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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:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Senior Software Engineer - San Diego, CA

UHG - San Diego, California

Posted: 11/7/2018


If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)


Position Summary

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer for our San Diego, California location responsible for the following: exhibiting a solid understanding of object-oriented programming (OOP) and software engineering foundations, such as memory management and low level performance; designing and working on n-tier architectures, including software as a service (SAAS); maintaining secure systems by following current HIPAA standards; designing, developing, and maintaining high performance and scalable .NET applications; leading software development projects that provide new or enhanced functionality for both internal and external customers; training and mentoring other technical personnel, providing feedback on code architecture, programming techniques and coding and unit code testing; and working with program management, QA and customer support groups.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Applications, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or related field and five years of related experience. Employer is willing to accept three- or four-year bachelor's degree.
  • Must have demonstrated experience with 1) Designing and developing ASP.NET/Silverlight related software modules; 2) Platform development process across the entire technology stack, including database development (SQL Server), middle tier (WCF/Web Services), and UI (ASP.Net, WinForms, JavaScript frameworks); and 3) Using Visual Studio, TFS, LINQ, MVC, AngularJS and Agile to create .NET frameworks.
  • Employer will accept experience gained concurrently.
  • Qualified applicants are required to demonstrate programming skills through written assessments.

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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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