Optum is a company that’s on the rise. We’re expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn’t about another gadget, it’s about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm) You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities: Working with Software Engineering teams; evaluate system specifications, provision and support delivery of application infrastructure Define and drive VPC decisions to ensure the stability, reliability and availability of applications and services Create and configure CI pipeline supporting Continuous Delivery Analyze all aspects of existing application infrastructure and recommend modifications that will enhance application reliability, availability and scalability Engage in capacity planning and demand forecasting; software performance analysis and system tuning performance issues and bottlenecks Analyze dump files and error codes Provide Root Cause Analysis Troubleshoot, research and analyze complex problems Provide Support in for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery You will be involved in solving moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analysis You will provide explanation and information to others including Senior Leadership on challenging issues You will identify / quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems You will maintain awareness of current technology assets, and the applicability and capability of each Other responsibilities as determined necessary 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: 3 years of experience supporting, configuring and engineering applications Experience troubleshooting complex infrastructure problems in an enterprise environment Knowledge and understanding of network theory, such as different protocols (TCP / IP, UDP, ICMP, etc.), MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, and load balancing) Ability to communicate analysis including trends and opportunities to improve service availability API, C#, .net, .NET4.5, NodeJS, JavaScript AWS (Amazon Web Services) and/or Azure experience Preferred Qualifications: Scripting Experience (Bash, Ruby, Python etc.) Working knowledge of relational databases including MS SQL and Oracle Any relevant industry certifications APM experience with New Relic, Dynatrace or equivalent 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 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. Job Keywords: Engineering, configuration, troubleshooting, infrastructure, TCP, IP, UDP, ICMP, MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, load balancing, API, C#, .net, NodeJS, JavaScript, AWS, Azure, Bash, Python, Ruby, MS SQL, Oracle, APM, New Relic, Dynatrace Job Details Requisition Number Job Title Software Engineer – Telecommute Job Family Technology Business Segment Optum Technology Job Location Information Minnetonka, MN United States North America Additional Job Detail Information Employee Status Regular Schedule Full-time Job Level Individual Contributor Shift Day Job Travel No Telecommuter Position Yes Overtime Status Exempt