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Software Engineer position
Ref No.: 17-04853
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 07/17/2017 to 01/31/2018
Here is a Software Engineer position – Contract to hire – EADGC or GC only – Minneapolis, MN – Health Care Company – Phone, WebEx

Senior Software Engineer role, you will be part of a team responsible for the overall health and execution of software delivery in a highly-performant distributed environment for applications. You will be a central player as the application transitions to Optums elastic cloud platform.
You will own our build/deploy/release pipeline including the associated tool chain and will help to drive efficiency and consistency in our processes. In this role, you will participate in all aspects delivery from solutioning through production, and ultimately, help to change the face of health care and help people live healthier lives.
The successful candidate will have experience in the development within distributed systems, strong technical skills, good communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment.
We are looking for a rock-star Software Engineer with the following skills:
  • 3+ years of experience building and shipping production software in a scaled distributed environment
  • Solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals (based on a BS or MS in CS or related field).
  • Knowledge of a variety of modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, Node), open-source technologies (Angular, Hibernate), and database technologies (Oracle/mySQL)
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Deployment Strategies
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical colleagues.
If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, are driven to see people using your creation, and long for the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Join a development teams in delivery of RESTful APIs and UIs built with Angular
  • Own the build/deploy/release process and find ways to automate and improve our pipeline at every step
  • Bring innovative ideas to help continuously improve the M&R portals including the design, build, deploy, test and runtime cloud ecosystems
  • Participate in debugging and performance tuning in a high performance cloud platform
  • A great attitude and the passion and persistence to solve complex problems
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Experience in the building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Experience developing Unit Tests using tools such as JUnit, NUnit, MSTest to verify your code quality
  • Experience with RESTful Web Services
  • Desire to continuously improve and evolve all aspects of the work environment
  • Passion for automation and simplicity