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UnitedHealth Group Find and Price Care - Sr or Principal Software Engineer - Telecommute in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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)

Find and Price Care lets people find, price, and schedule their care needs, whether it's finding an in-network provider, choosing in-network facility, getting an estimate for any procedure (from simple office visits to complex care paths), or scheduling a virtual visit.

If you are located in lower 48 states, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Architect and build scalable systems, libraries, and frameworks

  • Develop APIs and web microservices

  • Integrate third-party APIs and understand them in several formats

  • Write backend code using Scala

  • Contribute to frontend code stack in React

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:

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical role

  • 2+ years of professional software development/engineering experience in Java or another compiled language

  • Scala experience or full commitment to learning and using it

  • Unit testing experience (prefer Scalatest/Spec2/ScalaCheck)

  • Database and caching experience; SQL or NoSQL

  • Knowledge of REST/Http, json and backend systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expert-level experience in Scala/Java or another compiled language

  • Commercial experience with distributed, high-performance systems

  • Experience with cloud-based services and hosting (AWS, EC2)

  • Exposure to JavaScript-based framework like React or Angular

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $71,400 to $127,400. 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.

*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: Java, Scala, SQL, No SQL, AWS, EC2, cloud, Rest, HTTP, JSON, Angular, React, Scalatest, Spec2, ScalaCheck, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote

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