UnitedHealth Group Phoenix, AZ (Remote) Full-Time

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life’s best work.(sm)

Join Optum Care Engineering as a Full Stack Software Engineer. You will build API packages and enable it for consumer consumption via GraphQL endpoints, perform Member Mastering on all market datasets and generate Member SBR using open-source, and cloud-native technologies.

YouтАЩll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop innovative technical solutions that are aligned with architectural guiding principles and standards through a regular cadence of delivery and continuous improvement initiatives┬а
  • Develop/Engineer event driven software capabilities utilizing Kafka, event driven microservices and distributed data platform┬а
  • Works closely with other engineers and architects to drive and develop solutions┬а
  • Participate in technology modernization activities with architects and engineering teams including a shift to modular, data centric, open-source, and cloud-native technologies┬а
  • Validate assumption, pro-actively identify patterns in issues and research root-cause to improve overall quality┬а
  • Apply the Agile and CI-CD practices, take ownership of some processes or practices for team┬а
  • Embrace continuous learning of engineering practices to ensure industry best practices and technology adoption, including DevOps, Cloud and Agile thinking┬а
  • Actively follow industry trends in technology, tools, and components, share finds with team members and provide a continuous growth-oriented mindset┬а

YouтАЩll 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:

  • 3+ years of experience developing in modern full stack applications using open-source languages including Golang, Java, SpringBoot, data technologies including Databricks, Snowflake, Cosmos DB, Elastic Search, T-SQL and NoSQL┬а
  • 3+ years of experience working with an Agile development methodology┬а
  • 2+ years of related IT experience as a developer, engineer, architect, or similar role┬а
  • 2+ years of experience on container orchestration using Kubernetes and Kafka event streaming┬а
  • 1+ years of experience designing cloud-enabled solutions in Azure or AWS or GCP┬а
  • Experience with IT operational automation and configuration management tools and practices, processes, and tools (Jenkin, Git, CICD, JPAC, Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, etc.)┬а
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to senior engineers┬а

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in software engineering, computer science or related field┬а
  • Healthcare experience┬а

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)

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington residents is $67,800 to $133,100. 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, youтАЩll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.┬а

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth GroupтАЩs Telecommuter Policy

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes – an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.
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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