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Sr. Java Microservices Engineer - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

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759665 Sr Java Microservices Engineer Minnetonka MN

Sr. Java Microservices Engineer - Minnetonka, MN (759665)

Position Description

In this Java Microservices Engineer role, you will be part of agile delivery team, leveraging DevOps capabilities to deliver advanced data solutions and platforms.  You will primarily focused on developing the microservices for various parts of the consumption layer platform.  You will team with a group of architects and other developers to implement innovative microservice business capabilities to drive adoption and usability of Optum’s data assets. As a part of an agile team, you will be instrumental in steering the direction of the product, from directing architecture decisions to exploring new technologies that might better fit our needs. This will range from system architecture, scalability, component re-use, transactional data capabilities, big data capabilities and analytic capabilities. You will also be responsible for the development, testing and automation of the components required to deliver these solutions.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design and develop reusable microservice capabilities that meet customer requirements while upholding high standards of reliability, security, maintainability, and performance.
  • Thorough understanding of fundamental software engineering and computer science principles: object-oriented development, microservices, SOA, data access layer management, usability, debugging, and configuration management.
  • Perform software quality assurance, including integrated automated testing.
  • Build in monitoring instrumentation into applications.
  • Continually monitor industry developments in data developments tools, and products used in the continuous delivery model
  • You will lead solving complex problems and/or conduct complex analysis
  • You will provide explanation and information to others on difficult issues
  • You will coach, provide feedback and guide others
  • You will identify/quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8+ years in Information Technology in software development role
  • 6+ years of hands-on software engineering and object-oriented programming
  • 3+ years of experience developing RESTful APIs or RESTful web services
  • 3+ years of experience using Java and the Spring Framework including Springboot
  • 2+ years of experience building applications based on Microservices Architecture
  • 2+ years of experience breaking down software features or capabilities into suitable sizing of microservice components, contracts and interfaces
  • Proficiency in Jenkins pipeline CI/CD, Github, Docker and Maven

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Microservices patterns: High Cohesion, Automonous, Resilience, Observable and Business Domain centric
  • Proficiency using Generics, Lambda Expressions and Streams
  • Experience with noSQL database technologies such as Apache Cassandra
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, Logstash, FluentD for monitoring & logging a plus
  • Experience with API Gateways, Swagger API, Zookeeper, Kafka a plus
  • 3+ years working with RallyDev, Jira or equivalent user story grooming tools
  • Experience with Mesos DC/OS, OpenShift or Kubernetes a plus
  • Working knowledge of AWS and Microsoft Azure cloud capabilities plus
  • Proven experience with open source technologies
  • Disciplined, engineering oriented mind set

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: Java, Microservices, Engineer, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, RESTful APIs, Github, Docer, Maven

Job Details

  • Contest Number759665
  • Job TitleSr. Java Microservices Engineer - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, 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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