Lead Software Engineer - Alexa / Telecommute at United Health Group

Posted in Other 23 days ago.

Type: Full-time
Location: Minnetonka, Minnesota





Job Description:
If you are driven by innovation, improving the lives of others, and are enthusiastic about telling the story of how technology can improve access and care for healthcare users and providers, this positon is for you. You will be vital to our success and drive the future growth of a digital healthcare ecosystem through smart speaker technology.

Smart speaker technology can simplify the way consumers interact with healthcare to improve clinical, quality and value outcomes. This position offers a leading-edge opportunity to participate in a global solution to make the health system work better for everyone. Come join us in changing the status quo of healthcare!

We are looking for a Software Engineer who is self-starter who is assertive, entrepreneurial, demonstrates good executive presence, and is passionate about healthcare innovation and patient care.

Bring your passion for improving healthcare and playing in the early, sometimes chaotic front-end of innovation.

In this role, you will participate in the design, development and maturing of a portfolio of smart speaker technology assets utilized across provider groups throughout the country.

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

Required Qualifications:

  • Professional Development Experience with Amazon Alexa Skills Kit SDK for Java
  • 8+ year of programming experience with Java/.Net Core, J2EE, Python
  • Proven ability to learn new technologies
  • Experience building software systems according to solid principles and following design patterns
  • Hands-on experience with SQL, familiarity with RDBMS optimization techniques, Experience with both relational and non-relational data technologies
  • Strong Object Oriented Skills
  • JavaScript, jQuery, Node JS, Spring
  • Git, Eclipse and/or IntelliJ
  • Experience with Services Oriented Architecture and RESTful web services development


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with remote development teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Experience developing machine learning software and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
  • Implementation/Integration experience with EHR (AthenaHealth, Cerner, EPIC) APIs
  • Exposure to architecture/code deployment best practices
  • Experience with popular interface engines, Mirth Connect preferred
  • CI tools like Jenkins
  • Docker/Kubernetes/Openshift containerization
  • JPA/Hibernate
  • Cloud experience. Azure or AWS.
  • Decent exposure to HL7 v2 messages including (ADT, SIU)
  • HL7 FHIR DSTU3/ R4 resources .




Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)


*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.

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