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Senior Software Engineer

UnitedHealth Group

Cypress, CA
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737615 Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer (737615)

Position Description

Senior Software Engineer




If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)


Position Summary


We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer for our Cypress, CA location responsible for conducting technical research, analysis, evaluation, testing and documenting emerging technologies and tools in accordance to business needs; driving the development of near and long term technology target states to enable business capabilities; working with development and infrastructure teams to design and develop sample pilot applications, PoC/prototype etc. as needed; researching, analyzing, designing and providing oversight in implementing IT solutions addressing complex areas for specific business and technical domains; collaborating and working with business and IT owners, analysts, solution engineers, development teams and infrastructure services to define software architecture; evaluating tools and technologies in the context of the future state architecture, and evolving business requirements; and participating in system design and application architectures to implement cloud scale web applications / APIs. Technology stack include Java, Kotlin, Groovy, Scala, Node  JS, JavaScript, Spring, AngularJS, Gradle, MySQL, Dyanamo DB, Mongo DB, Cassandra, HTML, CSS, BigData,  IoT, Streaming Analytics, REST, SOAP, Hudson, Jenkins, Cloud technologies like AWS, Azure, Cloud foundry and Open shift.



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in electronic engineering, computer science, or computer engineering or related field.
  • 5 years related progressive, post-baccalaureate experience. Will accept experience gained concurrently.
  • Must have 12 months demonstrated experience with (1) Engineering IT solutions with state of the art technologies including Java, Angular JS, REST API, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Spring Boot, Spring Batch, CSS, Maven, MS Sql, DB2, Junit, Hudson, Jenkins, Caching frameworks, Hosted on servers like  Tomcat, JBoss or Websphere; (2) Evaluating emerging technologies like Async MVC and Cloud architecture, developing pilot applications and ing research trends to business capabilities and IT roadmaps; (3) Collaborating with business stakeholders and leading the development of multi-tier web applications built using Java EE and Spring framework; (4) Programming API's based on REST and SOAP and automate the unit testing using tools like SOAP UI or Postman; and (5) Providing technical guidance to the developers as technology lead on implementing best coding practices and drive towards reusable framework components. Applicants will be asked to develop an application as part of the interview process.

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

  • Contest Number737615
  • Job TitleSenior Software Engineer
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Cypress, CA
    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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