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UnitedHealth Group Director, Software Engineering - Plymouth, MN or Telecommute in Plymouth, 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)

Drive Digital Transformation and Intelligent Operations for Network and Security - Products and Services. This leader will be responsible for innovating and architecting software solutions with Open Source product adoption and drive penetration of these solutions within the organization. This individual will focus on transforming and driving excellence in customer experience. This individual will be looked upon to innovate, engineer and influence next generation of complex solutions to excel customer needs.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Software Engineering mindset in innovating and engineering automated solutions

  • Data driven approach in identifying routine manual tasks and identifying where automation can be used to improve service delivery

  • Monitoring and analyzing the network environment to introduce efficiencies by use of automation

  • Open Source Software Adoption to drive Intelligent Operations

  • Mentoring and coaching software engineers within the team

  • Pro - actively is able to manage and prioritize multiple deliverables against deadlines to meet / exceed business needs

  • Providing 24 - hour support for network infrastructure in a leadership on-call rotation

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

  • 15+ years of cumulative experience in Network Architecture and/or Software Engineering

  • 10+ years of experience working on DevOps Teams to drive full stack development (example - Java, Big Data, Spring Boot Application, Micro - service Architecture, NoSQL (elastic - search engine), Streaming solutions, Python Scripting etc.)

  • 5+ years in architecting automated solutions for Network platforms

  • Ability and willingness to participate in 24/7 - Leadership on call

  • 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 similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience with Ansible and/or StackStorm

  • Experience in Open source monitoring tools such as Promethues, TIG Stack etc.

  • Knowledge of time series (Influx) and graph databases

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 Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $110,200 to $211,700. 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.

*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: Director, Software Engineering, Network Architecture, DevOps, Java, Big Data, Spring Boot Application, Micro - service Architecture, NoSQL, Elastic - search engine, Streaming solutions, Python Scripting, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote, WAH, Plymouth, MN, Minnesota