Job Description

Title: Senior Java Developer – Telecommute

Location: Eden Prairie MN US

Job Category: Technology

Job Type: Full-time

Travel Percentage: -1

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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It’s an opportunity to do your life’s best work.(sm)

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work as a part of our core engineering team to ensure the highest standards of design, implementation, performance, and security
  • Work closely with the product team to ensure all customer needs are met
  • Design and build upcoming new features
  • Support and extend existing features
  • Participate in daily SCRUM meetings
  • Review requirements and develop technical solutions to meet requirements
  • Estimate project deliverables
  • Develop and test REST APIs to meet project requirements using Java Framework
  • Develop Kafka Producer-Consumer components to meet requirements
  • Develop and Deploy applications using CI/CD pipeline
  • Develop applications adhere to secure coding practices and with adequate code coverage
  • Work with data providers and API consumers to clarify requirements and remove roadblocks
  • Provide innovate solutions to technical challenges
  • Build and deploy framework components to achieve automated testing goals for the team
  • Drive automation into everyday activities
  • Deliver high quality high performing solutions

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:

  • 3+ years of coding experience with one or more of the follow languages; Java Stack, Beam, Spark, Microservices, Spring technologies with a willingness and ability to learn new ones
  • 3+ years of experience working with Oracle 11g, 12c, MySQL, NoSQL and Big data
  • 3+ years of Agile development experience and knowledge of Agile ceremonies and practices
  • 3+ years of experience with Unit Testing, Code Quality tools, CICD Technologies, Security and Container Technologies
  • 2+ years of experience with Messaging Technologies like MQ Series, Kafka, Oracle AQ

To 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.

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.

Additional Job Detail Information

Requisition Number

Business Segment
Optum Technology

Employee Status

Job Level
Individual Contributor


Country: US

Overtime Status


Day Job

Telecommuter Position