Sr Software Engineer; Hartford CT

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated

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)
As a Lead Software Engineer, you would be involved in leading a team of engineers to define, drive and deliver the software engineering of REST-based services to support the Optum Digital Intelligence Network (ODIN) product. The ODIN product will provide web and mobile solutions to meet a wide range of consumer needs, including personal health management, benefit management and health finance management functions.


Lead a team of software engineers for one or more Agile scrum teams assigned to work on the ODIN project.

Be a principle contributor to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and maintainable services.

Develop best-in class REST services to support our broad array of product needs

Provide coaching, mentoring, and software engineering best practices to junior software engineers.

Develop reusable patterns that will enable team velocity.

Collaborate on the design with other team members and product owners, both inside and outside the scrum team.

Estimate engineering work effort for engineering team.

Collaborate with other on the use of services in other systems, including UI developers to integrate services within front end designs.

Conduct design and code reviews to ensure code developed meets coding best practices guidelines, unit testing, security, scalability and maintainability guidelines.

Drive a quality mindset within the team.



BS Degree in Computer Science or Related field


3 years experience as a Lead Developer or leading a team of Java developers


6+ years Java/J2EE experience


3 Years experience with Spring/Hibernate Framework


3 years developing RESTful and/or SOAP services and/or service wrappers


Ability to collaborate effectively with a broad array of business partners


Demonstrated success building design patterns and software engineering best practices.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Excellent problem solving skills


You are passionate about what you do, you have technology in your DNA.




Experience with Agile Methodology


Prior Experience with Commercial software development and/or healthcare industry experience


Experience with CXF, OSGI, Layer7/OAuth a plus




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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

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