Software Engineer

December 21, 2022
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Job Description

Batch – 2022/2021 & earlier

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life’s best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be able to write clean code that is well designed, testable, and maintainable
  • Leverage a multitude of services (both internally and externally) to deliver robust, scalable distributed systems
  • Build software tools that allow for instrumentation, monitoring, and ad-hoc tasks to get executed
  • Make use of TDD and BDD to write unit tests that run on automate build systems
  • Understand the cost/benefit of different technologies and back up design decisions with thorough analysis and reasoning
  • Collaborate with developers across the organization to build multi-tier systems
  • Utilize superior analytical skills to troubleshoot and fix highly complex code defects
  • Propose creative solutions or alternatives balancing risk, complexity, and effort to meet requirements
  • Lead software design/code reviews to ensure quality and adherence to company standards
  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so

Required Qualifications:

  • Around 1 – 3 years of experience in building SOA style applications in the cloud
  • Experience building and consuming RESTful APIs
  • Experience liaising with groups of people across several geographies
  • Knowledge on below technology stack
    • Java (Core & Advanced Java)
    • Database (SQL/PLSQL)
    • Systems integration (Using web services – SOAP/REST)
  • Knowledge on Spring Boot and any cloud deployment (Azure, AWS, GCP) architecture
  • Extensive knowledge on Microservices architecture and working knowledge
  • Previously worked with contemporary architecture, patterns and technologies and a demonstrated ability to lead solution definition and technology adoption
  • Ability to perform development, testing, documentation, and analysis and maintenance activities related to software applications
  • Excellent communication and time management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment
  • Experience on healthcare domain

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes – an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.