Sr. Software Engineer – Multiple Locations

Full Time Eden Prairie MN UnitedHealth Group

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.

This role includes, 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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze existing and new functionality to fulfill business and IT related requirements
  • Developing new functionality using Synon, Cobol, and Java languages
  • Implementing and adhering to UHG standards, including but not limited to CI/CD, Code vulnerability management, Code quality and ATDD
  • Be liaison between the business and IT teams
  • Provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise
  • Helping the team in the Agile maturity and become a SME (Subject Matter Expert) of the application

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
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, verbal, written communication and presentations skills
  • Facilitation, critical thinking, problem solving, design and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, as well as escalation to management
  • Database knowledge and Synon, Cobol and Java technical background
  • 5+ years of Java developer experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Healthcare experience
  • Jenkins, Gherkin, Cucumber
  • Python

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: Healthcare, UHG, Optum

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