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Posted Apr 20

Ruby on Rails Developer - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group
Eden Prairie , Minnesota, United States Full Time

We're looking for a talented Ruby on Rails developer that craves the challenge of solving significant healthcare industry problems. You'll be working alongside talented UX designers and highly motivated business leaders to identify these problems, propose solutions, and build greenfield applications that evolve as we learn from our users. This position offers the opportunity to join an emerging department and work on new technology and digital health applications that dramatically improve the experience of health care. Primary Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate closely with business stakeholders, UX / UI designers and architects to build high quality, compelling software products that solve important health care problems
  • Contribute to product strategy from a technical perspective
  • Know and use a variety of web/mobile technologies to build solutions that users love
  • Use and adapt Lean Startup and Agile methodologies to make rapid, continuous improvements to products based on learning through in-market customer testing
  • Mentor junior developers and share the latest information, tools, and techniques with peers
  • Be proactive in exploring new technologies that may benefit the group

Required Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of experience delivering and maintaining web and/or mobile applications
  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience with Ruby on Rails development
  • Experience with unit and functional testing
  • Experience with Cloud Deployment infrastructure (AWS, Heroku, etc.)
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Development methods and tools
  • Experience with relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.) including database schema design and ability to analyze database queries & troubleshoot efficiency issues
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in the health care industry
  • Experience with Test - Driven Development
  • Experience with software development principles designed for iterative development based on customer feedback such as Lean Startup, Agile, Kanban
  • Experience working in a startup environment
  • Experience with DevOps tools (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Docker)
  • Experience with mobile development (iOS, Android)
  • Experience with customer behavior metrics tools (Google Analytics, Mixpanel, Heap Analytics, etc.)
  • Involvement in professional associations, open source development and other skill building activities

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.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Ruby on Rails Developer, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota
Associated topics: c#, develop, devops, java, php, python, sde, sdet, software development engineer, software programmer

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