UnitedHealth Group Sr. Engineer / Developer - Contract to Hire - Plymouth, Minnetonka, MN OR Telecommute in Plymouth, Minnesota

Health care leaders turn to Optum Advisory Services (OAS) for guidance, insights and practical strategies to help assert control over their organization’s future. We are more than just consultants. We are also operators with real-world health care experience, which helps clients hardwire and sustain more meaningful results that would otherwise not be achievable. As integrators across Optum, we deliver unique client-focused strategies and impact. Our proven track record driving success across the entire health care continuum empowers clients to grow, thrive and disrupt.

As a Sr. Engineer / Developer in Optum Advisory Services, you'll provide people, process and technology consulting services to strengthen and improve health care operations that result in stronger financial returns and a healthier health care system. You'll use your strong business and technology acumen to work closely with clients to define, develop and implement business requirements to ensure needs are captured and critical deliveries are executed. This consulting career gives you the opportunity to share in a mission that inspires. You'll see your ideas come to life and your achievements recognized. You won’t find more interesting challenges. And you won’t find smarter people working together to solve them. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing

  • Design and implement product features in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders

  • Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries

  • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions

  • Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks through Sprints

  • Design and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business

  • Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance

  • Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as required

  • Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or related work experience

  • 3+ years of application development using SDLC

  • 1+ years of Pyspark experience

  • 1+ years of Kafka experience

Preferred Qualification:

  • 2+ years of experience with opensource technologies

  • Nifi experience

  • Fluentbit experience

  • Filebeats experience

  • Fluentd experience

  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral skills)

If you're the kind of thinker and leader who wants to bring your contribution to a new level every day, bring yourself over to Optum. You'll discover an 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.

Job Keywords: Sr. Engineer, Developer, Contract to Hire, Pyspark, Kafka, Plymouth, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota