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Senior Java Software Engineer - Multiple Locations

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Date Posted: Monday, January 22nd, 2024
Job Location: Santa Ana, CA
Pay Rate: Competitive
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Permanent
Required Skills: Apache, API, Architecture, Database, Development, Genetic, Hadoop, HTML, J2EE, Java, Java J2EE, JavaScript, Linux, MySQL, NoSQL, Objective C, Oracle, Programming, Protocols, QA, Release, Software Engineer, SQL, Testing, WebSphere

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.

In this critical Senior Software Engineer role, you will be a responsible for the overall health and execution of software delivery in a highly -performant distributed environment for distributed applications on Optum's cloud platform. Your technological guidance will serve as the crux of a successful transition into a Platform and Software as a Service Model across a variety of responsive web and native applications.

You will own our build/deploy/release pipeline including the associated tool chain and will help to drive efficiency and consistency in our processes. In this role, you will help build a mentality of Excellence within our Engineering competency by defining best practices in Software Engineering from solution through production, and ultimately help change the face of health care and help people live healthier lives.

You will be responsible for developing modules and providing contributions to the overall architecture of the OptumRx Consumer Health Portal / Mobile and related systems. This role will include hands on development and code reviews for major initiatives. You will work with a variety of teams including offshore development, BA, QA, user communities and business partners.

Primary Responsibilities:

Support multiple development teams in delivery of hundreds of RESTful apis on a high-performance, resilient cloud platform, across multiple environments

Own the build/deploy/release process and find ways to automate and improve our pipeline at every step

Be a mentor and guide other teams in navigating the software delivery lifecycle

Bring innovative ideas to help continuously improve the OptumRx Portals platform including the build, deploy, test and runtime cloud ecosystems

Participate in debugging and performance tuning in a distributed, high performance cloud platform

A great attitude and the passion and persistence to solve complex problems

Managing development of Capital Projects

Supervising and guiding team members

Hands on web and API development

Workforce planning, assignment planning and resource management

Work with Business and IT groups to ensure successful delivery of projects

The successful candidate will have experience in the development of distributed systems, extensive technical skills, good communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment.

We are looking for a rock-star Senior Software Engineer with the following skills:

Experience building and shipping production software in a scaled distributed environment
Solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals (based on a BS or MS in CS or related field)
Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Deployment Strategies
Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical colleagues
If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, are driven to see people using your creation, and long for the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.

Required Qualifications:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
6+ years Java J2EE programming experience
2+ years of hands-on experience with Spring & Hibernate
Experience with SQL, including writing stored procedures
2+ years of experience with JUnit testing
5+ years of experience developing web service applications
3+ years of experience developing HTML/Javascript
Previous experience leading a team of Java developers

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduate Degree

Experience developing public-facing websites

Knowledge of Content Management Systems

Experience with WebSphere or JBOSS

Experience with RESTful Web Services

Knowledge of a variety of modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, Objective C, Rails, Node.js, NodeJS), open-source technologies (Angular, Hibernate), and database technologies (Oracle/MySQL)

Experience developing Unit Tests using tools such as JUnit, NUnit, MSTest to verify your code quality

Experience in the building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers

Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

Experience working with NoSQL database technologies (Hadoop/Mongo)

Experience with Identity Management/Authentication Protocols (Single Sign-On, SAML, OAUTH)

Desire to continuously improve and evolve our infrastructure to be easy to deploy, scalable, secure and resilient

Passion for automation and simplicity

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.

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: Java, J2EE, Cloud, integration, deployment, Linux, Apache, WebSphere, source control, health, healthcare, Commercial, Spring, Hibernate, JUnit, SQL, web services, SW software, Restful, configuration, automation, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Santa Ana, Irvine, CA, Southern California, Orange County, Chicago, IL, Illinois, Optum, UHG

Job Title: Senior Java Software Engineer - Multiple Locations
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Optum Tech Sftw Dev & Sup Srvc
Family: Information Technology
Telecommuter Position: No
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Overtime Status: Exempt
City: Santa Ana
State: CA
Country: United States
Department: Portals Serv Center & Dig Dev

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. 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

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