Senior Software Engineer - Telecommute at Optum (Baltimore, MD or Remote)

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Combine the two fastest-growing fields on the planet-information technology and health care-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)
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work collaboratively with the technical and business team members to develop and maintain business solutions following Agile (Scrum) development principles and practices
  • Develop and support front-end design / integration and deployment with an eye towards simplicity, reliability, manageability, scalability, extensibility, performance and re-use
  • Experience in wiring up API endpoints and creation of mockup / prototypes
  • Adhere to software coding, best practices and style guides to ensure consistency
  • Participate in code reviews, conduct unit tests, deployments, and ensure version control
  • Developing front end UI as well as back end APIs
  • Ensuring cross-platform optimization for mobile phones
  • Ensuring responsiveness of applications
  • Working alongside other developers for design discussions and code reviews
  • Provide daily, weekly schedule updates and status reports to management
  • Develop, review, and update process and reference documentation on an ongoing basis
  • Ability to identify problems, and effectively communicate solutions to peers and management

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 or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of overall UI and backend development experience in web-based applications
  • Experience in an agile development environment
  • Experience in REST API Development and Integration with Java 11
  • Experience in code merge tools
  • Solid expertise in front end web techniques such as HTML5, CSS3, JSON, Node.js, React.js /Redux, Angular JS
  • Exposure in handling JSON data (Mongo DB)
  • Exposure to Express JS
  • Exposure to Authentication mechanism
  • Exposure to 508 compliance
  • Exposure to Atlassian tools - JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, Crucible, Fisheye
  • Ability/willingness to travel to client site on an as needed basis
  • 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:
  • Professional certification in Agile / Web Development
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail

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.
Career Opportunities at OptumServe Technology Services (OSTS). Our mission is to make health care work better for everyone. Since 2007, we've helped federal agencies modernize, scale, and secure the U.S. health system and transform data into insights to improve health outcomes for millions of Americans. When you join OSTS, you'll be joining the health integration and innovation arm of OptumServe, the federal division of UnitedHealth Group. As a Fortune 5 company, UnitedHealth Group is the nation's largest health care provider and payer with unlimited resources leading to positive results across the globe.
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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.
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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Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
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
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

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