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Optum Digital Senior Backend Software Engineer - Nucleus - Telecommute in Multiple Locations

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Cypress
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job 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's Nucleus-EDG team as a Senior Backend Software Engineer. The Nucleus-EDG team is responsible for improving the consumer experience by implementing an enterprise device gateway to manage device health signal acquisition. We centralize consumer consent, facilitate efficient health signal distribution, and empower UnitedHealthcare with connected insights across the health and wellness ecosystem. The team has a solid and integrated relationship with the product team based on collaboration, trust, and partnership. Goals for the team are focused on creating meaningful positive impact for our customers through clear and measurable metrics analysis.
As a Senior Backend Software Engineer you will have the role of champion for quality and engineering best practices, mentoring junior and peer co-workers, while bringing a fun and energizing experience to work every day.
To know more about Optum Technology, click here.
If you are located in Cypress, CA, Orange County, CA, Pacific Time Zone or Mountain or Central Time Zones, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* . Location Preferences: (1) Hybrid 2-3 days onsite Cypress, CA office / Orange County, CA; (2) Pacific Time Zone (telecommute) (3) Mountain or Central Time Zones (telecommute).
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:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience and training
3+ years of experience with software development in one or more high-level general purpose programming languages (e.g. Java, Scala, C#, Python, Golang, etc)
3+ years of experience testing, maintaining, and/or deploying software products
1+ years of experience in technical design of software products and components
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
Preferred Qualifications:
2+ years of experience with production debugging and to track down causes and fix them in systematic ways
1+ years of experience with distributed systems and application design in a SOA environment
Experience with authorization frameworks like OAuth 2.0, SAML or OpenID Connect
Knowledge of high-scale performance and optimization tools and techniques
Knowledge of Web security, authentication, and applied cryptography

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 or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for 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.

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