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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

Software Engineer - OCIO - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/12/2018

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ability to troubleshoot complex production issues

  • Co-ordinate root cause analysis efforts for permanent resolution

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams on issue resolution

  • Work with the Development team to understand the new functionality being deployed and ensure all support readiness requirements are met

  • Work with on/offshore production support team handling incident and problem tickets

  • Ensure overall organizational support goals are met (i.e. SLA, incident/problem reduction, application availability)

  • Ability to adjust both written and oral communications to a variety of different audiences

  • Ability to work independently to complete assigned tasks


Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with Production Support or Software Development

  • 2+ years of hands on experience developing with either: Java or C# or Visual Basic

  • 2+ years of experience working with RDBMS database, preferably MS SQL or DB2

  • 1+ years of experience writing PL/SQL scripts

  • Must be able to work on call during escalations, outages or critical issues (Monday through Fridays) and one weekend on call every 4-6 weeks

  • Must be able to work in Eden Prairie, MN full time hours

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree 

  • Experience with UNIX and Shell Scripting

  • Experience with Team Foundation Server, Git

  • Experience with Jenkins, or other Continuous Integration tools

  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Dynatrace or Splunk

  • Knowledge of banking and financial systems is a benefit

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.



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