UnitedHealth Group Company Profile

Software Engineer

UnitedHealth Group

Job Description

Optum 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)


You will be part of Behavioral Health IT – Digital Engineering team that will help build, maintain, modernize & innovate Memberand Providerfacing digital assets/capabilities (widgets, portals, mobile app) including LAWW ( www.liveandworkwell.com ); PE ( www.providerexpress.com ); Public/Payer portals that supports both UHC Behavioral Health and Optum Behavioral Health businesses.


Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Re-Imagined:

As part of the engineering team, you will redesign/re-engineer part of LAWW to support EAP specific business requirements, which includes:

  • New look and feel/user experience.
  • Implement Provider Search;
  • Implement Chat;
  • Link/integrations to external partners
  • Enhance/maintain EAP mobile app
  • Implement Work/Life forms


Primary Responsibilities:

• Deep understanding of each application deployed in Production• Deep understanding the need to drive release process for multiple agile teams• Deep understanding the need to drive performance and load testing process for multiple agile teams.• Driving and Documenting Root Cause Analysis of Problems experienced• Communicating and managing Production support issues with your consumers• Work with each agile team to determine release timeline and make improve the platform reliability• Demonstrate and continuously develop substantial depth of knowledge and experience in a modern technology development team.

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ consecutive years in the software engineering profession focus on release management
  • 2+ years hands-on expertise with UNIX shell scripts and commands
  • 2+ years hands on expertise with SQL writing queries and RDBMS


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Splunk, Jenkins, Elastic Search, Kibana, Release process tool


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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