Sr Software Engineer
Eden Prairie, MN 
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Posted 24 days ago
Job Description

Optum is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding inmultiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think.Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the healthcare industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us andstart doing your life's best work.(sm)

With the rise of container systemslike Docker and orchestration engines like Kubernetes it is now easier thanever to deploy, scale, and manage stateless applications. But what about distributeddatabases like Cassandra, Elasticsearch and Kafka? These applications havestate and running these systems on Kubernetes can be achieved with the rightamount of innovation. Using technologies like Kubernetes, the Data Platformsteam is working to change how Optum builds and runs distributed data systemson-premise.

If this sound interesting andexciting to work on quickly read through our short list of responsibilities andqualifications below and click the apply button.

PrimaryResponsibilities:

  • Technical curiosity and an ability to troubleshoot the unknown.
  • Deliver professional level technical work in support of the development of company products, tools, platforms and services, typically for an external customer or end user.
  • Helping to mentor junior software engineers
  • Operate within established methodologies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Apply knowledge of principles and techniques to solve technical problems.
  • Be an active participant on the Scrum team.
  • Utilize solid development skills and gain an understanding of software architecture.
  • You'll be rewarded andrecognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you andgive you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well asprovide development for other roles you may be interested in.

You'll be rewarded andrecognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you andgive you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well asprovide development for other roles you may be interested in.


RequiredQualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in the software engineering profession
  • 1+ years of experience working with Kafka
  • Willingness to work an on-call rotation
  • If you need to enter awork site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using theProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering yoursymptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptomscreener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to weara mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state andlocal masking orders.

PreferredQualifications:

  • Experience with technologies such as Kubernetes, key-value stores (such as Cassandra), Elasticsearch
  • Experience delivering software using a DevOps approach
  • Experience with Cloud technologies
  • Health care industry experience
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, fluid environment while maintaining adherence to standards and best practices

TechnologyCareers with Optum. Information andtechnology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improvepeople's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solvethe problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it canbe used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very bestideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve thequality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and thebrightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place todo your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthieratmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / AffirmativeAction employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin,protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, genderidentity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any othercharacteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-freeworkplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginningemployment.

JobKeywords: Eden Prairie, MN, Software Engineer, Senior,Kafka, Kubernetes, DevOps, Minnesota

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Day Job
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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