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UnitedHealth Group Senior Software Engineer - New York, NY in New York City, New York

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)

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will partner with Optum Behavioral Care to deliver clinical data integrations that will improve the quality of behavior healthcare delivery. You’ll work with our engineering teams and partners within the Optum organization to execute our technical vision. Our New York team is growing fast and offers ample career development opportunities in a mission-driven culture valuing empathy, collaboration, grit, and continuous learning.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build scalable, fault-tolerant batch and real-time data pipelines to power internal applications, operational workflows, and business intelligence platforms

  • Create and maintain data-driven APIs to support a wide range of integration with healthcare partners

  • Provide technical leadership to define and own implementation patterns that scale with our business

  • Help set technical direction and provide guidance to more junior data engineers.

  • Work as a partner with our product team to represent engineering interests and inform product decisions

  • Solve technical problems, simple and complex, in a lean and efficient manner

  • Follow engineering best practices and cultivate a best-practices culture

  • Resolve to put the customer first, by chasing ROI in all engineering efforts, recognizing that doing something the fastest way possible, lets us do more for patients

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or a similar field of study, or equivalent experience

  • 5 + years of experience with software development

  • 3 + years of experience with professional data engineering, building and using data infrastructure, APIs, and integrations in a cloud-hosted setting

  • Demonstrate a keen awareness of the importance of security, scalability, reliability, and feasibility in solution design

  • Fluent in at least one general-purpose programming language (Python, Java, Scala, Go, Ruby, C#, etc.)

  • Expert knowledge of SQL

  • Familiarity with electronic health record (EHR) data and standards (HL7, FHIR, and similar protocols)

  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting, however, may be required to work from home temporarily due to space limitations

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with performance tuning tools and/or techniques

  • Experience with AWS technologies such as Redshift, S3, Lambda, EMR, Kinesis, RDS

  • Experience with QuickSights, PowerBI, Qlikview, Tableau or other Reporting Tools

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular 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: Data Engineer, SQL, EHR, Tableau, Python, Java, API's, New York, NY

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