Lead Full Stack Engineer - US Telecommute (Minneapolis, MN)

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with 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 reliable. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work. (sm)
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Contribute code, tests, automation, application design and architecture to an agile team of engineers working across the application stack and portfolio.
  • Collaborate with scrum teams in grooming user stories and developing acceptance criteria so that we can deliver value to our customers.
  • Solve technical problems to discover solutions at any level of the stack (backend, frontend, database and infrastructure)
  • Create an accountability framework and actions with engineering to drive architecture and design consistency during platform modernization and data migration.
  • Communicate, learn, and share ideas across teams.
  • Perform code reviews, guide development team and manage deployments
  • Effectively lead and own delivery for the work of multiple development teams while using your highly technical skills as a hands-on software architect
  • Engage in technical discussions as a subject matter expert, have a point of view to offer and have strategic influence with the product, business stakeholders and other engineering teams to design and develop new product offerings and experiences
  • Partner with product owners, designers, and business stakeholders to build teams' roadmaps and establish goals for the teams based on strategic insights
  • Help the teams improve efficiency, quality and speed of their development processes
    Collaborate with other engineering leaders and teams to drive leverage and technical craftsmanship in the larger engineering organization
  • Foster a culture of inclusion, diversity, respect and fun that continues making Optum a great place to work
  • Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries
  • Adapt departmental plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges
    Influence or provide input to forecasting and planning activities

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:
  • 5+ years of coding experience with one or more of the follow languages; Java, Go, Python, or JavaScript with a willingness and ability to learn new ones.
  • 5+ years of Agile development experience and knowledge of Agile ceremonies and practices
  • Experience working with at least one of the following: continuous integration / continuous delivery tools, REST API development with Sprint Boot, Serverless architecture, Containerization, IaC, public / private cloud(Azure), application observability and/or messaging / stream architecture
  • Ability to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Development experience in Java and related tools/software
  • Experience in building application using Spring Boot and Spring framework ecosystems
  • Experience in working with a database like MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, or Cosmos DB
  • Experience in public cloud products (Docker swarm and Azure) cloud-native architectures, serverless.
  • Experience deploying apps on Amazon, Azure, or Google PAAS
  • Experience with "DevOps" - Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery frameworks, data security and integration service.
  • Experience with the following:
    • Streaming technology - Kafka
    • Data processing - Spark and Airflow
    • Logging and Monitoring - Elasticsearch and ELK stack, Prometheus, and Grafana
    • Microservices architecture - NodeJS, GraphQL
    • Experience in Innersource and Open Source code contributio

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.
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.
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