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Senior DevOps Engineer

UnitedHealth Group
United States, Illinois, Schaumburg
July 01, 2022

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

If you are located in the Schaumburg, IL, area, you will have the flexibility to work from home and the office in this hybrid role* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work as a Sr. DevOps Engineer, working on Kubernetes setup, project pipeline setup in Jenkins, OpenShift
  • Driving CI/CD and automation to modern techniques and practices
  • Handle code deployments in all environments (Dev, Test, Stage, Production)
  • Improve operational performance on existing platform- upstream and downstream applications and provide end to end hardware management and distributed systems support
  • Monitor and diagnose the system's health, fix the issues, and make sure operations are running without any problems/issues to support the development and deliverables of the applications
  • Perform the regular maintenance task and monitor the automated systems and reporting system's health
  • Complete tasks with minimal guidance and oversight, and review work of others
  • Actively mentors team members, through code reviews, brown bags, tech talks, design reviews
  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regard to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment)

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience or 2 additional years of experience in lieu of a degree
  • 7 years of IT experience on web-based products
  • Knowledge of Jenkins, Java, Git, Rally, OpenShift, Microsoft Azure, AWS, Gradle, Docker, Kubernetes, Spring Cloud Config
  • Java knowledge, so that resource can work in development also
  • Experience with Agile & CI/CD methodologies pipelines creation, management and enabling Automation
  • Experience working on large scale, multiple team projects
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and Test-Driven Development
  • Continuous integration experience with tools such as Jenkins
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in at least 1 high level programming language such as C, C#, C++ or Java
  • Containerization and container management ( Kubernetes )
  • Git (contributions on Github++)
  • Any Cloud Infrastructure and Services
  • Experience with programmatic interaction with a relational database, preferably a recent version of PostgreSQL
  • Extensive knowledge with Azure, Open shift and Google Anthos
  • Development and Production Support experience
  • Experience in J2EE, Spring boot, Angular, React and SQL

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

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.