Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Developer 1 at Optum (Hampton Roads, VA or 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)
If you currently reside in the state of Tennessee, you'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
Job Description:
  • Performs programming activities which may require research using books and/or internet resources
  • Comfort in an Agile Scrum environment with two-week sprints spanning requirements to delivery
  • Must have great attention to detail, and be committed to delivering quality results
  • Follows technical design documentation and instruction to create prototypes and applications utilizing programming languages which are supported and approved by Arbor management
  • Provide technical support for new and existing code base
  • Ensures timely, effective, and quality delivery of software with minimum discovered defects
  • Create required technical documentation for designs and deliverables
  • Adherence to company standards, policies, and practices
  • Collaborative work with team members to ensure all work is properly tested, secure, and functional
  • Collaborative work with team members to rapidly and thoroughly diagnose, identify, and remediate issues and defects
  • Other tasks and assignments as instructed by management

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Convert script designs into code following approved patterns and techniques
  • Follow both technical and non-technical documentation to develop new feature functionality for software
  • Identify, isolate, troubleshoot, debug and correct defects in designated code
  • Dig in to problems, exhibit a thirst for learning and exploring new concepts / solutions
  • Performs support and maintenance activities on time and with high-quality
  • Develop programs, scripts, prototypes on projects with low to high complexity
  • Accept constructive guidance and mentoring from more senior developers and team members to progress professionally and grow technically
  • Prepare test plans and conduct unit and/or integration testing as needed
  • Collaborate with others to clarify requirements and designs
  • Able to work independently or collaboratively as part of a larger group to achieve common goals
  • Identify and communicate new features or enhancements that could be made to improve the RPA business processes and/or applications used
  • Ability to learn and maintain our existing bot environment
  • Able to occasionally work nights and/or weekends, as needed, to perform system maintenance (role has rotating on-call for weekends - would need to be on call approximately once a month)
  • Role is Remote but candidates must be based in Franklin/Nashville, TN area

What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:
  • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays
  • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account
  • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage
  • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Hiring immediately
  • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)
  • More information can be downloaded at:

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:
  • Bachelor's Degree (in technical/CIS/Math field preferred) or 1+ years relevant work experience in development in a predominantly Microsoft environment (coursework will be considered)
  • Expertise required in Windows platforms, development tools including but not limited to .Net programming languages including C#, VB.Net, T-SQL
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, priorities, project and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment to deliver quality results
  • Ability to adapt to changing business needs/requirements
  • Must be located in Franklin/Nashville, TN area
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function 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. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Python, Java, RPA platforms, and version control preferred

Soft Skills:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Superb interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical/problem-solving skills
  • An ability to work independently in an efficient and responsible manner; able to take ownership of issues from diagnosis to resolution
  • Service-oriented approach (highly professional), friendly and positive communication style, able to work effectively with all Arbor employees and clients

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
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
*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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