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Development Lead - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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738683 Development Lead Eden Prairie MN

Development Lead - Minnetonka, MN (738683)

Position Description

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 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
Required Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of experience in Java / JEE based enterprise application development
  • 7+ years of experience working with Enterprise Java systems with advanced skill, and ability to coach/guide/influence others in SQL, Java, JavaScript, object-orientated programming
  • Must have experience as a Tech Lead / Dev Lead with ability to deliver work in Agile environment
  • Ability to contribute with innovative ideas to improve system capabilities
  • Knowledge of working and leading in Agile / SCRUM environment for more than one end-to-end product development
  • Experience with Java, JEE, SOAP / RESTful web service, Micro services, Angular JS, Spring, Hibernate, SpringMVC, Spring Cloud
  • Experience of translating business requirements into project specifications
  • Strong understanding of writing monitoring hooks and using performance-benchmarking tools
  • Strong DevOps, Microservices Architecture and Docker container experience
  • Undergraduate degree in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of version control systems to ensure version control of test/development artifacts
  • Working knowledge of major operating systems, including Windows, OSX and Linux
  • Highly proficient with web services (e.g. RESTful services)
  • Proficient with HTML, HTTP and XML
  • Demonstrable competence in one or more mainstream development frameworks and design patterns; for example Spring and REST (JAX-RS)
  • Understanding and experience in product life-cycle management

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)



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: development lead, technical lead, applications development lead, software, supervise, manage, Java, JEE, J2EE, enterprise, Agile, SOAP, RESTful web service, Micro services, Angular JS, Spring, Hibernate, SpringMVC, Spring Cloud, DevOps, open source, object oriented, Docker containers, Windows, OSX, Linux, HTML, HTTP, XML, product life-cycle, Optum, UHG, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, Minneapolis

Job Details

  • Contest Number738683
  • Job TitleDevelopment Lead - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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