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UnitedHealth Group Software Engineer - Basking Ridge, NJ or Telecommute in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with 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 reliable. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing yourlife's best work. (sm)

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.


  • Develop RESTful APIs,microservices and application integrations by leveraging Kafka streaming techstack

  • Work with public cloudmigrations and solutions

  • Analyze allrequirements and maintain all architecture business systems and documents

  • Embrace solutionsfocused on modernization, enablement, and engineering tooling

  • Create quick workingproof of concepts to validate and formalize solutions and design

  • Own the overalltechnical design and direction of the developed product

  • Bring innovative ideasto help continuously improve the Optum product portfolio including the design,build, deploy, test and runtime within cloud ecosystems

  • Participate indebugging and performance tuning in a high-performance cloud platform

  • A great attitude andthe passion and persistence to solve complex problems

  • Analyze metrics andmeasure effectiveness of programs and return of investment goals

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.


  • Undergraduate degree orequivalent experience

  • 4+ years of experiencebuilding and shipping production web enabled software in a scaled distributedenvironment

  • 3+ years of experience implementingRESTful microservices

  • 3+ years of experience inJava (preferably java 8+)

  • 1+ year(s) ofexperience with GIT version control

  • 1+ year(s) ofexperience with Automated Unit Testing and Integration Testing

  • Knowledge of ContinuousIntegration and Deployment Strategies

  • Hands on developmentusing container virtualization utilizing Docker and CICD using Jenkins

  • Hands on developmentexperience using UI framework

  • If you need to enter awork site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using theProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering yoursymptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptomscreener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. Inaddition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to weara mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.


  • Healthcare industryexperience

  • Knowledge of pub/subtechnology like Kafka

  • Knowledge of Springframework / Spring boot

  • Knowledge of a varietyof modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, Node)

  • Data Modeling and datamanagement

  • Knowledge of a varietyof modern database technologies (mySQL/Cassandra/Mongo, etc.)

  • Experience with JSONand/or Avro message formats

Technology Careerswith 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 yourlife's best work.(sm)

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

Diversitycreates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal EmploymentOpportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexualorientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, geneticinformation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealthGroup is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug testbefore beginning employment.

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