Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)
Software engineering is the application of engineering to the design, development, implementation, testing and maintenance of software in a systematic method. The roles in this function will cover all primary development activity across all technology functions that ensure we deliver code with high quality for our applications, products and services and to understand customer needs and to develop product roadmaps.
These roles include, but are not limited to analysis, design, coding, engineering, testing, debugging, standards, methods, tools analysis, documentation, research and development, maintenance, new development, operations and delivery. With every role in the company, each position has a requirement for building quality into every output. This also includes evaluating new tools, new techniques, strategies; Automation of common tasks; build of common utilities to drive organizational efficiency with a passion around technology and solutions and influence of thought and leadership on future capabilities and opportunities to apply technology in new and innovative ways.
Generally work is self-directed and not prescribed
Works with less structured, more complex issues
Serves as a resource to others
You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Demonstrates ability to quickly learn and appropriately apply new technologies to solve engineering challenges
Designs, develops, and implements solutions that exemplify modern software engineering practices
Reuses and/or develops for reuse complex components or capabilities to solve complex problems and business solution challenges
Enhances system design/architecture to simplify and improve resiliency in system interactions and dependencies
Contributes to or helps drive architecture/design, technology, and tool decisions and implementations
Implements and continuously improves agile software delivery, code management, and operations practices
Mentors junior team members in modern engineering practices, technologies, and patterns Owns the technical debt backlog and high level plan
Maintains current perspective on technology trends, applying that to personal and team capability growth. Actively participate in code review
Evaluates quality processes and seeks opportunities to streamline as appropriate
Enhance the customer experience, business impact and solution objective when managing risks and development and design of solutions
Pro-actively identifies patterns in issues and researches root-cause to improve overall quality
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.
Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
7+ years of experience in a large enterprise in an architectural/software engineering role
Experience driving and leading engineering deliverables of multiple scrum teams
Experience leading and using modern software engineering and product development tools Including Agile, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, DevOps, etc.
Experience with multiple enterprise deployments/configurations in a Public and Private cloud architecture
Ability to create and foster a Startup mentality to accelerate the introduction of new capabilities and team transformation
Experience with designing and leveraging automated testing tools and concepts
Configuration Management (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or similar tooling)
Linux command line experience
Exposure to multiple, diverse technical configurations, technologies and processing environments
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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)
*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy
Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, or New York City Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada/New York City residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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.