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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

Senior Web Developer - San Diego, CA

UHG - San Diego, California

Posted: 12/13/2018

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)
Our Behavioral Health team analyses data at the intersection of technology and health care to identify business opportunities that improve patient outcomes, then we rapidly test those ideas by using the scientific method to create business prototypes that demonstrate the ideas efficacy. We need Developers that can guide design, document solutions then guide a software development team to deliver solutions that enable the studies to work. The Developer will be responsible for contributing to the creation of applications to support this mission.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Providing motivation and guidance to the development team to build according to your design with regards to the programming, testing, and deployment of the designed system
  • Building relationships with the main stakeholders: the Research Directors, Ventures Team, and offshore Product Owners to ensure that your designed system architecture meets everyone's expectations
  • Drafting system designs and development plans to be shared with stakeholders
  • Creating the vision that underlies the solution and the execution of that vision into the solution
  • Defining how the application will look, what the modules will be, and how they interact with each other
  • Deciding which framework, platform, or tech-stack can be used to create a solution
  • Discovering how technology can be used to solve a given business problem

Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree
  • 3+ years of experience designing and building web applications to meet business needs (weighing performance with practical constraints and business goals)
  • 2+ years of experience leading developers and reviewing code to ensure adherence to architecture specifications
  • Experience with JavaScript, C#  and/or VB
  • Advanced Client-Side framework and design experience (HTML, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS and ASPX
  • Microsoft SQL


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Services
  • Bootstrap or other client-side framework experience
  • JQuery
  • Understanding of Web Security, vulnerability 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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