Senior Java Software Engineer - Telecommute in Basking Ridge, NJ

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Posted 9 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with 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 reliable. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work. (sm)

Are you ready to take on some tough challenges in the ever-changing healthcare industry?

We are seeking Sr. Java Software Engineer in our Master Data group within EAIP.

If you are located in the Basking Ridge, New Jersey area, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Designing and developing high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems and delivering high-availability and performance
  • Contributing in all phases of the Agile development lifecycle
  • Writing well designed, testable, efficient code
  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review
  • Proven hands-on Software Development experience
  • Proven working experience in Java development
  • Hands on experience in designing and developing applications using Java EE platforms
  • Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns.
  • Profound insight of Java and JEE internals (Classloading, Memory Management, Transaction management etc)
  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate)
  • Experience with test-driven development

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:

  • 4+ years or more Java Spring Boot
  • 2+ years or more Kafka -
  • 1+ year or more Cloud/Kubernetes
  • 1+ year experience with Cassandra
  • 1+ year experience with Distributed
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location, however, may be required to work from home temporarily due to space limitations.
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Azure/AWS/GCP experience
  • HBASE

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.


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