Senior DevOps Engineer – Raleigh, NC or Boston, MA

UnitedHealth Group - Boston, MA3.6

UnitedHealth Group 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)

Primary Responsibilities:
Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solution
Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks through Sprints
Design and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business
Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as required
Mentor and guide other team members
Demonstrate collaborative skills working within a project team of diverse skill
Bring strong communication skills including oral, written and presentation skills plus creativity, and problem-solving skills to a challenging environment
Working closely with the engineering/DevOps team to scope, architect, and deploy innovative technical solutions to problems
Automating the creation and security of cloud-based environments (IaaS) for Optum?s various applications (including web-based applications, Rest API?s, and services)
Implementing multiple monitoring systems of our cloud-based environments and creating alerting and reporting tools for those environments
Working directly with application development teams to implement Continuous Integration and Continuous
Working with various external vendors and internal teams to implement, deploy, and maintain our application infrastructure
Partnering with product owners and engineering teams to identify areas for improved efficiencies in CI/CD as well as monitoring and reporting
Taking responsibility for managing the backup, restoration, rollback, update, and migration of our systems
Developing in-depth knowledge of systems and products
Providing some level of application/infrastructure support which will be expected throughout the year.

Required Qualifications:
4+ years of experience in large development initiatives
2+ years of experience with complex shell scripting
Experience with DevOps model using Agile
Experience developing database applications
1+ years of Agile experience
6+ months cloud experience (AWS, Azure, Containers, Docker etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:
1+ years of experience in developing distributed computing systems applications using Hadoop, Hbase, Hive, Java/MapReduce, Spark, Storm, Kafka, Flume, Sqoop, Drill, Impala, Oozie & Pig
4+ years of experience in developing high volume Java JEE or .NET or Scala applications
Experience in troubleshooting performance issues
Experience with multiple file structures and programming languages
Thorough understanding of technological infrastructure and how it relates to projects
Experience with CI/CD with Jenkins pipelines, OpenShift, Gradle, GitHub and SVN
Test Automation experience
Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
Healthcare domain background
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.

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