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UnitedHealth Group Software Engineer - Basking Ridge, NJ or Telecommute in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with 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 reliable. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing yourlife's best work. (sm)

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


  • Develop RESTful APIs,microservices and application integrations by leveraging Kafka streaming techstack

  • Work with public cloudmigrations and solutions

  • Analyze allrequirements and maintain all architecture business systems and documents

  • Embrace solutionsfocused on modernization, enablement, and engineering tooling

  • Create quick workingproof of concepts to validate and formalize solutions and design

  • Own the overalltechnical design and direction of the developed product

  • Bring innovative ideasto help continuously improve the Optum product portfolio including the design,build, deploy, test and runtime within cloud ecosystems

  • Participate indebugging and performance tuning in a high-performance cloud platform

  • A great attitude andthe passion and persistence to solve complex problems

  • Analyze metrics andmeasure effectiveness of programs and return of investment goals

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 or equivalent experience

  • 4+ years of experience building and shipping production web enabled software in a scaled distributed environment

  • 3+ years of experience implementing RESTful microservices

  • 3+ years of experience in Java (preferably java 8+)

  • 1+ year(s) of experience with GIT version control

  • 1+ year(s) of experience with Automated Unit Testing and Integration Testing

  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Deployment Strategies

  • Hands on development using container virtualization utilizing Docker and CICD using Jenkins

  • Hands on development experience using UI framework

  • 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:

  • Healthcare industry experience

  • Knowledge of pub/sub technology like Kafka

  • Knowledge of Spring framework / Spring boot

  • Knowledge of a variety of modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, Node)

  • Data Modeling and data management

  • Knowledge of a variety of modern database technologies (mySQL/Cassandra/Mongo, etc.)

  • Experience with JSON and/or Avro message formats

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.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. 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.

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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