UnitedHealth Group Network Software Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN in Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Ready to raise your game by a quantum leap? At Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we’re focused on doing things that have not been done yet; helping improve lives in ways that were unthinkable until we thought of them.
We’ve spent decades investing in the technology and information capabilities that help us bring new ideas to market faster.
We’ve developed solutions that are practical today and scalable for tomorrow.
And we’ve created collaborative teams dedicated to innovation across each of our businesses.
Now, we invite you to bring your knowledge of enterprise-scale design and standards to assist in the development, communication and implementation of our evolving technology architecture.
Primary Responsibilities: Collaborate with teams and colleagues to understand/influence business requirements; ensure alignment of deliverables with network operations and application developer needs Collaborate with network architecture, engineering, and operations teams to design and develop software which manipulates Infrastructure as Code to maximize accuracy of moves, adds, and changes to a Cisco Software Defined Network solution (ACI).
Guide development of virtual networking solutions in container-based environments such as Mesos, OpenShift/Origins, and Kubernetes Collaborate with team members to Investigate, design, and oversee integration of virtual networking environments with physical and other software-defined networks Create automation and templates to realize design solutions via APIs.
Develop API interfaces for network and security applications hosted on open-source Linux-based platforms to support automation where none currently exists.
Use collaboration tools (i.e.
SharePoint) and version-control solutions (i.e.
GitHub) to publish and maintain software, Infrastructure as Code, and Documentation as Code Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies/products/trends related to next-generation virtual networking solutions Communicate solution options to business owners/stakeholders (e.g.
design reviews) Incorporate software and system design into conceptual designs while ensuring alignment with enterprise technology standards (e.g.
solution patterns, application frameworks, technology roadmaps, capital plans) The complexity of this role can be challenging.
You’ll be working on strategic programs with responsibility for providing design leadership to key initiatives across the organization.
You’ll be expected to ensure that the programs align to the IT strategy, leverage enterprise components and capabilities, advance the state of our IT assets, and expand and improve on our enterprise engineering strategy. Required Qualifications Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience (personal or professional) thorough knowledge and understanding of object-oriented programming models and conceptsThorough understanding of network protocols (TCP, UDP, DHCP & DHCPv6, DNS, LDAP, SNMP) and others. Strong knowledge of networking concepts Working knowledge of container networking solutions on frameworks such as Mesos, Kubernetes, or Docker Strong programming skills 2+ years of experience in IT Solution Design and Delivery Preferred Qualifications Experience with Cisco networking products, including Cisco ACI Experience with Mesos, Kubernetes, Docker, OpenShift Experience with automation tools (Chef), Version Control (GitHub), and DevOps practices Experience programming with Python or other similar language (specify) Knowledge of CI/CD, APIs, Infrastructure as Code Ability to work with a geographically disperse team Health care industry experience Optum is a diversified health services and innovation company where data, technology, people and action combine to make great things happen every day.
Learn more about how you can start doing your life's best work.(sm) 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: Information Technology, Design, data, solution design, network design, VMware, NSX, Kubernetes, Mesos, Docker, health care industry, IT, agile methodology, build multi-tier applications, leadership, performance tuning applications, technology, Optum 56ace20a-90d5-4bd0-87ad-537fce6674dd
Network Software Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN Minnesota-Eden Prairie 767364