Lead Software Engineer at UnitedHealth Group in Raleigh, North Carolina

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Type: Full-time





Job Description:

Software engineering is the application of engineering to the design, development, implementation, testing and maintenance of software in a systematic method. The roles in this function will cover all primary development activity across all technology functions that ensure we deliver code with high quality for our applications, products and services and to understand customer needs and to develop product roadmaps.
These roles include, but are not limited to analysis, design, coding, engineering, testing, debugging, standards, methods, tools analysis, documentation, research and development, maintenance, new development, operations and delivery. With every role in the company, each position has a requirement for building quality into every output. 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.

Software Engineering Core Tasks:

  • Reuse, develop and share components, products & services to design modular, flexible, scalable, secure, reliable and quality solutions that deliver business value through superior user experience
  • Build processes and diagnostics to troubleshoot, maintain and optimize solutions and respond to customer and production issues
  • Participate in full product lifecycle including proof of concepts, architect, design and build, user stories, research and demos
  • Embrace continuous learning of engineering practices to ensure industry best practices and technology adoption, including DevOps, Cloud and Agile thinking

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 experience in software development/engineering
  • Hands-on experience on programming languages
  • Hands-on experience in full automated testing framework (unit & integration)
  • Hands-on experience of big data and streaming frameworks
  • Hands-on experience on using containers (PaaS)
  • Hands-on experience on working on CICD platform and monitoring
  • Experience and working exposure in cloud environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Hands-on experience on programming languages - Go, Python, Scala, Java
  • Hands-on experience in full automated testing framework (unit & integration) - Cucumber, Spock, Go unit test, Junit
  • Hands-on experience of big data and streaming frameworks - Kafka, Hadoop, Hive, spark, HDFS.
  • Hands-on experience on using PAAS like - Kubernetes, OpenShift
  • Hands-on experience on working on CICD platform and monitoring - namely GitHub, Jenkins, Grafana, Prometheus
  • Experience and working exposure in cloud environment, preferably Azure
  • Knowledge on how to put into production Machine learning and Data science modules


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.