Senior Software Engineer - West Valley City, UT

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Date Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2018
Job Location: West Valley City, UT
Pay Rate: Competitive
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Permanent
Required Skills: Agile, Analysis, API, Architecture, Development, Genetic, Libraries, Linux, PHP, Programming, Scrum, SDLC, Software Engineer, Testing

Job Description:

There's no better time to bring your software engineering career to the health care industry.You take pride in designing and developing solutions. And not just any solutions -- solutions that are scalable and can be used in the marketplace to make an impact on the lives of millions. At Optum, you can bring your passion for innovation to an Agile environment where some of the smartest people you'll ever work with are working together to help make the health care system work better for everyone. When you join us as a Senior Software Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your technical expertise, making historic transformation in health care and changing the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. You will be challenged with delivering high quality software products to impact the health care industry for the better. Here, you'll work at a pace you didn't know you had in you, your performance will be rewarded and, at the end of the day, you'll know you're doing your life's best work.(sm)Primary Responsibilities:

Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing
Design and implement product features in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries
Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases
Design and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business
Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as required
Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team
Write code
Review code written by other team members
Perform unit testing
Work with other team members in an Agile environment
Analyze and evaluate new technologies


Required Qualifications:

5+ years in the software engineering profession
Demonstrated success designing and building high-quality commercial software applications
Expertise across the entire SLDC
1+ year experience in programming in PHP
1+ year experience in Linux
Relevant Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in a related field


Preferred Qualifications:

Proven experience delivering software using an Agile/Scrum methodology
Understanding of SOA design principles
Node JS / NodeJS experience
PHP Laravel experience
Experience with Active MQ
X12 experience
Experience in the health care industry


Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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, software engineering, API, component development, application development, SOA, SDLC, Agile, Scrum, Sprints, Information Technology, IT, technology, Optum, Work from Home, wfh, Telecommute, telecommuter, telecommuting, remote, West Valley City, UT


Job Title: Senior Software Engineer - West Valley City, UT
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Optum Tech Solutions & Tech
Family: Information Technology
Telecommuter Position: Yes
Overtime Status: Exempt
City: West Valley City
State: UT
Country: United States
Department: S&T Technology Engineering

About UnitedHealth Group:

We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 14 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.(SM) Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at http://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

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