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. UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Are you ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) The Development Lead is expected to front line manage a small team responsible for delivery of industry leading software solutions. The successful candidate will lead and manage a highly technical team and must have a strong technical background in order to coach, support, and lead the team in order to deliver solutions. The candidate must take a balanced view on delivery of solutions between architecture, time, cost, and quality and be able to communicate effectively to non-technical audiences and stakeholders. Primary Responsibilities: Build a high performing team, grow and mentor the technical skills within the team and create development opportunities for them. Lead the delivery of quality solutions monitoring progress of the team against the schedule Strong ability to communicate and coordinate with business teams, architecture teams and other internal teams to get the deliverables completed on schedule Strong technology background in J2EE stacks. Should have the ability to code but the position does not required the candidate to code A resource manager who manages technologists. A strong technologist who can manage technology resources and deliver the product Ability to manage the architecture within your span of your control Be the innovator for your team and willing to take risks Experience with Open Source software in the J2EE stack Big Picture thinker but ability to execute with details. Be the subject-matter expert for the span of control area Highly proficient at writing robust software for large-scale web applications in a fast changing environment with rapid release cycles Learn new technologies and keep abreast of existing technologies and be able to apply these to a variety of projects as applicable Lead and participate in the architectural design of features early in the development cycle, influencing it to drive quality and adherence to the specification Work with test and DevOps teams to troubleshoot and resolve issues throughout the application life cycle Lead and participate in the architectural design of features early in the development cycle, influencing it to drive quality and adherence to the specification
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.