Applications Development Lead

UnitedHealth   •  

West Valley City, UT

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 180 days ago

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In this role you will manage a team of software engineers, testers, and analysts. You will work on a distributed, rule based system that processes millions of health care claims every day. You will be part of a leadership team to lead technical initiatives and keep technology and the team in good working order.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Functions as the Manager of an Applications Team
  • Will be responsible for the design, coding, testing, debugging, documentation, delivery and support of an applications development and operations support team
  • In addition, you will manage the efficient and effective applications and tools consistent with established specifications and business requirements
  • Key contributor in requirements definition of most complex business initiatives
  • Works at highest technical advisory level on the most difficult analysis and design assignments
  • Leads establishment of systems development protocols and / or selection of systems management approach involving major company investments
  • Works with business partners to document complex company-wide acceptance test plans
  • Will schedule, assign, direct, review, supervise and manage the Technical Team
  • Perform related follow-up and work coordination activities, including reporting and metrics, with others on the Technical Team
  • Perform advisory role on complex projects
  • Plan, organize and lead technical aspects of large scale projects to successful conclusion
  • Perform general management functions including participating in technical assessments, performance reviews, mentoring, hiring, training
  • Will be considered the Senior Technical subject matter expert
  • Ability to lead others toward technical accomplishment, as a collaborative project team, in order to achieve project goals
  • Ability to adapt quickly to fast-paced change

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience developing software
  • 3+ years of experience working on Agile teams
  • 3+ years of relational databaseexperience
  • 2+ years previous leadership or management, experience
  • 1+ yearworking with Cloud technologies such as Containers, Azure, AWS or similar
  • 2+ years coding experience in C#

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DevOps experience
  • Healthcare IT Industry experience
  • Experience with Continuous Build, Test and Deployment techniques
  • Previous experience with onsite and remote/offshore team members

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)