Performance Engineering Analyst - On-Site in Columbia, MD

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UnitedHealth Group
Agile, Analyst, Automated, CMS, Database, Development, Encryption, Genetic, HTTP, Java, Networking, Project, Scripts, Security, XML
Full Time, Full-time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)We are seeking a candidate with healthcare domain (particularly in CMS Marketplace ) expertise and experience working in Agile driven development projects to support our current work (Cloud is the new normal and our customer (CMS - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) is interested in leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS) to increase agility, improve security and reduce costs, etc.). Primary Responsibilities: Serve as an expert in cloud optimization, networking and application performance, and/or applications deliveryDefine, develop, execute performance/load tests and integrate them with automated test systemsAssist in the development of application standards (coding, logging, performance)Present and articulate advanced product features, benefits, and overall product solutionsProduce solutions to fulfill customer needs within budget and schedule constraintsWork directly with customers, colleagues and other stakeholders to achieve project goalsHandle test data in various formats (JSON, XML, CSV, etc.) and understand data storage, encoding, encryption, data transformation, and related concepts

Required Qualifications: Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience6+ years of experience performing software development activities2+ years of experience using automated test tools for Functional and/or PerformanceHands-on experience using performance test tools to develop scripts, monitor application/database/machine level performance, analyze performance metricsExposure to Java/C development or other software development experienceDeep knowledge of how web applications work over HTTP protocolExposure to the Cloud or AWS Preferred Qualifications: Proficient with JavaFamiliarity with New Relic or SplunkExperience with SQLThe government services support team at Optum has earned the trust of organizations that our entire country relies on; from the Department of Defense and Veteran's Administration to the teams at Health & Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. We're repaying that trust with hard work, new ideas and a commitment to finding better solutions every day. Join us and help create ways for our government services agencies to be more efficient and effective. This will be the next huge step in 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: CAP Tech Performance Mgmt. Analyst, OptumServe, Optum, UHG, AWS, Cloud, Java, Columbia, MD, Maryland

Job Title: Performance Engineering Analyst - On-Site in Columbia, MD
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: OptumServe
Family: Technology
Telecommuter Position: No
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Overtime Status: Exempt
Posted Date: 9/9/2019
City: Columbia
State: MD
Country: United States
Department: QSSI

Company Information

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 14 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