Position Description:Is it important to you to create an application that will benefit millions of people? At Optum, you are empowered to do your best! You will work with an elite team to create applications using the newest and latest technologies.If you have a solid track record for innovation and accomplishment, we are eager to speak with you! We hire talented coding professionals who are looking to advance their careers by working for the best company in the healthcare industry. You will have the most opportunities to grow and develop your career while using the skills that you have obtained thus far. Being a leader in healthcare IT, it is always challenging and exciting here at Optum in creating the healthcare system of tomorrow. Join us and start doing your life's best work.In this role, you will be involved in developing innovative business solutions by creating new applications, modifying existing applications and providing post production support. Predominantly you will be designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting all types of applications consistent with established specifications and business requirements to deliver value to our organization.Primary Responsibilities:Works on complex projects of intermediate complexity, and leverages knowledge of applications development methodologies, hardware characteristics, and other technologies to produce comprehensive solutions, within the agreed quality, service commitment levels, schedules and budgetsActively involved in the daily operational activities that generally impact important components / processes of the technology function, including but not limited to writing code and scripts that provide desired functionality to the web - based software, typically for large, complex or leading edge sites, products and programs. Developing software applications and toolsMaintains and supports existing, and develops new applications and toolsContributes to software designEvaluates compatibility of programs with existing communications hardware and softwareDevelops protocols to support established standardsAnticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occurGathers and updates necessary information and communicates to appropriate partiesCoordinates cross - functionally to accomplish assigned tasksMay mentor less experienced members of the teamMay assist in live site support and incident resolution that may include on - call rotation
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree (or higher) or High School Diploma / GED with 6+ years of experience with application development and maintenance experience6+ years of experience in full Software Development Life Cycle using Java and Web ServicesPreferred Qualifications:6+ years of experience in full Software Development Life Cycle using Java, SOAP, REST Web services and Nuance Development FrameworkIntermediate knowledge of VXML and Linux Operating SystemHealth care industry experienceVR / Call Center experienceProficiency in application debugging and handling production support issuesExperience working with offshore teamsExperience in designing IVR applications using Java technologiesExperience with SDLC / Software development processed, such as RUP, Agile, and / or WaterfallDemonstrated expertise writing professional, quality, secure, performance capable codeSoft Skills:Experience using analytical skills, tools and techniques to investigate information and to draw conclusionsExperience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problemsOptumRx is an empowering place for people with the flexibility to help create change. Innovation is part of the job description. And passion for improving the lives of our customers is a motivating factor in everything we do.If you're ready to talk about groundbreaking interactions, let's talk about what happens when a firm that touches millions of lives decides to gather results from millions of prescriptions every month and analyze their impact. Let's talk about smart, motivated teams. Let's talk about more effective and affordable healthcare solutions. This is caring. This is great chemistry. This is the way to make a difference. We're doing all this, and more, through a greater dedication to our shared values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation and performance. Join us and start doing your life's best work.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.Keywords: Java Developer
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.