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Sr. Software Engineer
Minnetonka, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on July 1, 2022
Job Id #57100 Posted June 20, 2022

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • This team will support an expansion the UnitedHealthcare Plan Library, which was created to bring together multiple in-flight capabilities under one umbrella, providing a single platform that can support our product and benefit ideation, validation, visualization, storage, transformation, streaming, and tracking needs for our diverse books of business.

Ideal Background:

  • 2 to 4 Years of Software Development Experience in an Enterprise Environment.

Team and Team size:

  • 8.
  • 1 - Delivery Lead, 1 - Scrum Master, 1 Quality Engineer and 5 Software Engineers.

Top Responsibilities:

  • As a Software Engineer you will design, develop, and maintain enterprise-grade Java web applications and services.
  • Design, develop, and maintain databases.
  • Gather requirements and write user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies, such as stand up and sprint planning meetings.
  • Additionally, you’ll partner with other technologists to deliver features and capabilities.
  • Tzis role will help design, develop, and maintain the United Strategic Platform (formerly known as Polaris) for UnitedHealthcare.
  • In particular, the medical, pharmacy and specialty benefit plan management capabilities that aim to provide consistent and accurate plan data throughout the plan conception, filing, configuration and implementation cycles.

Skills/attributes Required

  • 2 to 4 Years of Java Development or Testing Experience
  • 2 to 4 Years of Microservice/RESTful API Experience
  • 2 to 4 Years of SQL Database Experience
  • 2 to 3 Years of JavaScript (ES6), HTML, and CSS Experience
  • 2 to 3 Years of Agile Experience

Skills/attributes Preferred

  • 1 Year of Health Insurance Experience
  • Proficient with Eclipse, Spring Tool Suite, Postman, Cyberduck, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Swagger UI, Apache Tomcat, Apache PDFBox, Twitter Bootstrap, Broadcom Rally, GitHub Enterprise, Jenkins, ServiceNow, VMware vRealize, Amazon S3 Storage, and Microsoft Office 365.

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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