Sr Software Engineer - Louisville, KY

UHG Louisville, KY

About the Job

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)


The Senior Software Engineer role has a primary focus on sound software design and development but will also need to interface with other developers and with team members from the business side (users).  As a member of an Agile development environment you will need to: work with product management to ensure stories are well worded, have appropriate acceptance criteria and are sized appropriately, drive completion of deliverable that have dependencies on other people or teams ensuring an on time finish, unblock the team when they're blocked, limit work in progress by shipping features / deploying product often and decompose features into manageable stories/tasks.  As a member of an Agile team focused on client needs you will need to: Understand business/financial impact of stability and resiliency, Understands the financial implications of software (cost and benefits for both engineering and operations), Spends time with users and delivers initiatives that drive SUS and NPS score improvement, Considers the user experience, business impact and solution objective when managing development and design of solutions.  This role can telecommute until after Covid, but then this person will need to either live in Louisville, KY, or be able and willing to self-relocate to Louisville, KY.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assesses and interprets customer needs and requirements
  • Identifies solutions to non-standard requests and problems
  • Solves complex problems and/or conducts complex analyses
  • Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks
  • Translates concepts into practice
  • Provides explanations and information to others on difficult issues
  • Coaches, provides feedback, and guides others
  • Acts as a resource for others with less experience
  • Support production environment
  • Onshore/Offshore coordination
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:
  • 7+ years of experience is in developing complex requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in Angular JS, Java, and MySQL
  • 3+ years of experience in Linux environment
  • 3+ years of experience in cloud technologies (such as Azure or AWS)
  • 5+ years in DevOps tools (such as Jenkins, GitHub, Azure/AWS Pipelines, etc.)
  • 5+ years performing code reviews (GitHub) and presenting code for review
  • 3+ years in designing databases (such as MS SQL, MySQL, Oracle and other relational databases)
  • 3+ years in writing complex SQL queries, Stored procedure, and other DB objects
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Sound understanding of multi-threading implementation of complex requirements of large-scale applications
  • Experience with coordinating between and working with onshore and offshore team members


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.

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