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Senior Platform Software Engineer Test - Telecommute in Washington, DC

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

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)Join the Engineering Experience team as a Senior Platform Software Engineer -Test, where you will build and deploy test frameworks for our engineering teams. You will also work with Engineering and DevOps teams to help support internal platforms. You will report into one of our small autonomous teams and help improve the day-to-day development experience for our entire Engineering team.If you are located within Washington, DC, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Solve complex technical challenges around engineering workflow, quality, productivity, and velocity
  • Work with Engineering teams to help build their services in Kubernetes
  • Help engineers push code from keyboard to production through Github Actions and Jenkins
  • Build monitors and alerts that keep uptime high, and production incidents low (Splunk, Datadog)
  • Create new APIs, internal platforms, and tools for 1,000 engineers to use every day to get their code shippedYou'll 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 provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Required Qualifications:
    • 3+ years of experience in writing code in a modern programming language (Python, Golang, Scala, Java, Ruby, C#, Javascript, etc.)
    • 3+ years of experience with a major cloud platform (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.)
    • 3+ years of experience working with Linux containers (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
    • Experience in at least a few of the following: developing testing frameworks from scratch, developing engineering tools, test automation, test-driven development, Performance testing, and test infrastructure-Preferred Qualifications:-
      • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical role or the equivalent experience
      • Experience with building and supporting CI/CD platforms for a microservices ecosystem
      • Experience working in a large (500+ engineers) software engineering organization
      • Experience in a strongly regulated software industry (healthcare, finance, etc.)-
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure complianceTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.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)*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.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 bylower 48 law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.Job Keywords: Senior Platform Software Engineer, Test, Python, Golang, Scala, Java, Ruby, C#, JavaScript, AWS, Azure, GCP, Linux Containers, Dockers, Kubernetes, Framework Testing, Test Automation, Performance Testing, Infrastructure Testing, Telecommute, WFH, Work From Home, WAH, Work At Home, Washington, DC, District of Columbia

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