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Associate Software Engineer - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg, IL

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Job Description

Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. 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.

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.

The DigIT Engineering team evaluates emerging technologies for use with several OptumRx Lines of Business, including Home Infusion Pharmacy, Home Delivery Pharmacy and Specialty Pharmacy, and works with those lines of business to implement innovative software that fills a business need. In this role, the successful candidate will work as part of an agile team that includes other engineers, as well as the Product Owner and UI / UX resources. This role will be responsible for participating in full - lifecycle development, including, but not limited to, user story grooming, solution design, development, unit testing, automated testing, continuous integration and delivery, DevOps tasks, and product maintenance. Our team works in a shared collaboration space, and teamwork and communication skills are key. Our development stack is a ReactJS front - end, with Bootstrap, and an API made up of RESTful web services in Spring Boot (Java).

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelors degree (or higher) in Computer Science or related field
* 3 years professional experience including: Developing RESTful web services in Java and Spring Boot.ReactJS
* Familiarity with Agile development methodologies (Scrum or Kanban)
* The work shift is 8 AM - 5 PM Monday - Friday

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience developing responsive web applications in ReactJS with Bootstrap
* Familiarity with CI / CD and DevOps tools, including: Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Automated Test Driven Development (with Selenium)

Soft Skills:

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment
* Demonstrated ability to develop and mentor entry-level team members

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.

Keywords: Optum, Optum IT, IT, Developer, Software, Engineer

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