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Senior Software Engineer - Remote

Company: Optum
Location: Montville
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. -

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will play a significant part in leading the rearchitecting efforts of our existing monolithic payment system to a cloud-native architecture, leveraging modern cloud technologies and best practices. -This will include collaborating with cross-functional teams including software engineers, architects, and product managers to define and implement the new payment system architecture. -The Senior Software Engineer will also drive the adoption of DevOps principles and practices throughout the software development lifecycle, ensuring seamless integration and deployment processes. -

You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. -

Primary Responsibilities: - - - - -

Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies, frameworks, and industry trends related to payment systems and cloud computing
Design and implement microservices-based architecture using domain-driven design principles.
Utilize Kubernetes for container orchestration and management, ensuring scalability, reliability, and high availability of the payment system
Implement robust monitoring, logging, and alerting mechanisms to ensure system performance and availability
Develop highly resilient and highly available components for the payment system
Conduct technology evaluations and provide recommendations for new tools, technologies, and frameworks that can enhance our payment infrastructure
Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth

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: -

5+ years of experience programming in modern back-end languages such as Go, Java, C#, Python, or Node.js
2+ years of experience building payments or e-commerce products
1+ years of experience with DevSecOps, CI/CD pipelines, and test automation tools
1+ years of experience using a cloud platform such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, or Oracle Cloud

Preferred Qualifications: -

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field
8+ years of total experience in software engineering
3+ years of experience with serverless architectures, containers, and orchestration
2+ years of experience with payment industry standards, protocols, and security best practices

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. -

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for this role is $88,000 to $173,200 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. 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. -

Application Deadline: This will be posted for a minimum of 2 business days or until a sufficient candidate pool has been collected. Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants. -

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. - -

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: Optum, New York , Senior Software Engineer - Remote, IT / Software / Systems , Montville, New York

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