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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Java - DevOps Engineer - Telecommute

UHG - Plymouth, Minnesota

Posted: 12/7/2018

You know, there's impact and then there's YOUR impact. Join us at Optum and discover a new sense of purpose and pride as you work on applications that help create benefits for millions of people. Optum, part of UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is bringing technology, data and people together to help shape health care performance across the globe. So bring your solid track record for innovation and accomplishment as a high level Java Applications Developer to an organization where the challenges are greater and every day is an opportunity to do more.


You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and maintain Java applications across all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Bi-weekly Sprints

  • Develop, test, implement and maintain application software working with established processes

  • Establish, refine and integrate development and test environment tools and software as needed

  • Provide technical support and consultation for Java applications and infrastructure questions

  • Serve as a mentor to less experienced Developers

  • Member of our DevOps team for day to day support of our applications, and participant of On Call rotation

  • DevOps member also responsible for assisting in implementing additional instrumentation monitoring of applications

This is a complex, matrixed environment that requires you to develop innovative systems and solutions within a demanding technology environment while always focused on meeting customer needs. Your ability to communicate effectively across teams while building solid relationships will set you up for long-term success.



Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of full Software Development Life Cycle experience

  • 3+ years of development experience in Java, Java Script, and AngularJS

  • Experience in writing SQL queries in MySQL and SQL Server

  • Microsoft SSIS experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with the Agile methodology

  • HTML/SS experience useful

  • Adobe Experience Manager Jenkins knowledge 

  • TICK Stack Instrumentation Experience

  • AWS/Azure Cloud administration/architecture

  • Linux Administration experience

  • PHP Development

  • Shell Scripting

If you're the kind of thinker and leader who wants to bring your contribution to a new level every day, bring yourself over to Optum. You'll discover an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)


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)


*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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