Senior Front End Software Engineer (Capcom) - 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

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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

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)

Join the Capcom team as a Senior Front End Software Engineer. The Capcom team is responsible for onboarding and educating users on their health plan(s) and the tools available to manage and maximize value with a focus on both increased health outcomes and decreased financial costs. Through features that you will build, users are guided beyond basic usage of the system to understand the full functionality as well as build meaningful insights into their health care usage and associated costs and get the full value. The team has a strong and integrated relationship with the product team based on strong collaboration, trust and partnership. Goals for the team are focused on creating meaningful positive impact for our customers through clear and measurable metrics analysis.
As a Senior Front End Software Engineer you will have the role of champion for quality and engineering best practices, mentoring junior and peer co-workers, while bringing a fun and energizing experience to work every day.
At Optum Digital we are focused on bringing modern software best practices of silicon valley and bringing them to the Healthcare industry.

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Establish and Implement software best practices
  • Provide mentorship and feedback for other team members
  • Build new products (both web and mobile in React)
  • Foster culture of quality and engineering excellence
  • Evolve existing products
  • Build extensible and reusable UI components and scalable features that are lightweight and fast for the user
  • Breathe life into static mocks with CSS animations, transitions and visual effects
  • Develop responsive web apps that look and work great across multiple devices
  • Be involved in the software lifecycle, from requirements gathering to development, testing and releasing code
  • Be a member of a cross functional team focused on understanding our members, and building new tools to create awareness and engagement with the full range of tools and services available digitally.
  • Partner with product management and engineering leadership to bring creative technology and solutions to solve healthcare problems
  • Accountable for Product quality along with the team. Support the application and keep the quality bar high.
  • Collaborate with BE and FS engineers to build architectural sound and extensible 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.

Required Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of Experience with web or mobile development with relation to the User interface, experience and design
  • 3+ years of web or mobile development with understanding of client and server topology and communication
  • 2+ years of experience with React and/or React Native
  • 1+ years of experience with Redux

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical role or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of real world industry experience
  • 5+ years of experience with modern JS libraries and frameworks like Angular, React and React Native
  • Experience in design and development
  • Experience using RESTful APIs and asynchronous JS
  • Experience with CSS, web browsers, HTTP, cookies, caching, and HTML5 web storage
  • Experience creating accessible web applications (WCAG 2.0 or 508)
  • Experience with TypeScript
  • Experience in the Healthcare industry is a bonus
  • Familiar with authorization frameworks like oAuth 2.0, SAML or OpenID Connect is a bonus
  • Product related development experience within design and UX development

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. 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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