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Job Title: Java Developer - Schaumburg, IL
Date Posted: May 19, 2017
Reference Number: 1609_718199
Agency / Company Name: UnitedHealth Group
City: Schaumburg
County / State: IL
Country: United States
Postal Code: 60159

Is it important to you to create an application that will benefit millions of people? At Optum, you are empowered to do your best! You will work with an elite team to create applications using the newest and latest technologies.


If you have a solid track record for innovation and accomplishment, we are eager to speak with you! We hire talented coding professionals who are looking to advance their careers by working for the best company in the healthcare industry. You will have the most opportunities to grow and develop your career while using the skills that you have obtained thus far. Being a leader in healthcare IT, it is always challenging and exciting here at Optum in creating the healthcare system of tomorrow. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


In this role, you will be involved in developing innovative business solutions by creating new applications, modifying existing applications and providing post production support. Predominantly you will be designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting all types of applications consistent with established specifications and business requirements to deliver value to our organization.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works on complex projects of intermediate complexity, and leverages knowledge of applications development methodologies, hardware characteristics, and other technologies to produce comprehensive solutions, within the agreed quality, service commitment levels, schedules and budgets
  • Actively involved in the daily operational activities that generally impact important components / processes of the technology function, including but not limited to writing code and scripts that provide desired functionality to the web-based software, typically for large, complex or leading edge sites, products and programs. Developing software applications and tools
  • Maintains and supports existing, and develops new applications and tools
  • Contributes to software design
  • Evaluates compatibility of programs with existing communications hardware and software
  • Develops protocols to support established standards
  • Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur
  • Gathers and updates necessary information and communicates to appropriate parties
  • Coordinates cross-functionally to accomplish assigned tasks
  • May mentor less experienced members of the team
  • May assist in live site support and incident resolution that may include on-call rotation

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience with application development and maintenance experience
  • 5+ years of experience in full Software Development Life Cycle using Java
  • 3+ years of experience in web services (SOAP and / or REST)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Nuance Development Framework
  • Intermediate knowledge
Job Type: Full-time
Category: Information Technology
Home Based or Virtual Position: No

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