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Senior Python Engineer – Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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751053 Senior Python Engineer Eden Prairie MN

Senior Python Engineer – Eden Prairie, MN (751053)

Position Description

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.


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 every day basis.

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of Python development experience
  • Shell scripting experience
  • Hands-on experience in RDBMS
  • Proven experience using Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Expertise across the entire Software Development Life Cycle
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Big Data
  • Substantial knowledge/experience leveraging a variety of libraries (for example, those applicable to machine learning)
  • Understanding of SOA design principles
  • Working knowledge of APIs
  • Experience in the health care industry

Optum is a diversified health services and innovation company where data, technology, people and action combine to make great things happen every day. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing 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: Python developer, engineer, software development, Agile, RDBMS, Scrum, Shell scripting, Big Data, healthcare, health care, Optum, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Minneapolis

Job Details

  • Contest Number751053
  • Job TitleSenior Python Engineer – 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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