Senior and Principal Backend Software Engineers – Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group
Published
June 20, 2022
Location
San Antonio, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Join Optum Digital as a Senior or Principal Backend Software Engineer. You will have the role of champion for quality and engineering best practices and mentoring junior engineers while bringing a fun and energizing experience to work every day.  

These positions include, but are not limited to analysis, design, coding, engineering, testing, debugging, standards, methods, tools analysis, documentation, research and development, maintenance, new development, operations and delivery. With every role in the company, each position has a requirement for building quality into every output. This also includes evaluating new tools, new techniques, strategies; Automation of common tasks; build of common utilities to drive organizational efficiency with a passion around technology and solutions and influence of thought and leadership on future capabilities and opportunities to apply technology in new and innovative ways.

To know more about Optum Technology, click here.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, including development, code reviews, testing and production deployment
  • Work with product managers to understand the features, do technical assessment and costing, design, code, test and deploy
  • Work with technical leads and security team to understand technical constraints and incorporate them into the design
  • Support live-site with production debugging and track down causes and fix them in systematic ways
  • Perform code review of the code produced by other engineers in the team

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience with software development in one or more high-level general purpose programming languages (e.g. Java, Scala, C#, Python, Golang, etc)
  • 4+ years of experience in the full software development lifecycle, including development, code reviews, testing and production deployment
  • 2+ years of experience in technical design of software products and components
  • 2+ years of experience with cloud-based services and hosting (AWS, Azure and/or GCP)
  • 2 + years of experience developing, maintaining, versioning, monitoring, and deploying APIs and web microservices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience and training
  • 6+ years of experience with software development in one or more high-level general purpose programming languages (e.g. Java, Scala, C#, Python, Golang, etc)
  • 6+ years of experience in the full software development lifecycle, including development, code reviews, testing and production deployment
  • 4+ year of experience in technical design of software products and components
  • 4+ Experience with cloud-based services and hosting (AWS, Azure and/or GCP)
  • 4+ Experience developing, maintaining, versioning, monitoring, and deploying APIs and web microservices
  • 2+ years of experience with distributed systems and application design in a SOA environment
  • 2+ years of experience with production debugging and to track down causes and fix them in systematic ways
  • 2+ years of Scala Development experience
  • Experience with SQL, Document, or KeyValue databases

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

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 Developer, Back End, Back-End, Amazon Web Services, API’s, work from home, WFH, Remote

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