to scope, provisions
    and provide a stable platform
  • Assess and interpret customer needs and requirements
  • Work with full Elastic Search and Elastic Cloud Stack:
    Elastic, Logstash, Kibana, Machine Learning, APM, Beats and more
  • Design automated, resilient, scalable platform
  • Participate in development of automated delivery work
    flows using cloud automation and orchestration tools, Unix shell scripting
    and other deployment tools
  • Involved in solving moderately complex problems and/or
    conduct moderately complex analysis
  • Deliver the process and standards for developing new
    and exciting services for our customers
  • Develop integrations between vendor tool APIs and
    automation frameworks
  • Provide explanation and information to others on
    difficult issues
  • Coach, provide feedback guide others and mentor team
  • Identify/quantify scope and impact of business changes
    on systems
  • Support, design and improve on monitoring, alerting and
    tooling efforts
  • Reviewing the decisions the team makes to ensure
    consistency and alignment with the vision
  • Maintain awareness of current technology assets, and
    the applicability and capability of each
  • Ability and willingness to augment current expertise
    with new open source or targeted vendor technologies

Candidates applying for
this role must be able to work full time in the Eden Prairie, MN offices or
willing to move on their own.


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
  • 6+ years of experience in the area of Platform
  • 5+ years of experience in a technical lead position (SME)
    or mentorship while providing technical guidance to team
  • 4+ years of experience with ElasticSearch development
    or engineering
  • 2+ years of experience with Kafka, OpenShift, Java or
    Python development
  • 2+ years of development experience including full life
    cycle activities
  • Experience with Agile methodology
  • Experience working across fully automated stacks in a
    CI/CD ecosystem
  • Agile DevOps delivery model experience
  • Experience with general ITIL principle of Issue and
    Problem management and resolution


  • Health care industry experience
  • Experience with distributed data stores at scale
  • Experience working with emerging technologies
  • Experience working effectively across multiple
    functional areas in a matrixed environment
  • Experience with Cassandra, Kafka, Prometheus, Grafana
  • Experience with test case automation
  • Experience in agile environments (using tools like CA
    Agile Central)

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.



Java, Kafka, Python, OpenShift, Platform Software Engineer, Elastic Search,
Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

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