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Letterkenny - Ireland

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Software Engineer - Java (Hybrid)

Optum, the fast-growing part of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. Our teams are dedicated to modernizing the health care system and improving the lives of people and communities.

Serving virtually every dimension of the health system, we work with a diverse set of clients across 150 countries – from those who diagnose and treat patients to those who pay for care, deliver health services, and those who supply the cures. Optum maintains operations across North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Our innovative partnerships provide technology and tools that enable unprecedented collaboration and efficiency. As a result, we can tap into valuable health care data to uncover insights and develop strategies for better care at lower costs.

About the role:

As part of UHC Tech – BenOps, you will be working on the Price Transparency product. Driven in part by a US Federal regulation, Price Transparency aims to deliver cost-of-service estimates to members across a number of digital and advocacy channels by 1/1/2023. This enterprise product will be deployed across all our commercial portals this year, as well as made available for use by phone center advocates. It is being built almost entirely from the ground-up and will incorporate a mixed bag of microservices written in Java (Spring) and leveraging Kafka and Graph, as well as multiple frontend technologies (react, angular). Join us! There's never been a better time to do your life's best work℠

Careers with Optum offer flexible work arrangements and individuals who live and work in the Republic of Ireland will have the opportunity to split their monthly work hours between our Dublin or Letterkenny office and telecommuting from a home-based office in a hybrid work model.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be an active participant on an agile development team building aen enterprise product that is transforming how we go about pricing the services we offer to our members

  • Develop dynamic and visually appealing UI components to be incorporated into the grander Digital Experience Environments at UHC

  • Collaborate directly with program leadership on potential features and functionalities to be incorporated into the product

  • Leverage opportunities to learn, research, and introduce new modern frameworks and libraries

  • Engage external organizations on how the product can assist with their testing

  • Participate in ideation of modern technology use cases to help our business partners better serve our customers

  • Collaborate with other scrum teams to build cohesive and optimal solutions

  • Communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written forms, and be able to present and demonstrate work to technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Ensuring code standards and code quality and security are met

You will 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 providing development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrable experience working in software Development

  • Strong Java experience

  • Previous experience with Relational Databases

  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML, CSS and Object Oriented Design

  • Ability to work a portion of monthly work hours from our Dublin or Letterkenny office is required


  • Familiarity with ReactJS, NodeJS/Express, MySQL Server

  • Familiarity with GitHub, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka

  • Exposure to UI/UX Design concept

  • Familiarity with Microservices concepts

  • Familiarity with Web Portal Testing Frameworks (Jest, Cypress) and Test-Driven Development

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.

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.

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