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Sr Application Developer - Multiple Locations (Cypress, CA preferred)

UHG - Hartford, Connecticut

Posted: 10/16/2018

We all know that there's a lot more to come in the changes sweeping through the health care industry. But if change is going to shape our world, it's comforting to know that we're shaping the change.


As part of the Information Solutions Group within Underwriting & Pricing, our mission is to provide the technical tools, subject matter expertise, and user support needed for underwriters and actuaries to accurately and efficiently produce appropriate health care rates and supporting exhibits for our small and large group clients. Specifically, this position supports the restructuring and development of a new rating and renewal system for UMR (ASO) business. The position requires an understanding of the underwriting and data needs of the business, technology alternatives, and relevant development and programming experience. The individual will play a leading role, working with business partners, to develop a long-term strategy for the successful design, building, testing, and deployment of that system. In addition, more immediate, short-term enhancements to the existing system will also be developed and implemented by this position. Manual and labor-intensive processes required today to use the tools need to be replaced with more robust and automated models.  

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of Development/Programming experience
  • Expertise working with MS Access, MS Excel, VB coding
  • At least a basic level of proficiency with SQL (Structured Query Language), including experience in the conversion or redesign of complex Access databases to SQL-based systems, having front-end interfaces and backend reporting capabilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in finance or the health care industry
  • General knowledge in health care and rating methodologies
  • Experience with Optum Stepwise programming
  • Ability to communicate complex information

Raising our game in application development, pricing, and underwriting will help UnitedHealth Group maintain our leadership for years to come. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is 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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