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Lead Cloud Engineer - Telecommute - 895347

Springfield, IL 62701 Work Remotely
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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)


"The"ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can learn things quickly who is"enthusiastic, active, and eager to learn.


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



  • Design, code,"test, document, and maintain high-quality and scalable Big Data solutions
  • Design,"develop and implement rules engines
  • Research,"evaluate, and deploy new tools, frameworks and patterns to build sustainable"Big Data platform
  • Identify gaps"and opportunities for improvement of existing solutions
  • Define and"develop APIs for integration with various data sources in the enterprise
  • Analyze and"define customer requirements
  • Assist in"defining product technical architecture
  • Make accurate"development effort estimates to assist management in project and resource"planning
  • Create prototypes, proof-of-concepts & design"and code reviews
  • Collaborate"with management, quality assurance, architecture, and other development teams
  • Write"technical documentation and participate in production support
  • Keep skills"up to date through ongoing self-directed training

You'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.


  • Bachelor's"degree in a technical field, or equivalent experience
  • 9+ years of"hands-on Software Development experience
  • 7 years of"development experience with Java or Scala, XML, Web Services
  • 5+ years of"previous relational database experience
  • 4+ years of"experience in Hadoop, MapReduce, HDFS, Spark, Streaming
  • 2+ years of"experience in Kafka, streaming, NoSQL databases (Cassandra/Hbase preferred),"Docker, Kubernetes
  • If"you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen"for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response"(i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved"symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required"to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any"state and local masking orders


  • Previous"experience with Agile/SCRUM methodology/best practices
  • Previous"experience and successful track-record of learning new tools and technologies"and leveraging these on integration and implementation projects
  • Thorough"understanding of service-oriented architecture (SOA) concepts
  • 2+ years of"experience in drools
  • Experience in"infrastructure services on at least one major cloud platform (Azure preferred)
  • Healthcare"industry experience
  • Formal"training and/or certification in any of the above-mentioned tools and"technologies
  • Advanced"degree in a technical field

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)


*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.


Job Keywords: Big Data, Agile Scrum,"Software Development, Hadoop, Kafka

Posted: 2021-02-05 Expires: 2021-03-07

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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