Sr. Software Engineer – Schaumburg, IL

at UnitedHealth Group
Location Schaumburg, IL
Date Posted February 12, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Transform health care and change the way consumers engage with technology.

Sounds like a big challenge, right? Here, at Optum, you have the opportunity to achieve great things while you showcase your passion and technical expertise as a Sr. Software Engineer. You'll be inspired by working alongside some of the most brilliant minds in technology who bring compassion, energy and focus to their work every day on a mission to change health care as we know it. Join us! Come share who you are and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

As part of our development team, you will predominantly be involved in building business solutions by creating new and modifying existing software applications. You'll stretch your skills and grow your careers as a primary contributor in designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting all types of applications consistent with the established specifications and business requirements in order to deliver business value.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Positions in this function are predominantly involved in developing business solutions by creating new and modifying existing software applications
  • Primary contributor in designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting all types of applications consistent with established specifications and business requirements to deliver business value
  • Predict emerging customer needs and develop innovative solutions to meet them
  • Solve unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business
  • Participate in the development of business strategy
  • Develop and manage business plans to achieve objectives
  • Lead large, complex projects to achieve key business objectives
  • Translate highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences
  • Influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches
  • Deploy and maintain Applications/Systems

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:

  • 2+ years of Java/J2EE
  • 3+ years’ experience developing using SYNON/2E on iSeries
  • 5+ years of experience working within the Software Development Life Cycle
  • 1+ year of DevOps preferred
  • Associate degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Work experience in RxClaim
  • Test automation using Gherkin/LeanFT/Cucumber/Selenium
  • Jenkins (CI/CD)
  • Industry knowledge in PBM
  • Agile methodology preferred
  • JSP / React JS
  • Work experience in SQL
  • Git/GitHub
  • Aldon/ACMS
  • Work experience in VISIO, MS Project

Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing 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: Java, SYNON/2E, COBOL, CL, RxClaim, PBM, SQL, SDLC, Schaumburg, IL

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