Senior Software Engineer - Basking Ridge, NJ or Telecommute

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

We're creating opportunities in every corner of the health care marketplace to improve lives while we're building careers. At UnitedHealth Group, we support you with the latest tools, advanced training and the combined strength of high caliber co-workers who share your passion, your energy and your commitment to quality. Join us and start doing your life's best work. SM

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Compassion. It's the starting point for health care providers like you and it's what drives us every day as we put our exceptional skills together with a real feeling of caring for others. This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you're also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing your life's best work. SM

Our teams are helping people from around the world. We can bring out your best as you put your listening, analytical and problem solving skills to work in a setting that is geared to helping improve lives and enhance health care for millions. Here, you'll discover a wealth of pathways for professional growth within Customer Service, Billing, Claims, Enrollment & Eligibility and across our global economy. Join us and find out why this is the place to do your life's best work. SM

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)

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.

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Performing in an agile scrum team and building, unit testing, and deployment of the software
  • Solves complex problems and/or conducts complex analysis and ensures quality of requirements for solutions development & evaluates and drives new project development
  • Maintains knowledge of current and emerging technologies/products related to architectural solutions & current domains and strategic roadmaps ensuring solutions are aligned with business and IT goals and objectives
  • Develops and documents and incorporates software and system architecture into conceptual designs to ensure scalability/applicability/quality/comprehensiveness
  • Ensures traceability between solution summary and applicable requirements
  • Identify solutions to non-standard requests/ problems and anticipates future business models/needs and ensures inclusion in business requirements
  • Develops technical specifications/design documents as defined in application/system designs and are clearly and comprehensively documented, understood and traceable to business requirements
  • Ensures compatibility with application code standards
  • Develops application/system code as defined in technical specifications & creates and executes unit test plans and documents results
  • Conducts all required reviews (e.g., code reviews, test plan reviews) & reviews and troubleshoots potential coding issues
  • Demonstrates clear understanding of how the application may be impacted in all aspects of the testing process (e.g., regression testing) and analyzes/fixes defects identified in testing; including root cause analysis
  • Ensures organized source code control and release management and supports all phases of the SDLC and deploys code to higher environments and collaborates with other in support of the deployment plan
  • Partner with DevOps teams on resolving code defects, and continuous improvement of the code


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:
  • 7+ years of experience as a developer
  • 5+ years of development experience with (Java 8 +, Spring Boot, Angular, React, etc.) and web technologies; Solid technical skills and background needed to support the oversight of development and management of complex multi-platform environments
  • Familiar with Docker and OpenShift technologies using Jenkins CI/CD pipeline as a code
  • Experience with Oracle and / or MySQL/Mongo databases
  • Experience with cloud solutions
  • Solid background in applications development methodologies, SDLC and other IT industry standards and engineering best practices
  • Agile development experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of design patterns and concepts
  • Experience in participating in system application design, process modeling, business value analysis and business process design and in developing and writing clear functional/technical business requirements
  • Demonstrated solid analytical skills


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree, and/or related functional area or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years of proven success in leading/supporting programs/projects through the entire life cycle
  • Self-motivated, self-directed, team oriented, responsible, and reliable, with a positive attitude and a proactive style
  • Ability to work in a highly variable, virtual and matrixed environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to communicate ideas and analysis in a clear and concise fashion to clients, colleagues
  • Experience with AWS, Kafka, AKKA, Kubernetes, Lambda, Mongo


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 $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

*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: Senior Software Engineer, Java 8+, Spring Boot, Angular, React, Docker, OpenShift, Jenkins CICD, Oracle, MySQL, Mongo, healthcare, cloud solutions, SDLC, Agile, AWS, Kafka, AKKA, Kubernetes, Lambda, Mongo, Optum, UHG, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote, Basking Ridge, NJ , New Jersey

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