Lead Software Engineer – Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group
August 6, 2022
Atlanta, GA
Job Type


Optum-UHC Technology is out to change the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. Our team is focused on driving change, modernization, and ensuring reliable and stable systems so that we can help to transform health care - making it easier, more affordable, and more effective for those we serve.  We are passionate about technology and the role it plays to create distinctive experiences to our constituents.  While we are always focused on how technology can help us deliver faster and with improved quality, we are far more enthusiastic about the ways technology can reinvent how we deliver on our mission in partnership with our lines of business and Optum Technology.  

The health solutions marketplace is hungry for new ideas, innovative products and software that drives elevated performance for the business and the customer. The UnitedHealth Group family of businesses is feeding incredible solutions to that marketplace every day by bringing out the best in our software engineering teams. We serve customers across the health system. Not only do we have more of them every day, we also have more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere.

If you're in, you'll be challenged like never before. It's time to join this history making. 

  • Meaningful work in a healthcare technology company that is ranked #5 on the Fortune 500 list
  • An environment that is collaborative, diverse, friendly, and fun
  • Cross functional teams that solve problems, while leveraging cutting edge technology 
  • Flexibility to telecommute from anywhere within the U.S.

We are hiring now for a variety of technology focused roles. 

For more information, check out the details below:

Apply here-  UHCTech Career

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

UnitedHealthcare 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:

  • Provides architectural oversight and overall solution design to enable solution reuse, scalability and speed to market
  • Overall architect and leads solution design - defines technical best practices, polices and standards to fit into our enterprise
  • Drives enterprise application usage, feature reuse to deliver scalable solutions
  • Analyze customer requirements to help ensure the solutions are fit for purpose
  • Collaborates closely with the Delivery Teams in delivering business value by driving architecture, build and development decisions. Leads continuous improvement
  • Provide WalkMe specific technical guidance and support to builders/ developers
  • Comply with and helps enforce design and coding standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Ensure documentation is well maintained
  • Communicate any identified project risks and issues to the delivery/project manager and providing inputs to the change control process
  • Training and mentoring other developers within the team on development and delivery disciplines
  • Develop team standards and best practices while keeping up to date with WalkMe industry standards, and technology changes to help build robust systems to accommodate the industry requirements and business needs

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of process mapping documentation, business planning and execution
  • 2+ years of experience in Digital Data Understanding: Digital Adoption Platform - WalkMe
  • 2+ years of experience in other SDLC stages, design, development, testing (hands on experience in the systems and software development life cycle including design, development, coding, testing and implementation)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in Professional Services or Customer Success
  • 3+ years of SaaS experience, website features/technicalities (HTML and/or CSS)
  • 2+ years in WalkMe Digital Adoption execution
  • Significant experience with software development \ programming \ database concepts
  • Experience working with distributed teams
  • Proven experience in delivering successful IT \ business software projects
  • Good understanding of programming concepts and a programming background in one or more modern languages, preferably .Net
  • Solid understanding of typical Enterprise IT infrastructure \ architecture
  • Good understanding of the key requirements documents involved in a delivery lifecycle (functional, technical, testing documents)
  • Understanding the healthcare industry
  • Self-motivated, team player, action and results oriented
  • Exposure to Agile delivery methods
  • Good database skills with experience using either SQL Server \ Oracle \ MySQL etc
  • Well-organized with good communication and reporting skills

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*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 by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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