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Senior Java Developer, Big Data – Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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735145 Java Developer Big Data Eden Prairie MN

Senior Java Developer, Big Data – Eden Prairie, MN (735145)

Position Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
The Payment Integrity Software Engineering team is looking for technologists who are collaborative, self - starters, take ownership / accountability and drive results. The Senior Java Developer will work on applications geared towards strategic initiatives for Public Cloud, APIs and Big Data for all of Optum Product Engineering while advocating and accelerating Agile adoption.
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Research, evaluate, identify alternative approaches to support development needs
  • Recommend, design and code efficient and effective solutions for challenging problems for medium to large work efforts of medium to high complexity
  • Comply with standards and guidelines related to the design, construction, testing, and deployment activities within the Delivery Management environments
  • Demonstrate collaborative skills working within a project team of diverse skills
  • Bring strong communication skills including oral, written and presentation skills plus creativity, and problem solving skills to a challenging environment
  • Provide technical over sight to multiple development initiatives
  • Provide guidance and direction to bring less-seasoned staff
  • Conduct technical trainings to broader technical audience
  • Present and socialize business segment services and capabilities to senior leadership
Required Qualifications:
  • 8 + years of experience in large development initiatives
  • 6+ years of experience in developing high volume Java JEE & database applications
  • 2+ years of experience with complex shell scripting using Unix & Python
  • 1+ years of experience in developing distributed computing system applications using a combination of the following: Hadoop, Hbase, Hive, Java/MapReduce, Spark, Scala, Storm, Kafka, Flume, Sqoop and / or Pig
  • Develop code meeting 100 percent of technical specifications and business requirements according to the established designs
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in troubleshooting performance issues
  • Experience with multiple file structures and programming languages
  • Thorough understanding of technological infrastructure and how it relates to projects
  • Experience working in a DevOps model using Agile
  • Experience with CICD with Jenkins pipelines, OpenShift, Gradle, GitHub and Docker
  • Any experience building RESTful APIs
  • Any experience with AWS
  • Healthcare domain background

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, JEE, Big Data Engineer, Big Data Developer, Hadoop, Hbase, Hive, Java/MapReduce, Spark, Scala, Storm, Kafka, Flume, Sqoop, Pig, Agile, database, DevOps, CICD, Jenkins, Unix Shell scripting, Python Shell scripting, OpenShift, Gradle, GitHub, Docker, RESTful API, AWS, healthcare, health care, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number735145
  • Job TitleSenior Java Developer, Big Data – Eden Prairie, MN
  • 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 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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