At Optum, we are focused on doing things that have not been done yet; helping improve lives in ways that were unthinkable until we thought of them. Do you enjoy working with an elite team, empowered to do your best? If so, please consider this your opportunity to see your ideas come to life. Optum is known for its innovative approach to health care. Widely regarded as innovators and thought leaders, our executive team has served in key administration roles, on the boards of national and community-based organizations, and in a number of advocacy roles for health care and community-based organizations. We have spent decades investing in the technology and information capabilities that help us bring new ideas to market faster; we have developed solutions that are practical today and scalable for tomorrow; and we have created collaborative teams dedicated to innovation across each of our businesses to share our best thinking. The world will never be the same. And neither should you. Primary Responsibilities:Provide technical leadership for a large team of software engineers through communication, documentation, and example Design, code, test, debug, and document software in an agile environment, including application framework components for use by the development team and business components when it intersects with new technology direction Collaborate with other teams in the organization to define supporting infrastructure and software tools needed to run and monitor software in a large scale environment Learn and analyze new technologies and industry best practices to identify suitability for adoption by the development team Contribute to the design and architecture of software and infrastructure to ensure projects meet goals for security, scalability, maintainability, availability, and resiliency and should be able to clearly articulate and present the implications of design/architectural decisions, issues and plans to leadership Develop reusable patterns and encourage innovation that will enable team velocity Drive a quality mindset within the team
Required Qualifications:2+ years of technical leadership experience 6+ years of application development experience Strong hands-on experience with Java SE and the Spring Framework Demonstrated success in building design patterns and software engineering best practicesExperience with automated unit testing technologies (such as JUnit, Spock, or similar) Good understanding of SQL, relational database modeling and design Experience in complex projects with division or company-wide scope Experience with API, SOA or micro-services architecturesPreferred QualificationsExperience with commercial software development and/or healthcare industry experience Experience developing cloud based SaaS applicationsExperience designing systems for extremely high availability with 99.999% up time Experience with NoSQL concepts and tools Experience with XML/JSON and developing SOAP and REST services using Apache CXF or a comparable framework Experience with Enterprise Integration Patterns and Messaging Experience with Groovy Experience with Continuous Delivery Excellent analytical and creative problem solving skills Independent/go-getter attitude to keep yourself well-versed with new evolving technologies in the software development landscape and be able to apply this knowledge to improve the software we are developing now or in futureTechnology 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)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: technical leadership, application development, Java SE, Spring Framework, design patterns, SQL, API, micro-services architectures, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.