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UnitedHealth Group Lead Software Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN or Boston, MA in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Do you take pride in designing and delivering solutions that make a difference in people’s lives? Applications and services that are scalable and can be leveraged and reused in the global marketplace? Then Optum is the place for you! At Optum, you can bring your passion for innovation to an Agile environment where some of the smartest people you'll ever work with are working together to help disrupt the healthcare system with smart technology. We will make the health care system work better for everyone. When you join us as a Lead Software Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your technical expertise, making historic transformation in health care and changing the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. You will be challenged with delivering high quality software products to impact the health care industry for the better. Here, you'll work at a pace you didn't know you had in you, your performance will be rewarded and, at the end of the day, you'll know you're doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all phases of software engineering including; requirements, design, coding, testing, deployment, and operations

  • Design and implement product features in collaboration with product managers and stakeholder

  • Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries

  • Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks

  • Build awesome software that changes not just our business but the whole industry

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:

  • 4+ years of experience in the software engineering profession

  • 3+ years of experience with databases and basic schema development/design

  • 3+ years of experience building RESTful APIs

  • 3+ years of experience building web applications with JavaScript, C#, and/or Java

  • 2+ years of experience deploying apps on Amazon, Azure, or Google PAAS

  • 2+ years of experience with “DevOps” - Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

  • 1+ years of experience working with Kubernetes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Docker

  • Experience with Test Driven Development.

  • Experience with Node.js

  • Deep JavaScript experience such as “Prototypical Inheritance” and “Scoping”

  • Experience building RESTful web services

  • Experience with NoSQL

  • Experience with Cryptography, Authentication, and/or other web security

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 $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

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, Minnesota, Boston, MA, Massachusetts