Senior Java Software Engineer - West Valley City, UT
March 14, 2018
West Valley City, Utah
The health solutions marketplace is hungry for new ideas, innovative products and software that drives elevated performance for the business and the customer. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is feeding incredible solutions to that marketplace everyday by bringing out the best in our software engineering teams. We serve customers across the health system. Not only do we have more of them every day, we also have more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere. We're out to change the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. If you're in, you'll be challenged like never before. It's time to join this history making. 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 help innovate 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
Required Qualifications:Relevant Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in the software technology field 7+ years in the software engineering profession Demonstrated success designing and building high-quality commercial software applications 6+ years of experience working on large software projects 4+ years of Java development experience Proven experience in delivering software using an Agile/Scrum methodology Knowledge of and experience using relational databasesPreferred Qualifications:Understanding of SOA design principles Working knowledge of common APIs (i.e. JDBC, XML) Application Server experience (i.e. Jboss) Java/JEE development experience Rules-based Software Development SQL knowledge Experience in the Healthcare industryOptum 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: Software, software engineering, API, component development, application development, SOA, SDLC, Agile, Scrum, Sprints, Information Technology, IT, technology, Optum, West Valley City, UT, Utah
Internal Number: 751862
About UnitedHealth Group
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.