Lead Software Engineer - Basking Ridge, NJ

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UnitedHealth Group
IT, API, Architecture, Performance, Java, SOAP, SDLC, Python, Software, Engineer
Full Time

Job Description

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)

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a primary IT Dev lead/hands on resource for medium-size projects to large-size projects
  • Act as a DevOps engineer
  • Build , Deploy and test cloud based micro services
  • Monitor/Stabilize/Automate API services
  • Design/Analyze/Implement production ready codebase
  • Act as a tech dev lead, Work on day to day scrum tasks and help build Agile incremental MVPs and its delivery
  • Mentor resources and create delivery roadmap and eventually be a SME. ingest Innovation, with constant 'improve the system' mindset , Design principles, Architecture expectations for portability and reusability
  • Collaborate between various time zones, Globally.
  • Engage in Infrastructure needs from Performance guarantee, DR and HA perspective.
  • Implement and design, development, testing and maintenance of software in a systematic method
  • Cover all primary development activity across all technology functions that ensure we deliver code with high quality for our applications, products and services and to understand customer needs and to develop product roadmaps
  • Including but not limited to analysis, design, coding, engineering, testing, debugging, standards, methods, tools analysis, documentation, research and development, maintenance, new development, operations and delivery
  • Building quality into every output. This also includes evaluating new tools, new techniques, strategies; Automation of common tasks; build of common utilities to drive organizational efficiency with a passion around technology and solutions and influence of thought and leadership on future capabilities and opportunities to apply technology in new and innovative ways
  • Reviews the work of others
  • Develops innovative approaches
  • Sought out as expert
  • Serves as a leader/mentor


You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of software engineering experience
  • Java SPRING Boot
  • Grafana, microservice development and deployment
  • Cloud services and framework knowledge
  • Openshift, Kubernetees
  • JUNIT, JMETER and other testing experience
  • JSON knowledge
  • Rally , SOAP UI, Postman
  • KAFKA
  • Mongo DB
  • SPLUNK
  • CI/CD Knowledge with integration to Jenkins
  • Experience in coding for web services and/or web applications (Backend and Frontend)
  • Experience in relational and NOSQL DB like MongoDB
  • Java , Spring and Spring Cloud knowledge
  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Serverless
  • PostgreSQL
  • Thorough understanding of SDLC in Agile development environments
  • Learn/Explore Health care Eligibility process
  • UI (REACT), Java Script
  • Python
  • Chatbot


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: Lead Software Engineer, Basking Ridge, NJ, New Jersey


Company Information

At Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we are reinventing health care technology to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. As a Fortune 7 company with a world-class technology team, there is no shortage of innovation here.

We are using data analytics, leading-edge development tools and high-end cybersecurity to help millions of people receive care as we continue to shape the health care system of tomorrow.

This is all possible thanks to our culture of performance and highly motivated people. Their collective talent, energy, intelligence and drive allow us to push forward advanced solutions that directly improve the lives of those we serve.

If you’re looking for a more inspired career with greater impact and meaning, join our global team and discover your life’s best work.

Dice Id : 10119572
Position Id : 927676
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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