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Location:Boston, MA
Company:Optum Technology
First posted:May 25, 2017

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) Positions in this function 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. Operates within established methodologies, procedures, and guidelines. Applies knowledge of principles and techniques to solve technical problems. Works closely with other functions to understand customer needs and to develop product roadmaps.

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Primary Responsibilities:

Collaborate with product owners, systems analysts and software engineers to execute an agile roadmap
Work with architects and software engineers to evaluate functional and non - functional requirements and drive delivery of creative, high quality solutions
Design, develop, test and maintain RESTful APIs
Implement our strategies for continuous delivery and devops within your team
Ensure our microservice platform is correct, resilient, performant and secure
Participate in and provide input for system analysis, design walkthroughs and code reviews
Participate in defect review and triage
Enforce design / coding standards and constantly improve the way we build and deliver software
Coordinates, supervises and is accountable for the daily activities of business support, technical or production team or unit
Impact of work is most often at the team level

Required Qualifications:

6+ years of designing and coding distributed systems
2+ years as a tech lead
2+ years of Java / Spring for building RESTful services
Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in engineering or equivalent experience
Experience building microservices in a public, hybrid or cloud environment
Experience with these or similar technologies: Netflix OSS, OpenShift, Mesos, Docker, Jenkins, RabbitMQ, MySQL, Kafka, Gatling
Excellent analytical skills and proven ability to work with delivery teams to think out of box
Extremely strong communicator able to build relationships across many teams around the globe
Ability to mentor staff at all career and skill levels
Excellent organizational and planning skills
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)

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.

Job Keywords: Lead Java Applications Developer, Java Developer Manager, Manager of Software Engineering, Java, Spring Framework, spring, cloud, cloud based web services, hybrid, microservices , web application development, RESTful, Netflix OSS, OpenShift, Mesos, Docker, Jenkins, RabbitMQ, MySQL, Kafka, Gatling, Boston, MA , Massachusetts

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