Lead Software Engineer

Full Time Eden Prairie MN UnitedHealth Group

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) 

 

The health solutions marketplace is
hungry for new ideas, innovative products and software that drives elevated
performance for the business and the customer. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth
Group family of businesses, is feeding incredible solutions to that marketplace
every day by bringing out the best in our software engineering teams. We serve
customers across the health system. Not only do we have more of them every day,
we also have more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise
than any competitor anywhere. We're out to change the way our businesses and
consumers engage with technology. If you're in, you'll be challenged like never
before. It's time to join this history making.


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



Primary
Responsibilities:

  • Infrastructure and platform DevOps work
  • Leading and
    mentoring junior software engineers
  • Technical
    curiosity and an ability to troubleshoot the unknown.
  • Deliver
    professional level technical work in support of the development of company
    products, tools, platforms and services, typically for an external
    customer or end user.
  • Operates within
    established methodologies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Applies knowledge
    of principles and techniques to solve technical problems.
  • Works closely with
    other functions to understand customer needs and to develop product
    roadmaps.
  • Works with less
    structured, more complex issues.
  • Be an active
    participant on the Scrum team.
  • Utilize solid
    development skills and gain an understanding of software architecture.
 

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:

  • Bachelor's degree
    or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of
    experience in the software engineering profession
  • 2+ years of
    experience working with Kafka
  • Experience with
    technologies such as Kubernetes, key-value stores (such as Cassandra),
    Elasticsearch
  • Willingness to
    work an on-call rotation
 

Preferred
Qualifications:

  • Experience delivering software using a DevOps approach
  • Experience with
    Cloud technologies
     
  • Health care industry experience
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, fluid environment
    while maintaining adherence to standards and best practices
 

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)


*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.

 
 

Job
Keywords:
Lead Software Engineer, Eden Prairie, MN, Kafka, Kubernetes,
ElasticSearch
, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

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