Manager of Software Engineering

UnitedHealth   •  

Eden Prairie, MN

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 32 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Description

The health solutions marketplace is hungry for new ideas, innovative products and software that drives elevated performance for the business and the customer. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is feeding incredible solutions tothat marketplace every day by bringing out the best in our software engineering teams. We serve customers across the health system. Not only do we have more of them every day, we also have more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere. We’re out to change the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. If you’re in, you’ll be challenged like never before. It’s time to join this history making.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team to design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and continuously improve software 
  • Partner with business leadership to manage user stories and project commitments in an agile framework to rapidly deliver value to our customers
  • Mentor the engineering team to develop and perform as highly as possible
  • Own the applications’ technology stack and drive modern solutions to complex problems

The complexity of this role can be challenging. We deal with huge amounts of data across our entire enterprise. Everything youwork on will have implications that impact others. We’ll provide the most up-to-date technology, but you’ll need to provide creativity, critical thinking and clarity on an everyday basis.

Required Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of software engineering and processes: design patterns, algorithms, data structures, schemas and queries, system design, unit testing, code reviews, agile, and dev-ops 
  • Experience working with two or more of the following: continuous integration / continuous delivery tools, REST API development, serverless architecture, containerization, IaC, public/private cloud, web applications, web services, application observability and/or messaging/stream architecture 
  • Ability to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences 
  • 2+ years software development management experience 
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, relevant to software engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in the healthcare industry 



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)