Senior Software Engineer - Raleigh, NC

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UnitedHealth Group
Agile, API, Architecture, Customer Service, Development, Exchange, Genetic, Java, JavaScript, Lifecycle, Management, Oracle, Product Engineering, Project, Quality Assurance, Scrum, Security, SOAP, Software Engineer, SQL, Testing
Full Time, Full-time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)

Position Summary
We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer for our Raleigh, NC location to play a leading role in setting the architecture and design for Optum products and creates and improves the platform software which underlies the entire Optum suite of health information exchange applications. Participate as an individual contributor on teams that carry out the full lifecycle of software development activities. Analyze and define customer requirements; designs and develops reusable software modules that meet customer requirements while upholding high standards of reliability, security, maintainability, and performance; assists in defining product technical architecture; and documents designs for coding by other developers and makes accurate development effort estimates to assist management in project and resource planning. Participate in peer reviews for designs, code, and other work products and performs software quality assurance, including unit and integration testing. Write technical documentation and assists Technical Writers with creating end-user documentation; advise Customer Service Engineers on investigating and resolving customer technical problems and advise management on how products and processes could be improved; and train other Software Engineers on technical topics and develops software programs using Agile methodology (Scrum) and service oriented architecture (SOA) concepts particularly those related to web services.

Master's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
4 years related experience. Will accept experience gained concurrently. Will accept experience gained before, during or after Master's program.
Must have 24 months demonstrated experience with h each of the following: (1) Develop software programs using Agile methodology (Scrum) and service oriented architecture (SOA) concepts particularly those related to web services; (2) Use technologies including Java, JEE, JSF, JavaScript, JMS, Spring and Hibernate to develop various healthcare applications; (3) Utilize HL7, SAML, SOAP, REST and other web service technologies to develop application program interfaces (API's) that support the application; and (4) Utilize SQL and Oracle databases to develop persistence layer within the application. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Up to 3 weeks of travel per year to attend healthcare related IT conferences and technical working sessions.
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity 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 Title: Senior Software Engineer - Raleigh, NC
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Optum Tech Prod Eng & Data Sol
Family: Information Technology
Telecommuter Position: No
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Overtime Status: Exempt
City: Raleigh
State: NC
Country: United States
Department: PEDS - Product Engineering

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P.O. Box 1459 Minneapolis, MN, 55440


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
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