UnitedHealth Group Senior Application Modernization Engineer - Basking Ridge, NJ in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

Optum is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

You will be part of membership enrollment and eligibility organization working on critical large legacy application modernization. You will be part of agile team providing technical leadership through out the SDLC and ensuring timely delivery of scalable solution that meets stated business benefit and objective.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, design, code and implement product features

  • Work closely with architecture group, interfacing applications, DevOps teams to identify and meet infrastructure, security and performance requirements

  • Evaluate improvements and innovative solutions for complex business problems, create prototypes, validate the solutions and influence stakeholders

  • Lead, prototype & recommend new design patterns & technologies in support of promoting cutting edge technology adoption and drive product implementation

  • Promote automation by designing, developing and testing reusable frameworks

  • Demonstrate substantial depth of knowledge and experience in a specific area of Big Data, Data Streaming, and Java development

  • Passion to learn new technologies, industry best practices, sharing knowledge and grooming team members

  • Drive the team and collaborate to meet project timelines

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Java programming experience

  • 2+ years of experience in Agile

  • 2+ years of experience with Microservices architecture

  • 1+ years of experience with Kafka Stream processing and KSQL

  • Exposure / familiarity with Kubernetes / Docker container

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with Casandra / HBase / Mongo / Elastic Search

  • 2+ years of experience with CI / CD with Jenkins for build pipe line

  • 2+ years of experience in Spark & Scala

  • 1+ years of experience in Openshift or any Kubernetes cloud platform

  • 1+ years of experience in Groovy / Gradle

  • 1+ years of experience in MapR

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.