Senior Manager Software Engineer - Telecommute at Optum

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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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Are you passionate about technology? Obsessed with customer delight? Are you a team builder, a team player, a leader extraordinaire? Do you find yourself constantly looking for ways to do better, be better and build better software?
Here at Optum, our Data Engineering team is looking for an exceptional Delivery Manager who can build and lead a team of full-stack production-oriented engineers with an insatiable appetite for continuous improvement and innovation. We are looking for a DevOps missionary to take software concepts from paper to production and beyond; to drive relentlessly excellent customer support in production for an always-on suite of products with a global user base. If this sounds like you, the Commercial Data Engineering team at Optum in Franklin, TN is waiting, so read on.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Partner with Business, Technical and Strategic Product to manage project commitments in an agile framework; rapidly delivering value to our customers via technology solutions
  • Own the applications' technology stack and drive modern solutions to complex problems
  • Drive design and development of resilient, reliable, scalable and self-healing solutions to meet and exceed customer requirements
  • Ensure that all parts of the application eco system are thoroughly and effectively covered with telemetry
  • Relieve the team of "churn" and "waste" by driving automation of menial tasks
  • Collaborate with leaders across partner-teams to drive cohesive and optimal solutions
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written forms, and be able to present and demonstrate work to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Manage forecasts and budgets from multiple funding sources for engineering team demand
  • Recruit and lead a team of data engineers, driving career development and owning standard resource manager responsibilities
  • Mentor the engineering team to develop and perform as highly as possible

What you are like:
  • Have a great, positive attitude
  • A natural leader. You have influence. People follow your lead
  • Never blocked. You find a way!
  • Bring problems with solutions
  • Willing and eager to dive in and figure it out. No system is built from unicorn horn dust. It's just code!
  • Take extreme ownership and pride in your work
  • Care deeply about team culture and build teams on a foundation of mutual respect
  • Will automate something so you don't have to do it twice
  • You build everything "as code". Infrastructure, pipeline, testing, monitoring, etc.
  • Never stop learning (you have a habit of reading about changes in tech and then implementing them)

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 experience as a software engineer
  • 3+ years of experience with ETL, Database technologies
  • 2+ years of production operational support
  • 1+ years IT leadership experience
  • 6 months experience with Azure cloud technologies
  • Deep agile development experience; excellent understanding of DevOps mindset

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.
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)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $94,500 to $171,700. 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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Candidate Location Eligibility:
Ann Arbor, MI
Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Baltimore, MD
Boston, MA
Chicago, IL
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Detroit, MI
Hartford, CT
Houston, TX
Jacksonville, FL
Las Vegas, NV
Los Angeles, CA
Louisville, KY
Madison, WI
Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
Nashville, TN
New York City, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
Raleigh-Durham, NC
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Seattle, WA
Washington DC

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What are Optum Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Professional Development Benefits
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