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Sr Software Engineer
Schaumburg, IL  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on March 26, 2023
Job Id #62075 Posted February 27, 2023

Projects the candidate will be working on:                                                                 
  • Part of OptumRx CTO organization, OptumRx Platform engineering organization is focused on building core capabilities across product lines ( aligning with product model) to enable developers to build, on top of core platform capabilities, scalable products with high speed, quality
Ideal Background:
  • Strong experience in DevOps best practices in cloud native environment.
  • Azure infrastructure management experience required
  • Significant exp. supporting cloud software development including 5+ years of experience in building scalable platform services and product
  • Exp. in the integrating with CI/CD and DevOps tools
  • Experience with Terraform, Azure DevOps, CICD automation experience, Jenkins
  • Hands on experience in networking security, databases and cloud systems
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience building and deploying micro-services
  • Knowledge of Agile and Scrum processes
  • Jenkins experience of similar CICD toolkit
  • recognizes the need to write clean, maintainable, scalable and well tested code alongside likeminded Engineers moving in a fast-paced environment
  • Work within agile sprints to deliver high quality code to meet business requirements
  • Up to speed on both client and server-side frameworks and modern development practices
  • Ensuring that the performance, quality, and responsiveness of our applications are always maintained with every change made
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplined team to define, design, and ship new features
  • Pharmacy and PBM knowledge is desirable
  • Pharmacy and Medical benefits, prior auth, claims is desirable
Team and Team size:
  • The team is 8 members, software engineers, product owner, architect
Top Responsibilities:
  • Work in a fast paced agile development team
  • Aims for high quality code and low error rate
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Self starter that doesn't require much guidance
Skills/attributes Required
  • Exp. in the integrating with CI/CD and DevOps tools
  • Experience with Terraform, Azure DevOps, CICD automation experience, Jenkins
  • Jenkins
  • Git
  • Sonar
Skills/attributes Preferred
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to collaborate within a large organization
  • Easily adapt to changing environment
  • This position is required for OptumRx platform engineering team where we are targeting three main areas by providing engineering teams the ability to self-provision, self-configure, and self-manage and operate the experiences they build on top of a platform. Platform team provides software, tools, and APIs for engineers to do their work, but in addition provides the necessary documentation, templates, guidelines, consulting, and support to enable the engineering teams.

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