Software Engineer - Hartford, CT or Eden Prairie, MN

Recruiter
UHG
Location
Hartford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 19, 2016
Closes
Sep 23, 2016
Industry
Executive Search
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

At Optum, we are focused on doing things that have not been done yet; helping improve lives in ways that were unthinkable until we thought of them. Do you enjoy working with an elite team, empowered to do your best? If so, please consider this your opportunity to see your ideas come to life. Optum is known for its innovative approach to health care. Widely regarded as innovators and thought leaders, our executive team has served in key administration roles, on the boards of national and community-based organizations, and in a number of advocacy roles for health care and community-based organizations. We have spent decades investing in the technology and information capabilities that help us bring new ideas to market faster; we have developed solutions that are practical today and scalable for tomorrow; and we have created collaborative teams dedicated to innovation across each of our businesses to share our best thinking. The world will never be the same. And neither should you. In this Systems Engineering role, you will be responsible for analyzing business requirements, performing options analysis, ensuring quality/alignment of Designs, and you will demonstrate and apply knowledge of enterprise architecture and standards. You will also be responsible for the development, communication and implementation of the organization's technology architecture and the components required to support it and the integration of corporate and technical architectures and applications. Primary Responsibilities: * You will assess and interpret customer needs and requirements * You will be involved in solving moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analysis * You will provide explanation and information to others on difficult issues * You will coach, provide feedback and guide others * You will maintain knowledge of current domains and strategic roadmaps * You will identify/quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems * You will incorporate software and system architecture into conceptual designs * You will support applicable modeling efforts (e.g., data modeling, process modeling, hardware modeling, performance modeling) * You will provide oversight of conceptual designs to ensure alignment with enterprise architecture governance (e.g., principles, policies, standards, future-state reference architectures) * You will maintain awareness of current technology assets, and the applicability and capability of each * You will be responsible for maintaining awareness of current business and industry issues/trends and incorporate into enterprise architecture designs as appropriate Required Qualifications: * 5+ years of experience deploying infrastructure to support multi-tier applications using (applicable skill set such as Java, .NET, etc.) * 5+ years of Information Technology Analysis experience * Experience with Agile methodology * Undergraduate degree or a minimum of 5 years of IT experience Preferred Qualifications: * Health care industry experience * Product Lifecycle Maintenance (PLM) experience * Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Visio) 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) 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: PLM, infrastructure support, Java, .NET, Agile, Hartford, CT, Eden Prairie, MN