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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Java Lead Software Developer - Raleigh, NC

UHG - Raleigh, North Carolina

Posted: 11/5/2018

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
We are seeking a smart, innovative seasoned Java Developer to work in our Optum Tech group based in Raleigh, NC.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • This position will be responsible for full stack development efforts supporting development of various applications. Development is performed using some of the latest technologies (Java/J2EE/ Angular 4, Bootstrap). This position will be responsible for designing, coding, debugging, documenting and supporting efficient and effective computer applications and tools consistent with established specifications and business requirements
  • Develop code based upon the functional designs and conforming to software coding practices using Java/J2EE/ Angular technologies to be deployed on OpenShift/Azure in development, QA and Production
  • Design, implement, test, debug and document integration solutions and enhance existing components to ensure that software meets the business needs
  • Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and maintainable software and should be able to clearly articulate the implications of design/architectural decisions, issues and plans to technology leadership
  • Provide hands-on leadership, coaching, mentoring, and software engineering best practices to junior software engineers
  • Develop reusable patterns and encourage innovation that will increase team velocity
  • Collaborate on the design with other team members and product owners, both inside and outside the scrum team
  • Conduct design and code reviews to ensure code developed meets or exceeds coding best practices guidelines, unit testing, security, and scalability and maintainability guidelines

Required Qualifications:
  • 8+ years overall IT experience in Software development/design, architecture and programming 
  • 3+ years of experience in full stack Java/J2EE/ Angular programming and debugging: MVC
  • Strong understanding of DevOps - Version control, continuous integration/delivery methodologies (git, Jenkins), configuration management and tools is desired
  • Experience with SOA, Enterprise Web Applications, and SSO
  • Leadership capabilities and the ability to influence staff and management of internal and external IT partners
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process preferred
  • Ambition to learn and utilize emerging technologies while working in a stimulating environment
  • Must work in Raleigh, NC Optum offices
  • Must be legally able to work in the US without any sponsorship
  • Bachelor's Degree  (Computer Science, Computer Engineering) OR equivalent practical work experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of SQL programming and debugging experience
  • 2+ years of Database Administration
  • 2+ years of experience with JavaScript Framework and HTML(exAngularJS4, Bootstrap)
  • 2+ years of REST APIs design and implementation experience
  • Hands-on experience working with web service technologies such as REST, JSON, SOAP
  • Experienced in automated unit testing and acceptance testing frameworks (NUnit, Mocha, Jasmine, Jest, Selenium)
  • Bootstrap, AngularJS framework
  • Experience with Healthcare EMR/EHR integration, understanding of HL7/FHIR/SMART framework
  • OpenShift/Azure Cloud experience
  • ETL, SSIS and/or MS SQL Server experience
  • Health Industry experience

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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