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)

This is a Principal Engineer position within the Optum Technology supporting Payer business. This business provides software products and services to various health care payers to ensure that payments are being made accurately - saving billions of dollars for these payers. Payer business has shown tremendous growth over the last few years necessitating us to grow the team and add this new position

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Candidate should be able to drive modern technical architecture, design and best practices to development teams delivering RESTful APIs, microservices, and cloud-based solutions

  • Mentor and develop teams focused on modernization, enablement, and engineering culture

  • Create working proof of concepts to accelerate, validate formalize solutions, design and technology

  • Bring innovative ideas to help continuously improve the application portfolio including the design, build, deploy, test and runtime within cloud ecosystems

  • Drive engineering culture among the project teams using best in class automation, CI/CD and modern software principles

  • Able to solve simple to complex issues independently or with minimal support from SMEs?

  • Ability to prioritize and manage work to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to lead through and influence in a large, matrixed, global environment.

  • Build reusable patterns and components for development teams to use

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:

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience

  • Extensive experience deploying public and hybrid Cloud based solutions

  • Experience in building data pipelines

  • Experience with legacy modernization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Azure Public cloud platforms, solutions, automation, and design experience

  • Experience with Azure data factory, Azure Data bricks, Azure event hubs and Azure service bus

  • Distributed system architecture

  • Systems security experience

  • Exposure to healthcare domain

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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/Connecticut/Nevada residents is $110,200 to $211,700. 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.

Job Keywords: Principal Software Engineer, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote

Client : UnitedHealth Group


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