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UnitedHealth Group Principal, DevOps Engineer - Telecommute in Baltimore, Maryland

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Principal DevOps Engineer will support a family of new system interfaces providing access to one of the largest administrative claims databases in the world. In support of the first Data-as-a-Service interoperability solution ever designed for our instantly recognizable client, you will provide DevOps for technologies that may include GraphQL, REST, JSON, Docker, Kubernetes, and many others. Your experience and good judgement will be invaluable as you help our team execute the tools and processes that bridge the gap between Development and Operations teams. Candidate should be able to work in fast-paced multi-disciplinary environments. A professional at this position level within Optum has the following responsibilities: Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems. Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals. Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support SAFe DevSecOps process and methodology in a large federal IT program

  • Design, set up, monitor, and enhance a Continuous Delivery pipeline\

  • Build infrastructure as code in an AWS environment

  • Support and work closely with both engineers & stakeholders

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 in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline

  • 3+ years of experience with implementation of Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and/or DevOps solutions or architecture patterns

  • 3+ years of experience with code repository management, commit and build, code merge and quality checks, continuous integration through pipeline creation, and automated deployment and management using AWS DevOps, Jenkins, Git, Maven, Ant, SonarQube or comparable tools

  • Worked in an Agile DevOps environment

  • 3+ years of experience with scripting using Linux Shell, Python, YAML, JavaScript, PowerShell or comparable

  • 2+ years of experience with AWS including CloudFormation, EKS, ECS, EC2, S3, RDS, Lambda, CLI

  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be 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. 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 Infrastructure Automation using Terraform, Ansible, or other comparable tools

  • Experience with Containerization using Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, or other comparable tools

  • Experience with Automated Testing Integration

  • Certified SAFe DevOps Practitioner

  • Experience with the operational environments at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

*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.

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