Lead Site Reliability Engineer, Telemetry - Telecommute

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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a 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 reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
The Optum Telemetry team is looking for a passionate and inquisitive software engineer to join them in continuing their mission of designing, building, and supporting one of the largest telemetry platforms in the world. This internally developed and open-source system collects, maintains, and visualizes the operational telemetry data across multiple sources and data types within the UnitedHealth Group ecosystem, as well as its many subsidiaries. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for building and supporting infrastructure for a platform that is currently ingesting millions of metric points per second from hundreds of thousands of clients, as we look to continue to solve the challenges involved with scaling it to support billions of metric points of data per second.
Our primary mission is designing and building creative automation to solve every aspect of our job, allowing us to focus less on toil and more on solutioning and problem solving. If you enjoy creating the ability to spin up and operate thousands of pieces of infrastructure and code with a single command, and prefer to design systems that are reliable enough that your pager remains silent through the night, you may be a good fit to join this team!
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Participate in 24/7 on call support
  • Maintain Optum Telemetry stack
  • Manage/maintain agent installs on Optum Infra

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:
  • 4+ years of professional IT experience (system administration, software development, or a combination), with steadily increasing responsibilities
  • 4+ years of experience designing and building highly distributed, reliable systems
  • 4+ years of coding experience in Ruby (Python, Go, etc. are acceptable)
  • 2+ years of experience with collecting and storing metrics/telemetry data (Telegraf, InfluxDB, Prometheus, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of experience managing Infrastructure via Code (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.)
  • Experience planning and supporting +99.99% availability against critical applications in production

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
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)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
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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