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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Software Engineer - Full Stack Java Developer - Raleigh, NC

UHG - Raleigh, North Carolina

Posted: 11/12/2018

The health solutions marketplace is hungry for new ideas, innovative products and software that drives elevated performance for the business and the customer. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is feeding incredible solutions to that marketplace everyday by bringing out the best in our software engineering teams. We serve customers across the health system. Not only do we have more of them every day, we also have more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere. We're out to change the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. If you're in, you'll be challenged like never before. It's time to join this history making.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing
  • Design and implement product features in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
  • Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries
  • 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
  • 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 software engineers within the team
  • Designing and developing / coding software components including web applications, middleware and services on the following platforms: Java, J2EE, Oracle, JSP, Web Services running on UNIX, Linux and / or windows
  • Evaluating and learning new technologies that would provide business value
  • Take ownership of the assigned applications
  • Individual contributor (very hands on) as well as able to guide and mentor team members

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years Java programming experience with multi - tier web based applications
  • Familiarity with source control tools, automated build and unit testing tools, such as Cruise Control, Maven, ANT
  • 2+ years of experience working in Agile environment (SCRUM, Kanban)
  • Familiarity with UNIX / LINUX, should be able to develop shell scripts
  • 3+ years of Web Service, working experience with RESTful services
  • Working knowledge of popular JavaScript library, such as jQuery, Angular.js.
  • Good knowledge of modern software design patterns, demonstrated experience in designing
  • Experience  with Relational Databases (i.e. Oracle), ability to write complex SQL queries and Stored Procedure
  • CI/CD experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with NoSQL, Hadoop, Cassandra
  • Automated Testing experience
  • Ability to quickly gather requirements, explore multiple approaches and suggest optimal solutions
  • Experience of independently designing and delivering subsystems of a larger solution
  • Working experience with Kafka, Camel
  • Strong JUNIT skills, Eclipse or InteliJ
  • Cloud Development experience

Optum is a diversified health services and innovation company where data, technology, people and action combine to make great things happen every day. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing 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, Software Engineer, Software Engineering, Agile, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina

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