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DevOps Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

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757278 DevOps Engineer Eden Prairie MN

DevOps Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN (757278)

Position Description

At Optum, we're using leading-edge technology to create the health care system of tomorrow. When you join us, you'll become part of a team focused on innovation and change. You'll work a little harder. You'll aim a little higher. You'll expect more from yourself and others. And at the end of the day, you'll be doing a lot of good. Through a lot of inspired individuals, we are using technology to build a health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. We are looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant and built for speed -- people like you.


As a DevOps Engineer, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a focused team dedicated to helping to make the health care system work better for everyone. This position is a part of the Advanced Analytic Lab’s Analytic Infrastructure team that supports coding, scripting and process re-engineering for Optum Payment Integrity data solutions. In this role, you'll cross and merge the barriers that exist between software development, testing and operations teams, and keep existing networks in mind as you design, plan and solution. You will also create and maintain standards documents and detailed process flows to implement best practices in DevOps. We are looking for a self-starter who can work effectively both in an office and in a virtual environment, and likes to have fun while performing at a high level for our customers.   


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Establish the continuous integration (CI) pipeline to fully automate the build and deployment of our highly available, mission critical products and services
  • Create scripts and templates to build development systems for our software engineers
  • Build tools for deployment, monitoring and operations
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, test and production environments.
  • Work with platform team on software and system optimizations, helping to identify and remove potential performance bottlenecks
  • Stay up-to-date on relevant technologies, plug into user groups, understand trends and opportunities to ensure we are using the best possible techniques and tools
  • Understand, implement, and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation
  • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes
  • Collaborate with software developers, system operators and other technology staff members to manage code releases
  • Install and configure solutions, implement reusable components, translate technical requirements, assist with all stages of test data, develop interface stubs and simulators, and perform script maintenance and updates
  • Build automated deployments through the use of configuration management technology
  • Create requirements and procedures for implementing routine maintenance, including troubleshooting existing information systems for errors and resolving those errors
  • Evaluate existing applications and platforms and give recommendations for enhancing performance via gap analysis, identifying the most practical alternative solutions and assisting with modifications
  • Participate in strategic project-planning, provide guidance and expertise on system options, risk, impact and costs vs. benefits
  • Navigate and influence multiple cross-functional teams in a complex, matrix work environment
  • Support other ad-hoc projects as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional software/technology experience, with at least three years of experience in a complex, technical environment
  • 3+ years of experience working in an Agile environment utilizing Test-driven development practices
  • 2+ years of experience implementing CI/CD (preferably with Jenkins)
  • 2+ years of experience with automation/configuration management (Chef, Ansible, Selenium, Junit, Appium, Spock, etc.)
  • 2+ years of experience developing on Linux in a high-availability environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
  • Strong experience with SQL and noSQL technologies 
  • Experience developing on Microsoft Azure and AWS
  • Proficient with developer tools such as Eclipse, IntelliJ, VS Code, etc.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)



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: DevOps Engineer, Agile, CI/CD, Jenkins, Chef, Ansible, Selenium, Junit, Appium, Spock, Eden Prairie, MN

Job Details

  • Contest Number757278
  • Job TitleDevOps Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyAnalytics
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • 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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