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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Sr Software Engineer - OCIO (MN or CT)

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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)
We are seeking a smart, innovative Sr. Software Engineer in the OCIO to work in our Optum Tech group based in Eden Prairie, MN or Hartford, CT. This application is focused on the Optum Rx business group and applications: Health Opportunity Management Environment (HOME)
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Predict emerging customer needs and develop innovative solutions to meet them
  • Solve unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business
  • Participate in the development of business strategy
  • Deploy and maintain Applications/Systems
  • Provides direction to the resources that support the application/System
  • Participate in release management planning
  • Review incidents and assigns to appropriate work group
  • Accountable for second level application support, coordinating the involvement of business and/or IT resources in incident resolution or working to resolve the issue as necessary
  • Support the Service Manager, who has the primary ownership of the application, to manage the health of the application, sets the overall direction and priorities of activities, and manage the application budget

Required Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of application development and / or application support experience
  • 2+ years of experience with MY SQL
  • 1+ years on development of reporting dashboards using Tableau
  • 1+ years of experience leading global teams (for example, tech lead or experience coordinating teams and/or managing workloads)
  • Ability to be on call (24 X 7) to provide coverage one or two weeks per month
  • Work with on and off shore development team across US and Global time zones
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Ideally should work from Eden Prairie, MN or in the Hartford, CT Optum Offices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or better
  • Experience with data models and data structures
  • Agile/Scrum development
  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Service Management Tools experience (like Service Now, HPSM, BSM, HP Perf Mgr, ALM, Clarity, etc.)
  • ITIL experience
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.   
Job Keywords:  Optum RX, Optum, Software Engineer, Developer, Application Support, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Hartford, CT, Connecticut

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