Senior Java Software Engineer - Polaris - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group - Eden Prairie, MN (30+ days ago)3.6

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)

We are looking for a Senior Java Software Engineer that wants to lead a development team in requirements vetting, implementation, code reviews, and technical mentorship. Candidates for this role must possess excellent responsive problem solving skills, taking into consideration current software engineering practices and the complete technology stack that comprises the platform.

Primary Responsibilities:
Lead a diverse, expert team of 4 - 5 software engineers that will engage to resolve issues on large commercial software platform
Collaborate and influence proactive system monitoring practices and strategies to help identify issues before any customer impact
Create a mindset and culture within the team that embraces identifying, owning, and solving issues, driving quality, improving performance, and improving the customer experience
Contribute to strategies to build knowledge bases, define metrics, service level agreements (SLAs), and processes to drive efficiencies in issue identification and resolution
Designs, codes, tests, debug, and documents software, and enhance existing components to ensure that software meets business needs
Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and maintainable software and should be able to clearly articulate the implications of design / architectural decisions, issues and plans to technology leadership
Collaborate with existing architecture, delivery, infrastructure and operations teams to address and implement solutions to identified issues
Estimate engineering work effort for engineering team and effectively identify and prioritize the high impact tasks

Requir ed Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
5+ years of Java / J2EE experience
Strong hands-on experience with Java EE or spring framework
Strong experience of one or more ORM technologies (like Hibernate, JPA, or similar)
Demonstrated success in building design patterns and software engineering best practices
Experience with automated unit testing technologies (Such as JUnit, Spock, or similar)
Good understanding of SQL, relational database modeling and design

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with commercial software development and / or healthcare industry experience
Experience in leading technical resources in a rapid response environment
Sound understanding of core OOPS as well as JEE Design patterns as well as their implementation in real world applications
Experience with Agile Methodology
Experience with XML / JSON and developing SOAP and REST services using Apache CXF or a comparable framework
Experience with Java Messaging
Experience with Maven
Experience with Groovy
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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.