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Senior Software Engineer - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

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)Working with Software Engineering teams; evaluate system specifications, provision and support delivery of application infrastructure.You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Define and drive VPC decisions to ensure the stability, reliability and availability of applications and services
  • Create and maintain IAC using Terraform, Chef, Puppet, and/or Ansible
  • Create and configure CI pipeline supporting Continuous Delivery
  • Negotiate and document agreed upon standards to support auto-scaling infrastructure
  • Administer Windows and Linux Servers including configuration, patching and ensure overall server health
  • Analyze all aspects of existing application infrastructure and recommend modifications that will enhance application reliability, availability and scalability
  • Engage in capacity planning and demand forecasting; software performance analysis and system tuning
  • Performance analysis using APM and other monitoring tools to identify system performance issues and bottlenecks
  • Integrate Splunk Observability Suite with applications and infrastructure
  • Analyze dump files and error codes
  • Provide Root Cause Analysis
  • Troubleshoot, research and analyze complex problems
  • Provide Support in for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Be involved in solving moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analysis
  • Provide explanation and information to others including Senior Leadership on challenging issues
  • Identify / quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems
  • Define processes and patterns for team members to follow
  • Maintain awareness of current technology assets, and the applicability and capability of each
  • Participate in on - call rotation maintaining application availability
  • Other responsibilities as determined necessaryYou'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:
    • 5+ years of experience supporting, configuring and engineering applications in the Cloud
    • Experience troubleshooting complex infrastructure problems in an enterprise environment
    • Experience mentoring, leading other team members by defining processes and patterns
    • Experience with three tier network architecture design
    • Understanding of Microservice design principles, patterns, and best practices
    • Working knowledge of ORDBMS and NoSQL databasesPreferred Qualifications:
      • 4+ years of Windows OR Linux / UNIX System Administration experience
      • Any relevant industry certifications
      • Experience configuring and supporting network switches, routers, firewalls
      • Experience deploying and supporting applications in the cloud including DR across regions (Azure preferred)
      • Experience with Splunk Observability Suite
      • Experience with app and web server configuration and maintenance (JBoss, WebSphere, Apache Tomcat)
      • Experience managing and deploying container based applications (Kubernetes, Openshift)
      • Scripting Experience (Bash, Ruby, Python etc.)
      • Understanding of J2EE, RESTful webservice design and implementation, Springboot, Spring Cloud, Eureka, Spring Security, JSON, YAML, Markdown, WSDL, XML, ANT, Maven, Python
      • Knowledge and understanding of network theory, such as different protocols (TCP / IP, UDP, ICMP, etc.), MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, and load balancing)
      • Working knowledge of ORDBMS and NoSQL databases
      • Adaptable and able to work on multiple projects at the same time
      • Ability to communicate analysis including trends and opportunities to improve service availabilityTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.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)Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.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: UnitedHealth Group, Schaumburg , Senior Software Engineer - Telecommute, IT / Software / Systems , Schaumburg, Illinois

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