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Full-Stack Developer (Growth/Innovation Engineer) - UHC Strategy, Business Development & Innovation

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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733074 FullStack Developer GrowthInnovation Engineer UHC Strategy Business Development Innovation

Full-Stack Developer (Growth/Innovation Engineer) - UHC Strategy, Business Development & Innovation (733074)

Position Description

There's no better time to bring your software engineering career to the health care industry.


Come work with a new business development model of business architects, experience designers, technology engineers, market researchers and product managers tasked with identification, exploration, vetting and scale of next-horizon growth and innovation opportunities. We seek an experienced and motivated Full-Stack Developer (growth and innovation engineer) to work collaboratively in our matrix organization focusing on the design and build of digital technology experiences.


You take pride in designing and developing solutions. And not just any solutions - solutions that are scalable and can be used in the marketplace to make an impact on the lives of millions.  At UHC, you can bring your passion for innovation to an Agile environment where some of the smartest people you'll ever work with are working together to help make the health care system work better for everyone.


When you join us as a Senior Software Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your technical expertise, making historic transformation in health care and changing the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. You will be challenged with delivering high quality software products to impact the health care industry for the better. Here, you'll work at a pace you didn't know you had in you, your performance will be rewarded and, at the end of the day, you'll know you're doing your life's best work.(sm)


Positions in this function deliver professional level technical work in support of the development of company products, tools, platforms and services, typically for an external customer or end user. Operates within established methodologies, procedures, and guidelines. Applies knowledge of principles and techniques to solve technical problems. Works closely with other functions to understand customer needs and to develop product roadmaps.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • POC, prototype and MVP design, build and field-testing for growth and innovation technology candidates (Apps, APIs, SaaS, PaaS, Services, IoT, Sensors)
  • Targeted tech exploration and skunk-work tinkering
  • Provide production scale options guidance and transitioning
  • Collaborate on concepts, technology experience and implementations
  • Provide administrative technology services (analytics, dashboards)
  • Design and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business
  • Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing
  • Design and implement product features in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
  • Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries
  • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
  • Sought out as expert
  • Serves as a leader/ mentor

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 4+ years of expertise in with JavaScript, HTML/CSS, JSON, JQuery
  • 2+ years with Angular, React
  • 2+ years of CMS (e.g. AEM, Drupal, Joomla) development
  • 3+ years with object oriented design and building backend applications with REST API services using Java, Node.js
  • 3+ years designing and developing service-based architectures and/or micro services
  • 3+ years designing data storage, persistence and caching concepts using both SQL and NoSQL DBMS (e.g.: MySQL, MongoDB)
  • 2+ years with setup, configuration and maintenance of dev/build environment and hosted services (e.g. AWS, Google, Azure)
  • 3+ years with software engineering best practices (e.g. Agile SDLC, unit/system/integration testing, code reviews, documentation)
  • 3+ years with native and/or hybrid mobile development (e.g.: iOS, Android, PhoneGap, responsive/adaptive)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Front end UI dev (mobile and web)
  • API dev and integrations
  • SQL/RDMS dev
  • Understanding of SOA design principles
  • CMS (AEM, Drupal, Joomla) development
  • Develop POCs for scale testing
  • NLP, Voice Assist, Chat Bots, Alexa
  • Exposure to Machine Learning, A/I, Blockchain and Big Data technologies
  • AWS Services Experience
  • Bachelor's (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, other) or equivalent practical experience
  • Demonstrated success designing and building high-quality commercial software applications
  • Proven experience delivering software using an Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Expertise across the entire SLDC
  • Experience in the health care industry

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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: software engineer, full-stack, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, JSON, JQuery, mobile, Minnetonka, MN

Job Details

  • Contest Number733074
  • Job TitleFull-Stack Developer (Growth/Innovation Engineer) - UHC Strategy, Business Development & Innovation
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Corporate

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, 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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