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)
The health solutions marketplace is hungry for new ideas, innovative products and software that drives elevated performance for the business and the customer. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is feeding incredible solutions to that marketplace every day by bringing out the best in our software engineering teams. We serve customers across the health system. Not only do we have more of them every day, we also have more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere. We're out to change the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology.
As an Associate Software Engineer you will work with a team to achieve timely resolution of all production issues meeting or exceeding Service Level Agreements.
Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing
Design and implement product features including reusable components, frameworks and libraries in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software
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.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or other related field combined with a minimum of 1-year software development experience (equivalent combination of education, experience and applicable military experience will be considered)
Proven experience using Agile/Scrum methodology
Expertise across the entire Software Development Life Cycle
Understanding of SQL and relational database modeling concepts and experience with RDBMS such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, or MySQL
Experience with version control systems such as Git, Mercurial, or TFS
You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location.
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 a 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.
Experience with cloud technologies such as those provided by AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud
Experience with big data technologies such as Spark and Hadoop
Experience with functional languages such as Scala, F#, or Clojure
Experience in the health care industry
UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.
Some of the steps we've taken to ensure employee well-being include:
Launched our ProtectWell app and UnitedCARES program to help ease the burden and stress for our UnitedHealth Group team members and their immediate family affected by COVID-19
Daily updates from our CEO Dave Wichmann to support and inspire team members during this challenging time
Onsite social distancing and increased sanitization measures for employees who have been welcomed back to our offices
Fully cover the COVID-19 healthcare costs for our employees
Employees who self-identify as high risk or who live with someone who is high risk have been asked to remain working from home
You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities: click here.
What we do defines who we are. Take a deeper look at how we're providing support during this global health crisis and search for a way you can get involved. View our COVID-19 Resources Page: click here.
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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