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Software Development Engineers in Test – Eden Prairie, MN or Boston, MA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Eden Prairie, MN
Date:
04/28/2017
Job Code:
1735671
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Software Development Engineers in Test – Eden Prairie, MN or Boston, MA(Job Number:709139)
Description

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

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 Optum, 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)
 
We are seeking talented thinkers and SDETs (Software Development Engineers in Test) who can unlock next generation software innovations that will deliver a rich, engaging and unmatched customer experience. In this role, you will ensure flawless cutting - edge experiences using existing and emerging automation frameworks.

As an SDET with Optum, you would work with Software engineers as well as other test automation engineers to design, develop and maintain automation frameworks for effective and efficient test execution. Using Agile methodologies for various types application mixes including Web, Service Oriented, Mobile, Java, Json & Open Source, etc. You will be responsible to develop new automation scripts and modifying existing automation scripts written in Java or possibly .Net / C#, and other in-house automation frameworks. You will also look to incorporate your automation into code delivery pipelines (CI / CD) and engineer - reporting tools that help your team stay on top of code quality. You will also work with clients, analysts, programmers and team members to solve complex investment business problems.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • 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
  • Participate in an Agile / Scrum methodology to deliver high - quality software releases every 2 weeks through Sprints
  • Design and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business
  • Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
  • Troubleshoot production support issues post - deployment and come up with solutions as required
  • Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team
  • Design, development and implement automated tests in an ATDD (Acceptance Test Driven Development) setting
  • Write and execute automated tests using Selenium, Cucumber and Java
  • Deliver test automation solutions in accordance with enterprise standards and within development and operational guidelines
  • Mentor and direct other testers in automation and SDET principles
  • Perform reviews of automation and application code
  • Engineer automated test and metric reporting solutions
  • Develop in - depth system and application knowledge for higher test quality and coverage
  • Constantly evaluate and enhance the test automation strategy and approach
  • Collaborate as part of the scrum team in grooming user stories and development of acceptance criteria for the user stories
  • Share and communicate ideas both verbally and in writing to staff, business sponsors, managers, and technical resources in clear concise language that is appropriate to the target audience
  • Participate in communities of practice to share knowledge, learn, and innovate
  • Research and implement tools that support faster delivery with high quality

Job Product/Software Engineering
Primary Location US-MN-Eden Prairie
Other Location US-MN-Minneapolis, US-MA-Boston
Organization Software, Data, Services (SDS)
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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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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