Principal Data Engineer - Telecommute

Company:
Location: Eden Prairie, MN 55346

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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)

Software engineering is the application of engineering to the design, development, implementation, testing and maintenance of software in a systematic method. The roles in this function will 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. These roles include, but are not limited to analysis, design, coding, engineering, testing, debugging, standards, methods, tools analysis, documentation, research and development, maintenance, new development, operations and delivery. With every role in the company, each position has a requirement for 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.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and maintain healthcare applications and components micro frontends, microservices and orchestrated workflow
  • Participate in all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing and follow Agile / Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks
  • Develop client applications components using Angular, Typescript, CSS and other software development tools and technologies per assigned tasks
  • Develop RESTful webservices using Spring Boot, GraphQL and FHIR
  • Develop microservices using integration / collaboration concepts, technologies and patterns – such as REST, JSON, message queues, FHIR
  • Participate in code reviews and knowledge transfers
  • Document and communicate design and application code specifications and details to other team members
  • Adapt to new programming languages, methodologies, platforms and frameworks to support the business needs
  • Basic, structured, standard approach to work
  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so

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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree. Equivalent combination of education, experience and/or applicable military experience
  • 5+ years of programming and full software development life-cycle experience
  • 3+ years of web service API development experience
  • Experience with web UI frameworks such as Angular and ReactJS
  • Ability to perform assigned software development tasks using established standards and procedures without any supervision
  • Proven technical skills including solid understanding of software development methodologies and principles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with one or more automated testing tools - e.g cucumber
  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Sound understanding of functional programming concepts
  • Ability to meet scheduled task requirements within assigned deadlines
  • Ability to work with others in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively

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)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

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: Principal Data Engineer, Full Software Development Life-Cycle, API, UI Framework, Angular, ReactJS, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote, WAH, Eden Prairie MN, Minnesota

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