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Senior Java Software Engineer, Optum Fintech - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)

As one of the fastest growing businesses within Optum, with more than 11 million consumers and providers currently under our umbrella, Optum Financial Technology is dedicated to improving both the health and productivity of those we serve.

One out of seven adults in the U.S. uses an Optum Financial product, not to mention we're the largest Health Saving Accounts (HSA) provider and the 35th largest mover of money in the U.S. Our wide impact gives us a real opportunity to create financial technology that transforms healthcare for both consumers and providers alike.

So, what is it that makes us so unique? Well for starters, Optum Financial Technology is dedicated to helping people with not only their healthcare, but also their financial wellbeing. Our teams are fixated on transforming the experience for consumers and changing the way that people pay for healthcare. Here, innovation isn't just about creating new gadgets, it's about making healthcare financial data available wherever and whenever people need it-safely and reliably. We help members manage their own health in a more efficient, more affordable way and give our providers the flexibility they need to support their patients

You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • BEING: Managing Self-Developing & Being Resilient & Resourceful-Being Organized, Conscientious & Focused-Persevering-Becoming Self Confident-Working Hard w/a Positive Attitude-
  • WORKING: Understanding Goals, Tasks & Plans- -Managing Time-Solving Problems & Making Timely Decisions-Supporting -Delivering Consistent High-Quality Results
  • RELATING: Being Coachable-Informing Peers & Bosses-Providing Support Where Needed-Collaborating -Engaging Interpersonally & Being Responsive-Understanding Larger Organization

    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 work experience with the following:

      • Developing software in one or more languages (i.e. Java, Golang, Python, JavaScript, Groovy, Node.js)
      • Automated testing
      • Continuous Delivery
      • Git or Gitcloud
      • Linux command line
      • Container platform

      • Will be available if needed for emergency escalation work to support our production environment after hours

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • Telemetry

          • Prometheus/Grafana
          • JMX

          • Some experience with an MQ product (IBM MQ, RabbitMQ, Kafka, etc.)

            • Log Aggregation
            • ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana) or Splunk
            • Software Development
            • Java software development, Maven
            • Go (aka "Golang") would be fantastic for some work already underway
            • Python, JavaScript, Angular, React, groovy, node.js
            • ATDD, Cucumber
            • Jenkins, Jenkins Pipeline as Code, Blue Ocean, Docker Swarm
            • GitHub
            • Web hooks
            • REST API

            • Agile
            • Platform Engineering

              • Docker
              • Kubernetes
              • OpenShift
              • Docker Registry
              • Infrastructure as Code
              • Any cloud (Azure Cloud/AWS)

                What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:

                • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays
                • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account
                • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage
                • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
                • Education Reimbursement
                • Employee Discounts
                • Employee Assistance Program
                • Employee Referral Bonus Program
                • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)
                • More information can be downloaded at:

                  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)

                  California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $85,000 to $167,300. 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 employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

                  At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

                  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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