Here at Optum, part of United Health Group we'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) The healthcare industry is hungry for new ideas, innovative products and software that drives elevated performance for the business and the customer. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is the largest healthcare software company in the world. The Catalyst team is a start-up-like organization within the greater Optum enterprise charged with developing innovative software leveraging emerging technology and the nearly limitless assets and capabilities across the enterprise. We turn "the art of the possible" into the "start of the possible." If you're in, you'll be challenged like never before. Working on-site in our Dublin office in Spencer Dock, this is primarily a remote consultancy role which is focused on the creation of innovative POCs, prototypes and MVPs in the healthcare software space. You will need to be a completely self-motivated, independent individual who is accustomed to working in an ad-hoc and highly fluid environment. You will be comfortable with rapidly changing project requirements and should be able to pivot your applications design, implementation and project plan to cater for such occurrences. Experience in effectively working as part of a geographically distributed team of senior technologists across multiple time zones is a must for this role. You will also have a strong academic background (masters level or above) with experience in commercially focused research and development. The role will be split between the following areas: Hands-on implementation / coding [ 70% ]System design / architecture [ 10% ]Project management [ 10% ] Mentoring [ 10% ]
Required Qualifications:Experience in developing fully featured native iOS applications Swift 3 / 4 development experience in a professional environment Advanced experience with standard RESTful API integration Excellent written and verbal communication skills Master's degree in computer science or engineering or related discipline Time Management, Communication, Commitment & Co-operation, Ownership & Accountability Ability to prioritize workload and manage time effectively Results driven and solution oriented - displays strong personal drive and energy to see things through to conclusion Ability to work effectively on own and within a team environment -including with distributed teams Driven to learn more and share knowledge across the team Preferred Qualifications:Strong front-end development experience and expert knowledge in front-end technologies (e.g. ReactJS, AngularJS, HTML, CSS etc.) Experience developing Android apps Knowledge of AWS and / or other cloud services deployments 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) 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.
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About UnitedHealth Group
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.