Software Engineer - Telecommute

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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


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 a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

We are building a Self Service and Onboarding Tool to support the enterprise Master Data Management application that ingests over 70+ sources. This team will be responsible for streamlining and to move into production a reusable, user friendly and machine learning application that sits in AWS.

We are looking for energetic and problem-solving engineers that can fail quickly and build fast!

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design and develop software applications (both backend and front end) and application components in an agile environment
  • Design, build & deploy performant and scalable solutions by applying engineering concepts like algorithms, data structures and development best practices
  • Contribute to code review process
  • Ensure high quality solutions by design and build unit tests, integration test, load test and user acceptance tests
  • Build methods and tools to automate development activities
  • Software design experience using object-oriented patterns, SOLID, and similar development principles
  • Ability to take on a complex technical problem that is not well-defined, decompose into manageable tasks, provide proper estimates, and lead/coordinate other team members to collective deliver the end solution
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work concurrently on multiple tasks
  • Our vision includes:
    • Centralized Config Store and Config Management UI
    • User Provisioning, Source Provisioning, Feature Flag management
    • Client-Side tooling for profiling data before the data is sent to Enterprise MDM
    • Tooling for profiling data, statistical analysis for new sources as well as on going analysis for existing sources
    • Modernizing the iMDM mappers (reducing the number of mapper applications as well as reduce the cognitive complexity of left of matching)
    • ML algorithm to detect bad data, bad mapping by the sources

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:
  • Bachelor's Degree in technical field OR equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of professional work experience
  • 1+ years of experience with server-side development language such as Java or equivalent
  • 1+ years of experience with CI/CD development environment
  • Experience working with databases and SQL
  • Experience working with Cloud technologies like Azure, AWS and proficient in DevOps practices
  • Experience with enterprise technologies and principles, such as REST
  • Expertise in designing, deploying, and monitoring a highly scalable microservice based environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with Linux and big data technology
  • Experience working in healthcare domain
  • Experience with large product integrations and performance enhancements
  • Software design experience using architecture and design patterns
  • Experience designing and developing scalable data applications using modern frameworks like Spark and big data

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. 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.

*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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