Sr. Mgr, Software Engineering

UnitedHealth Group   •  

Hartford, CT

Industry: Healthcare

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 79 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead a diverse, expert team of 4 - 8 software engineers that will engage to resolve issues on large commercial software platform
  • Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing
  • Design and implement performance and operational enhancements
  • Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries
  • Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
  • Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as require
  • 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
  • Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team
  • Collaborate and influence proactive system monitoring practices and strategies to help identify issues before any customer impact
  • Create a mindset and culture within the team that embraces identifying, owning, and solving issues, driving quality, improving performance, and improving the customer experience
  • Contribute to strategies to build knowledge bases, define metrics, service level agreements (SLAs), and processes to drive efficiencies in issue identification and resolution
  • Designs, codes, tests, debug, and documents software, and enhance existing components to ensure that software meets business needs
  • Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and maintainable software and should be able toclearly articulate the implications of design / architectural decisions, issues and plans to technology leadership
  • Collaborate with existing architecture, delivery, infrastructure and operations teams to address and implement solutions toidentified issues
  • Estimate engineering work effort for engineering team and effectively identify and prioritize the high impact tasks

Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of technical leadership of development teams
  • 6+ years of Java or Object Oriented programming language experience
  • 4+ years of experience with automated unit testing technologies (such as JUnit, Spock, or similar)
  • 4+ years of experience with relational databases and SQL
  • 4+ years of experience in one or more ORM technologies (like Hibernate, JPA, or similar)
  • Understanding of non-functional system specifications and requirements


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four year degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Management Experience
  • Experience with Spring framework
  • Experience with APIs / microservices
  • Experience performing code reviews
  • Experience with Groovy
  • Experience with Spock
  • Experience implementing performant code and code optimization
  • Experience working in an Agile CI / CD (Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery) development environment
  • Excellent written communication skills and ability to document technical content



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 theproblems 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 improvethe 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.

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