Lead Software Engineer - Multiple Locations

| Raleigh-Durham, NC + 25 more | Remote
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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)
In this role you will design, develop and maintain healthcare applications and components using the latest cloud-based technologies and techniques including micro frontends, backend as service, microservices and orchestrated workflow. You will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary engineering team to create and deliver market leading offerings for clients across the continuum of care. You will be helping people live healthier lives when you bring your expertise, passion, energy, focus and all-in approach to work every day.
If you are located in Eden Prairie, MN, Schaumburg, IL, Raleigh, NC or Boston, MA, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges, until COVID restrictions are lifted.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Participate in all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing and follow Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks
  • Develop:
    • Web App components using Angular, Typescript, CSS and other software development tools and technologies
    • Webservices using NestJS, Azure Functions, Spring Boot, integration/collaboration concepts, and technologies such as Backend as Service (BaaS), Serverless FaaS, Microservices, message queues, FHIR
    • Unit and integration tests for all written software programs and components. Follow test driven development approach
    • Terraform - infrastructure as code
  • Review code and transfer knowledge according to established team processes
  • Document and communicate design and application code specifications and details to other team members
  • Adapt to new programming languages, methodologies, platforms and frameworks to support the business needs

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:
  • Undergraduate degree or 2+ additional years of experience in lieu of a degree
  • 7+ years of programming and full software development life-cycle experience
  • 2+ years of experience Cloud/Distributed architecture design patterns
  • 2+ years of web service API development experience
  • 2+ years of experience TypeScript/JavaScript
  • 2+ years of experience Spring Boot with Java
  • Experience with CSS
  • Experience with Angular (including v 9++)
  • Experience performing assigned software development tasks using established standards and procedures without any supervision
  • Solid technical skills including solid understanding of software development methodologies and principles
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Microsoft Azure Certifications
  • NestJS experience
  • Experience working with Azure Functions
  • Splunk experience
  • Experience with Azure Event Grid or Kafka
  • Experience with one or more automated testing tools - e.g Cucumber, Protractor /Selenium
  • Ability to meet scheduled task requirements within assigned deadlines
  • Ability to work with others in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively
  • Solid understanding of functional programming concepts

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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)
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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