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Principal Software Engineer - Telecommute - 936685

Eden Prairie, MN 55344 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)

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With the rise of container systems like Docker and orchestration engines like Kubernetes it is now easier than ever to deploy, scale, and manage stateless applications. But what about distributed databases like Cassandra, Elasticsearch and Kafka? These applications have a persistent state and running these systems on Kubernetes can be achieved with the right amount of innovation. Using technologies like Kubernetes, the Data Platforms team is working to change how Optum builds and runs distributed data systems on - premise and in the cloud.

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We are looking for a strong technical leader to take ownership and set the vision of our Kafka as a Service platform and help bring the Kafka Platform to the next level in a fortune 5 organization.

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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Setting the vision for an enterprise wide Platform as a Service offering
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  • Defining architecture and strategy for Kafka both on premises as well as in the public cloud
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  • Creating the roadmap in partnership with Product Owner and then breaking into engineering milestones and tasks for team to build
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  • Leading teams implementing platform and automation, engineering telemetry solutions, building cloud deployment platforms, and working across fully automated stacks in a CI/CD ecosystem
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  • Design and implement product features in collaboration with IT stakeholders
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  • Kafka stability and present on war rooms and support triaging if first line is unavailable or unable to triage
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
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  • 10+ years of experience in IT
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  • 3+ years of experience in a large enterprise in a software engineering leadership role
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  • 3+ years mentoring engineers
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  • 2+ years of experience with Kafka
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  • Experience with setting 12 - month product road map and 3 - 5 years product vision
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  • Experience leading and using modern software engineering and product development tools including Agile, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and DevOps
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  • Ability to support on-call for a P1 production application
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  • 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
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Healthcare Experience
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  • Experience with technologies such as Kubernetes, key - value stores (such as Cassandra), Elasticsearch
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  • Experience delivering software using a DevOps approach
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  • Experience working effectively across multiple functional areas in a matrixed environment
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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)

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $110,200 to $211,700. 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, youll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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

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Job keywords: Principal Software Engineer, Kafka, Platform Engineering, Infrastructure, DevOps, AWS, Azure, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote, WAH, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-11

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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