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Sr Software Engineer - Telecommute in Phoenix, AZ

Company: Optum
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

UHG Tech is out to change the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. Our team is focused on driving change, modernization, and ensuring reliable and stable systems so that we can help to transform health care - making it easier, more affordable, and more effective for those we serve. We are passionate about technology and the role it plays to create distinctive experiences to our constituents. While we are always focused on how technology can help us deliver faster and with improved quality, we are far more enthusiastic about the ways technology can reinvent how we deliver on our mission in partnership with our lines of business and Optum Technology.
The health solutions marketplace is hungry for new ideas, innovative products and software that drives elevated performance for the business and the customer. The UnitedHealth Group family of businesses is feeding incredible solutions to that marketplace every day 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.
If you're in, you'll be challenged like never before. It's time to Join this history making.

  • Meaningful work in a healthcare technology company that is ranked #5 on the Fortune 500 list
  • An environment that is collaborative, diverse, friendly and fun
  • Cross functional teams that solve problems, while leveraging cutting edge technology
  • If you are located in Phoenix, AZ, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them
    • Serves as a key resource to solve complex problems and develop innovative approaches and solutions
    • Performs complex conceptual analyses
    • Sought out as a technical expert /SME, and helps mentor others
    • Performs and participates in other required design reviews (e.g., peer reviews, business/partner reviews, Voice of the Customer)
    • Adheres to applicable enterprise development methodologies and processes (e.g., Scrum, Agile, Waterfall, Iterative, and EPMO)
    • Helps define / prioritize product delivery cycles
    • Performs risk assessments with mitigation plans to ensure continuity/consistency/compatibility with existing solutions, and communicates to appropriate business and IT stakeholders
    • Documents technical product features/designs and submits for review/approval by applicable stakeholders (e.g., architecture committee/council)
    • Ensure that technical specifications/design documents are clearly and comprehensively documented, understood and traceable to the application / system design (e.g., traceability matrix)
    • Account for applicable security requirements in technical specifications/design documents
    • Optimizes user experience, especially where system interfaces directly with users
    • Ensure optimal application configurability and automation to support multiple business models and technical platforms
    • Ensure compliance with applicable code standards and architectures
    • Reviews, troubleshoots, and remediates potential coding issues
    • Creates, documents, and executes appropriate unit test plans, and documents results to ensure that code works as designed
    • Ensures that product / software code is clearly and comprehensively developed and traceable back to technical specifications (e.g. traceability matrix)
    • Provide or support development of release documentation to applicable groups (e.g., release notes, change requests)
    • Demonstrate clear understanding of how the product/software may be impacted in all aspects of the testing process (e.g. regression testing, integration testing)
    • Analyze/fix defects identified in testing (e.g., root cause analysis)
    • Partner with applicable groups (e.g., QA) to develop, review and/or provide feedback on testing scenarios
    • Identify scenarios that may require regression and/or integration testing, and communicate to appropriate testing groups (e.g., QA)
    • Execute and/or support all required testing (e.g., performance, integration, volume)
    • Work with Infrastructure Services to resolve issues identified in specific testing environments
    • Support and/or coordinate integration testing with associated applications and systems, as needed
    • Ensures that the deployment process is compliant with all operational requirements for the product/software
    • Ensures appropriate deployment of code objects to production environments, and follows-up on first run (functional and technical performance)
    • Helps review the work of others in collaborative/ quality mindset, and provides appropriate feedback (e.g., code coverage, code reviews, test plan reviews), as applicable
    • Coordinates with both onshore and offshore teams as needed
    • Flexible and Able to wear multiple hats within agile scrum 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:
      • 6+ years demonstrated proficiency in Java, Struts, Spring Boot, Open Shift or Kubernetes
      • 3+ years demonstrated proficiency in Oracle 11 (or higher)
      • 1+ years demonstrated proficiency in Jenkins, Cucumber, Tivoli Work Station (TWS), Subversion / GIT, CA Agile Central or Jira
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance
        Preferred Qualifications:
        • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
        • Experience with Facets v4.74 (or higher)
        • Programming experience working in .NET
        • Experience working with ETL tools like Data Stage 8.7 (or higher) or Talend WTX 8.4 (or higher)
        • Experience working with IBM TSO Mainframe
        • Experience working with Unix / Linux
        • HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
          To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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)
          *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: Sr Software Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Software Engineer, Software Engineering, Phoenix, AZ, Arizona, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote, #otuhctech, #otutswe

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