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Software Engineer (Golang)
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote
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Applied on June 21, 2021
Job Id #46893 Posted April 20, 2021

Chat Update 04/14:UPDATES:
NOTE: We’re looking for a developer/engineer with golang development experience. No lead responsibility of mentoring will take place. Day to day: heavy golang development, vscode, kubernetes.
LOCATION: 100% remote

LOCATION: Will start working remotely due to COVID. Expected periodically on-site once local COVID restrictions are lifted. Otherwise, will remain working remote.

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Bill Rate - $120/hr

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Software Engineer (Golang) – Job #UHGJP00064104
UnitedHealth Group – Remote
6 Month Contract to Hire
*Must pass a drug test and background check once offered position*


  • 2+ years of programing experience in Golang
  • 6-12 months of experience in developing cloud native (container) application with CI/CD pipelines
  • At least 6 months of experience in deploying application in Kubernetes or OpenShift
  • ** What experience will set candidates apart from one another? Greater experience in the top requirements skill list.
  • ** Cannot provide sponsorship upon conversion.

Team is developing the HealthCare Cloud Data Movement capability responsible for securely moving data sources in any network segment on and off premises. This work requires tight integrations with other Healthcare Cloud & Healthcare Platform components and it will be a key component in our future data management and tracking capabilities.

Please describe the team the candidate will be working with - how many members and what is the break-down of the teams skill sets: 1 Product Mgr/Owner 5 Developers


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of software application design and development
  • 2+ years of programing experience in Golang
  • 6-12 months of experience in developing cloud native (container) application with CI/CD pipelines
  • At least 6 months of experience in deploying application in Kubernetes or OpenShift
  • Self-starter with keen aptitude to work with minimal direction
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively in an agile team environment and with leadership staff
  • Demonstrated excellent analytical abilities in finding solutions for requirements and issues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Kubernetes experience
  • Public cloud experience, Azure preferred
  • Jenkins or Terraform experience is preferred
  • Exceptional debugging, testing, and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional understanding of data structures, algorithms, object oriented design, and design patterns

What are the work hours? Weekdays, 9am-5pm Central

What does the interview process look like?

  • How many rounds? 1-2
  • Video, phone, or in person? on-line
  • How technical will the interviews be? enough to confirm skill set

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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