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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Senior Developer - West Valley City, UT

UHG - West Valley City, Utah

Posted: 10/31/2018

Senior Developer to work in Agile environment maintaining, redesigning, and refactoring the code base for a suite of Java based web applications. You will be responsible for leading the processes of identifying vulnerable areas in the code and providing solutions and recommendations to resolve performance, security, and poor implementation issues. This will require Java expertise and excellent communication skills to perform analysis, design solutions, and coach other developers in best practices while improving and updating the code that powers core application features. You will also be collaborating with architects and other senior level developers on solutions and remediation plans for complex refactoring within the code base. 


The Optum Coding Solutions division provides a diverse and comprehensive array of application platforms and infrastructure services designed to support a variety of health care coding consumers. Some of the technologies you will be working with include: Java, Spring, SQL, Oracle, Jenkins, Rest, Cloud.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating performance efforts (monitoring, logging, engineering, scripting, executing, etc.) with other team members

  • Coaching team members

  • Identifying areas in the code and/or features that need refactoring

  • Collaborating with leads, architects, DBAs, product owners on refactoring and new development design and planning, participating in Scrum rituals (standup, backlog refinement, planning, etc.)

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience in Java development
  • 2+ years experience developing external-facing secure web applications
  • 2+ years experience HTML, CSS & JavaScript
  • 2+ years SQL experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Software architecture experience
  • Scrum or other Agile software development experience
  • Spring development
  • Clod platform experience
  • Experience with Jenkins or other CI/CD tools
  • Healthcare Industry knowledge/experience
  • Excellent communication/collaboration skills
  • Highly accountable and self-motivated

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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