Software Engineer - 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)

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Setup, install, configure and maintain build infrastructure
  • Create and maintain build and deployment scripts
  • Maintain source control branches and perform integrations with merge conflicts
  • Perform periodic builds and deployments to production environment
  • Perform manual code merges and deploy partial releases and patches
  • Work with other IT teams to review pre-release checklists and coordinate activities to be performed prior to, during and post releases by others
  • Work with other IT teams to perform troubleshooting and resolution of build and deployment issues in sprint and during releases related to deployment targets, databases, certificates, permissions, firewall changes, IIS configurations and any other system and network dependencies
  • Work with Development teams and participate in troubleshooting high priority application related issues after releases
  • Configure and maintain application settings and credentials
  • Perform administration of Team Foundation Server including regular maintenance, user management and security
  • Design and implement policies for managing source code within TFS and Git, including branching, merging and tagging policies to support frequent releases, concurrent development, and partial fixes
  • Create and maintain documentation of the build and release processes
  • Develop metrics and reporting for build and release tasks
  • Investigate, evaluate, propose and implement new tools or processes to improve the reliability, stability and efficiency of the build and deployment pipelines


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
  • Experience working within a DevOps Engineering role
  • Intermediate knowledge of cloud infrastructure services, specifically with Azure
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and platforms such as Jenkins, Azure DevOps, Octopus Deploy or similar tools
  • Experience supporting high availability application environments that include web, application and database servers and load balancing systems.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of Microsoft SQL server and relational databases
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast pace, large scale Agile/Scrum development environment
  • 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


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of deployment patterns including Blue-green, Rolling, Canary and Multi-tenant
  • Experience with CI using tools such as TFS build for MSBuild, XAML, Task Agent and Pools
  • Experience with hosting .NET applications, Windows Forms, Web Services, RESTful APIs, Single Page Application
  • Experience working with Container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with Object Oriented Programming concepts
  • Understanding of existing LHI technology and business operations


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

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

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The Salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. The Salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $71,400 to 127,400. 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

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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