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UnitedHealth Group Senior Software Engineer - Telecommute near Franklin, TN in Franklin, Tennessee

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)

If you are located near Franklin, TN, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Business, Technical and Strategic Product to make and meet project commitments in an agile framework; rapidly delivering value to our customers via technology solutions.

  • Senior engineers who contribute to the applications’ technology stack and drive modern solutions to complex problems

  • Help design and development of resilient, reliable, scalable and self-healing solutions to meet and exceed customer requirements

  • Ensure that all parts of the application eco system are thoroughly and effectively covered with telemetry and 24/7 support by the engineering team

  • Collaborate with leaders across partner-teams to build cohesive and optimal solutions

  • Communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written forms, and be able to present and demonstrate work to technical and non-technical stakeholders

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a great, positive attitude

  • A natural leader - someone people are easily convinced to follow and emulate

  • Never blocked. You find a way!

  • Willing and eager to dive in and figure it out. No system is built from unicorn horn dust. It's just code

  • You take extreme ownership and pride in your work

  • Care deeply about team culture and actively influence a positive culture

  • Will automate something so you don't have to do it twice

  • You build everything 'as code': Infrastructure, pipeline, testing, monitoring, etc.

  • Never stop learning

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

  • 3+ years of current experience with languages such as Java, C# or JavaScript/TypeScript as an engineer

  • 2+ years of experience and deep understanding of software engineering and processes: design patterns, algorithms, data structures, schemas and queries, system design, unit testing, code reviews, agile and dev-ops, as well as industry patterns for application architecture and integration

  • 2+ years of experience working with teams that leveraged three or more of the following: continuous integration / continuous delivery tools, REST API development, serverless architecture, containerization, IaC, public / private cloud, web applications, web services, application observability and/or messaging/stream architecture

  • 2+ years of IT full-stack engineering experience

  • 2+ years of experience writing unit or integration tests

  • 1+ years of production experience with cloud technologies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Instrumenting apps with Prometheus/Grafana, and creating effective alarms and dashboards

  • Log indexing tools (e.g. ELK stack, Datadog, Splunk, Sumologic)

  • SRE principles (error budgets, alarming practices, etc.)

  • Healthcare domain background

  • Development experience in .NET CORE, Docker, Cloud, Kubernetes, Angular 2+, Message Queues

  • Experience with technologies such as: HTML/Javascript, TestCafe, NodeJS, Git, JEST or SOA

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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: Software Engineer; Senior Software Engineer, Franklin, TN, Tennessee, Telecommute, Remote, Work from Home