Sr. Software Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN or Boston, MA

UHG Eden Prairie, MN

About the Job

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing
  • Design and implement performance and operational enhancements
  • Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries
  • Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
  • Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as require
  • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
  • Participate in an Agile / Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks through Sprints
  • Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team
  • Work with a team of software engineers for one or more Agile scrum teams assigned to work on the project
  • Designs, codes, tests, debug, and documents software, and enhance existing components to ensure that software meets business needs
  • Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and maintainable software and should be able to clearly articulate the implications of design / architectural decisions, issues and plans to technology leadership
  • Provide hands-on leadership, coaching, mentoring, and software engineering best practices to junior software engineers
  • Develop reusable patterns and encourage innovation that will enable team velocity
  • Collaborate on the design with other team members and product owners, both inside and outside the scrum team
  • Estimate engineering work effort for engineering team and effectively identify and prioritize the high impact tasks
  • Conduct design and code reviews to ensure code developed meets coding best practices guidelines, unit testing, security, and scalability and maintainability guidelines
  • Participate in on-call Dev-Ops support rotation

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of Java or Object Oriented programming language experience
  • 2+ years of experience with automated unit testing technologies (such as JUnit, Spock, or similar)
  • 2+ years of experience with relational databases and SQL
  • 2+ years of experience in one or more ORM technologies (like Hibernate, JPA, or similar)

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four year degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Spring framework
  • Experience with APIs / microservices
  • Experience as a team lead
  • Experience performing code reviews
  • Experience with Groovy
  • Experience with Spock
  • Understanding of non-functional system specifications and requirements
  • Excellent written communication skills and ability to document technical content

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)


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.

 

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