Lead Software Engineer - Telecommute or Eden Prairie, MN

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Posted 5 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Description - External

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)

OptumInsight provides software and information products, advisory consulting services and business process outsourcing to participants in the health care industry. Government agencies, hospitals, physicians, commercial health plans, life sciences companies and other organizations that comprise the health care system work with OptumInsight to reduce costs, meet compliance mandates, improve clinical performance and adapt to the changing health system landscape. Government officials count on Optum to improve the efficiency and quality of their healthcare and human services programs. Our breadth of experience gives us a unique perspective and an unmatched ability to transform the performance of programs and improve the outcomes of the people you serve.

In our State Government Systems business unit, we support forty state Medicaid agencies with an array of effective complex population health services, advanced analytics, policy and program consulting, program integrity services, and to end-to-end solutions for Medicaid and HHS programs. Our goal is to help states drive transformation change for the people in your state. Professionals at this position will have an opportunity to dive deep into existing technology driven systems, partner with various types of stakeholders and drive innovative solutions to positively impact the quality of life for Medicaid supported populations.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Providing Technical leadership and direction to application development team
  • Leading Engineering team to develop and deliver highest quality and scalable solutions
  • Design, modify, develop, and implement software programming applications
  • Deliver reusable components, patterns, tools
  • Participate in testing process through test review and analysis and skilled in Agile development methodologies including unit testing and continuous integration
  • Lead team best practices in CICD and DevOps
  • Independently manage day-to-day activities and complex situations. Identify problems and solutions around escalations
  • Understand & solution business requirements; translate complexities to project stakeholders
  • Mentor other team members at multiple levels
  • Collaborate with program team, product team and scrum teams and participate in various backlog refinement sessions and Scrum ceremonies
  • Installation and delivery of application software using an Agile development lifecycle
  • Manages an Agile (Scrum) Development process in a continuous integration and deployment methodology
  • Contribute towards system analysis, design walkthroughs and code reviews

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.

Qualifications - External

Required Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience with software development with Java/J2EE, Spring, Hibernate
  • Experience working with containerized (e.g. Docker) and orchestration engines (e.g. Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Experience with Agile Product development process
  • Ability to do application build and deployment using Jenkins / CICD tools
  • Hands-on knowledge in PL/SQL and Oracle database
  • Hands-on in designing software solutions and architecture

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in software engineering, computer science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in health insurance industry
  • Child Welfare experience
  • State Government project experience
  • Ability to work in Eden Prairie, MN
  • 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.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.