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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Senior DevOps Engineer – Raleigh, NC or Boston, MA

UHG - Raleigh, North Carolina

Posted: 10/30/2018

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)
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solution
  • Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks through Sprints
  • Design and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business
  • Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
  • Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as required
  • Mentor and guide other team members
  • Demonstrate collaborative skills working within a project team of diverse skill
  •  Bring strong communication skills including oral, written and presentation skills plus creativity, and problem-solving skills to a challenging environment
  • Working closely with the engineering/DevOps team to scope, architect, and deploy innovative technical solutions to problems
  • Automating the creation and security of cloud-based environments (IaaS) for Optum?s various applications (including web-based applications, Rest API?s, and services)
  • Implementing multiple monitoring systems of our cloud-based environments and creating alerting and reporting tools for those environments
  • Working directly with application development teams to implement Continuous Integration and Continuous
  • Working with various external vendors and internal teams to implement, deploy, and maintain our application infrastructure
  • Partnering with product owners and engineering teams to identify areas for improved efficiencies in CI/CD as well as monitoring and reporting
  • Taking responsibility for managing the backup, restoration, rollback, update, and migration of our systems
  • Developing in-depth knowledge of systems and products
  • Providing some level of application/infrastructure support which will be expected throughout the year.

Required Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of experience in large development initiatives
  • 2+ years of experience with complex shell scripting
  • Experience with DevOps model using Agile
  • Experience developing database applications
  • 1+ years of Agile experience
  • 6+ months cloud experience (AWS, Azure, Containers, Docker etc.)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of experience in developing distributed computing systems applications using Hadoop, Hbase, Hive, Java/MapReduce, Spark, Storm, Kafka, Flume, Sqoop, Drill, Impala, Oozie & Pig
  • 4+ years of experience in developing high volume Java JEE or .NET or Scala applications
  • Experience in troubleshooting performance issues
  • Experience with multiple file structures and programming languages
  • Thorough understanding of technological infrastructure and how it relates to projects
  • Experience with CI/CD with Jenkins pipelines, OpenShift, Gradle, GitHub and SVN
  • Test Automation experience
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Healthcare domain background
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.
Job Keywords: DevOps Engineer, Agile, relational database, Cloud, shell scripting, CI/CD,  Jenkins pipelines, OpenShift, Gradle, GitHub, SVN, test automation, AWS, Azure, containers, Docker, Java, .NET, Scala, big data, product development, software development, Optum, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina

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