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Information Technology



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Full Time

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Senior Java Engineer - Minnetonka, MN

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 12/2/2018

At Optum, you can bring your passion for innovation to an Agile environment where some of the smartest people you'll ever work with are working together to help make the health care system work better for everyone.
You take pride in changing the face of solution development in delivering the next generation scalable applications adopting the emerging technology stack.
You will join a newly formed Agile team charged with an ambitious goal to transform the healthcare provider domain by delivering the next generation MDM solution at a rapid pace. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop Micro services and Big Data applications utilizing latest technologies around NoSQL and Streaming architecture.
  • Design, develop and conduct functional and performance tests.
  • Adopt the modern development toolchain around Continuous Integration and deployment, coding practices (check-in, code reviews)

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years Java /J2EE software development experience with Spring framework

  • 2+ years SQL database experience

  • Hands-on experience with APIs, Micro services and Service Oriented Architecture

  • Solid understanding of Agile methodologies and DevOps concepts

  • Experience with XML /JSON and developing REST services

  • Demonstrated success in building design patterns and software engineering best practices

  • Relevant Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in a related field

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with CI /CD systems such as Jenkins

  • Exposure to Elastic infrastructure solutions and deployment (Docker, OpenShift, Mesos)

  • Good understanding of NoSQL and its data modeling

  • Solid Exposure to distributed technologies (Kafka, Spark, Hadoop, ElasticSearch)

  • Good understanding of ETL and Reporting Tool integration

  • Understanding of MDM and MQ technologies

  • Experience in the health care industry

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: Java J2EE API SOA Microservices Kafka XML REST CI/CD

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