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Job Category:

Information Technology

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Lead Software Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 12/10/2018

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead a diverse, expert team of 4 - 5 software engineers that will engage to resolve issues on large commercial software platform
  • Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing
  • Design and implement performance and operational enhancements
  • Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries
  • Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
  • Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as require
  • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
  • Participate in an Agile / Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks through Sprints
  • Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team
  • Collaborate and influence proactive system monitoring practices and strategies to help identify issues before any customer impact
  • Create a mindset and culture within the team that embraces identifying, owning, and solving issues, driving quality, improving performance, and improving the customer experience
  • Contribute to strategies to build knowledge bases, define metrics, service level agreements (SLAs), and processes to drive efficiencies in issue identification and resolution
  • Design, code, test, debu, and document software, and enhance existing components to ensure that software meets 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
  • Collaborate with existing architecture, delivery, infrastructure and operations teams to address and implement solutions to identified issues
  • Estimate engineering work effort for engineering team and effectively identify and prioritize the high impact tasks

Required Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of Java or Object Oriented programming language experience
  • 4+ years experience with automated unit testing technologies (such as JUnit, Spock, or similar)
  • 4+ years experience with relational databases and SQL
  • 4+ years experience in one or more ORM technologies (like Hibernate, JPA, or similar)
  • 2+ years of experience in technical leadership
  • Understanding of non-functional system specifications and requirements
  • Excellent written communication skills and ability to document technical content

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four year degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Spring framework
  • Experience with APIs / microservices
  • Experience performing code reviews
  • Experience with Groovy
  • Experience with Spock
  • Experience implementing performant code and code optimization
  • Experience working in an Agile CI / CD (Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery) development environment

 

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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.

Job Keywords: Java Developers, Java Engineer, Software Engineer, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

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