UnitedHealth Group

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Lead Software Engineer - Back End Telecommute

Computer Science

Full Time

New York

Posted 2 weeks ago

About the Job

Salary - $97300 - $176900/Year

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)

At Optum Technology, our passion for health care and technology empowers us and our partners to tackle real-world health problems. By applying our deep knowledge of an incredibly complex system, we identify and solve tough challenges without adding complexity. We are dedicated to harnessing the pace of innovation and applying our expertise to propel significant breakthroughs in health care technology.  

Our team includes more than 30,000 technologists, 580+ distinguished and principal engineers and 2,600 talent development program (TDP) team members. Together, we work worldwide to manage health data for over 362 million consumers and provide health and information services to 1 in 5 Americans. # #optumtechnology #optumrx 

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Architect, implement and maintain web applications using Node.js and TypeScript
  • Collaborate across team members to produce loosely coupled, highly maintainable backend systems
  • Collaborate with product designers and clients to clarify requirements, prototype functionality, and contribute to the overall success of the product
  • Plan, estimate, and prioritize work in a remote, distributed team environment
  • Acts as a lead engineer in the team and accountable for coaching and mentoring of other team members 

What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group?   Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success.  Some of our offerings include: 

  • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays 
  • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account 
  • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage 
  • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan 
  • Education Reimbursement 
  • Employee Discounts 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program 
  • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.) 
  • More information can be downloaded at:  [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Lead Software Engineer - Back End Telecommute  

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:   

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience using javascript or typescript using NodeJS
  • Experience collaborating on highly distributed teams
  • Experience working in a Scrum environment
  • Solid understanding fundamental programming concepts and good experience of TDD
  • Solid understanding of document and relational database
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with developers, and other relevant team members
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work well with others and maintain a good attitude

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Full stack experience (preferably ReactJS)
  • Experience with deploying into and managing cloud providers (Azure, AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • Experience working in a Scrum environment
  • Experience with fetching from GraphQL APIs
  • Deep understanding of asynchronous operations
  • Demonstrated understanding of Event Sourcing concepts
  • Familiarity with functional programming and Software design patterns
  • Familiarity with CI/CD Pipelines and trunk-based development
  • Proficiency using 2 or more other programming languages like Java, Scala etc.
  • Solid communication, presentation and organization skills
  • Passion for developing high quality, well tested code following organizational standards

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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)

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

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. 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.

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.

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