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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM


Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com


Job Category:

OptumInsight Consulting



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Principle, SDET Software Development Engineer in Test - Bellevue, WA

UHG - Bellevue, Washington

Posted: 12/13/2018

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)


As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will be a part of internal Optum product and engineering team that is responsible for designing, building, and delivering enterprise class software solutions with the latest cloud and machine learning technologies. As an SDET, you will be maintaining application code quality by developing automated testing tools and scripts which will be used to validate the work done by development team. We have a very talented team of engineers who have a passion for technology.  Our culture is based on innovation and work/life balance with a casual dress code and flexible work schedule.  If you have a passion to use cutting edge technology and the drive to work independently and deliver innovative and quality solutions, we hope you will join our team.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Proven design, development and test skills. Responsible for design, implementation and troubleshooting of automation tools/frameworks

  • Responsible for automated functional testing using C# and integration of test scripts with build pipeline (CI)

  • Creating, maintaining and executing UI automated tests using C#, Selenium web driver

  • Gathers and documents the outcome of test executions and all information needed to support ongoing measurements and reporting on risks, defects, tests and coverage

  • Reports discrepancies and analyzes them to determine the root causes. Evaluates test script failures and fix them in a timely manner

  • Identifies issues, proposes system improvements and performs repetitive test execution to resolve identified issues

  • Coordinate across the team to prepare required test data for automated test implementation

  • Work closely with Development and Test team to review/understand the requirements and create test scripts

  • Development and maintenance of test tools

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of experience with the Microsoft Development Stack (.NET C#, ASP.NET, SQL Server etc.)

  • 5+ years of practical SDET experience in writing C# code for automated web service tests (SOAP/Rest)

  • Knowledge of XML/JSON and web-based SOAP/RESTful services

  • Knowledge of automation using Selenium Web driver, C#

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree

  • Experience with GIT

  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world’s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity 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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