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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Application Support Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/12/2018

At Optum, we are focused on doing things that have not been done yet; helping improve lives in ways that were unthinkable until we thought of them. Do you enjoy working with an elite team, empowered to do your best? If so, please consider this your opportunity to see your ideas come to life. Optum is known for its innovative approach to health care.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Mature the DevOps mindset within the Agile teams using techniques such as Acceptance Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery to provide quality products with seamless integration across Development, Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, Operations, and Release Management roles
  • Act as servant leader who develops and supports a learning organization model through coaching, training, and mentorship
  • Adapt as necessary for unintended consequences of this change initiative and understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team
  • Participate in blogging and community support
  • Set up servers as needed
  • Work on production support and support application that runs 24 x 7
  • Handle the manual work while figuring out how to automate it

Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of IT experience on web-based products
  • 2+ years of experience in at least 1 high level programming language such as Java or .Net
  • 2+ years of experience with executing Unix commands
  • Unix scripting experience
  • 1+ years of experience with programmatic interaction with a relational database
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working on large scale, multiple team projects
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and Test Driven Development
  • Continuous integration experience (for example tools such as Jenkins, Anthill Pro)

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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