Sr. Software Engineering Specialist - San Juan, Puerto Rico at United Health Group

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Type: Full-time
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Job Description:
Energize your career with one of Healthcare's fastest growing companies.

You dream of a great career with a great company - where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it's a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world's leading healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.

This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum - a growing part of our family of companies which make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 5 leader. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.

As a Software engineer Specialist you will be a member of a team involved in the design, development, implementation, testing and maintenance of software in a systematic method. Our team must ensure we deliver code with high quality for our applications, products and services, and understand customer needs.

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Completes full life cycle SDLC assignments of moderate complexity
  • Completes unit testing successfully; assists others with debugging and testing program logic
  • Responsible for maintenance and troubleshooting of application , making simple modifications or expansion of existing systems which are well defined and deal with routine business transactions / issues
  • Management of the release automation and tools, including assisting with configuration of artifacts, scripts, and templates
  • Perform deployment of the releases into the Testing, UAT, and Production environments
  • Configuration management/code integration using Team Foundation Services (TFS) etc.
  • Exposure to Unit Testing (Plan, Prepare & Execute)
  • Technical Documentation experience
  • Responsible for full SDLC process and Break Fix process
  • Responsible Testing Methodologies & Performance Testing
  • Works with team to solve complex problems
  • Plans, prioritizes, organizes and completes work to meet established objectives

This position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday - Friday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8 hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 7:00am - 6:00pm AST. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime or weekends. Our office is located in the Montehiedra area in San Juan.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in Software Development
  • Experience in SQL Server, SSIS and SSRS
  • Experience with .NET, C#, ASP.NET 4.0, Entity Framework, Model View Controller (MVC) Framework, Web services, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Angular
  • Experience with MS Office (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • English proficiency
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher level of education
  • Able to work independently with minimum support/mentoring
  • Good knowledge of complete ITIL process
  • Experience working with AGILE principles
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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.

Key words: Software Development, Automation, SQL, Technology, San Juan, Puerto Rico