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Lead Java Software Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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750034 Lead Java Software Engineer Eden Prairie MN or Telecommute

Lead Java Software Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute (750034)

Position Description

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. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


The health solutions marketplace is hungry for new ideas, innovative products and software that drives elevated performance for the business and the customer. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is feeding incredible solutions to that marketplace everyday by bringing out the best in our software engineering teams. We serve customers across the health system. Not only do we have more of them every day, we also have more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere. We’re out to change the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. If you’re in, you’ll be challenged like never before. It’s time to join this history making.


Watch this video to learn more about Optum Technology Careers


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing
  • Design and implement product features including reusable components, frameworks and libraries in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
  • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
  • Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software

The complexity of this role can be challenging. We deal with huge amounts of data across our entire enterprise. Everything you work on will have implications that impact others. We’ll provide the most up-to-date technology, but you’ll need to provide creativity, critical thinking and clarity on an everyday basis.


Telecommunter Option – is only for candidates that are not based in MN or based outside of MN and not near an Optum location.



Required Qualifications:

  • BS / BA in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of development experience in Java and related tools/software
  • Experience / exposure to API integration frameworks
  • Demonstrated complex analytical problem solving skills
  • Excellent time management, communication, decision making, and presentation skills
  • CI/CD experience (preferably Jenkins)
  • 3+ months cloud experience in production. This can be public cloud or private cloud, OSE v3 is preferred (Open Shift Enterprise), Docker, Cloud based API development

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the healthcare industry
  • 5+ years of Agile and working on a Scrum team
  • Knowledge of and appreciation for the DevOps culture
  • iLog or other business rule engine experience
  • Experience in using modern software engineering and product development tools including Agile / SAFE, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, etc
  • Proven track record of building relationships across cross-functional teams
  • Experience with REST/ JSON APIs, Java, Spring, and Springboot
  • UNIX experience (shell scripting, awk, sed, grep, sort, vi, etc.)
  • Demonstrate being an avid supporter of the Open Source software community
  • Oracle knowledge/experience
  • Experience of developing cloud based API gateways would be highly desirable
  • Experience with DevOps , Big Data , Cloud OSE v3, Gradle , GIT Version Control , Docker
  • Automation experience
  • Strong experience of operating in a quickly changing environment and driving technological innovation to meet business requirement

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: Java, software engineer, lead, mentor, Software Development Life Cycle, API integration frameworks, CI/CD, Jenkins, healthcare, Agile, Scrum, devops, iLog, SAFE, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, REST, JSON, API, Java, Spring, Springboot. Unix, shell scripting, awk, sed, grep, sort, vi, Oracle, DevOps , Big Data , Cloud OSE v3, Gradle , GIT Version Control , Docker, automation, eden prairie, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number750034
  • Job TitleLead Java Software Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • 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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