Senior DevOps and Platform Engineer
Company: UnitedHealth Group
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Optum, the fast growing part of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading
information and technology-enabled health services business. Our
teams are dedicated to modernizing the health care system and
improving the lives of people and communities. -Serving virtually
every dimension of the health system, we work with a diverse set of
clients across 150 countries - from those who diagnose and treat
patients to those who pay for care, deliver health services, and
those who supply the cures. Optum maintains operations across North
America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
Our innovative partnerships provide technology and tools that
enable unprecedented collaboration and efficiency. As a result, we
can tap into valuable health care data to uncover insights and
develop strategies for better care at lower costs.
About the role
-At UnitedHealth Group and Optum, we want to make healthcare work
better for everyone. This depends on hiring the best and brightest.
With a thriving ecosystem of investment and innovation, our
business in Ireland is constantly growing to support the healthcare
needs of the future.
Our teams are at the forefront of building and adapting the latest
technologies to propel healthcare forward in a way that better
serves everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of
health, we use the most advanced development tools, AI, data
science and innovative approaches to make the healthcare system
work better for everyone. Join us and do -your life's best
Join our dynamic Operations/DevOps Engineering Team at Optum/UHG
and make a significant impact supporting our analytic
organizations. As a Senior DevOps & Platform Engineer, you'll be
instrumental in maintaining and enhancing automated deployment
pipelines for analytics models and solutions in both on premise and
in Azure. Your role extends beyond traditional DevOps, encompassing
operational maturity, compliance management, vulnerability
oversight, and the implementation of cutting-edge automation and
technologies to enhance user experiences and empower teams to excel
in their core functions.
Careers with Optum offer flexible work arrangements and individuals
who live and work in the Republic of Ireland will have the
opportunity to split their monthly work hours between our Dublin Or
Letterkenny and telecommuting from a home-based office in a hybrid
--- - - - - - - -Data Platform Integration: Seamlessly integrate
data platforms such as Databricks, Azure Machine Learning
(AzureML), and Snowflake into the software development process,
leveraging their capabilities for enhanced data analytics and
--- - - - - - - -CI/CD Pipeline Management: -Create and maintain
CI/CD pipelines using tools such as Github Actions or equivalent,
streamlining the software delivery process.
--- - - - - - - -Infrastructure as Code: -Implement and manage
infrastructure as code, automating deployment processes for
increased efficiency and consistency.
--- - - - - - - -Pipeline Optimization: -Monitor and troubleshoot
pipeline issues, proactively identifying and implementing solutions
to enhance pipeline performance.
--- - - - - - - -Collaboration: -Collaborate closely with
development teams to seamlessly integrate pipeline processes with
their workflows, ensuring a smooth development lifecycle.
--- - - - - - - -Cloud Resource Management: -Optimize cloud
resources on Azure, including compute, storage, and networking, to
support the software applications efficiently and
--- - - - - - - -Process Improvement: -Continuously evaluate and
enhance testing processes and tools to maintain the highest level
of quality in delivered solutions.
--- - - - - - - -Technology Research: -Stay current with emerging
technologies and trends in the DevOps field, sharing relevant
knowledge and insights with the team to drive innovation and
improvement.Required Qualifications -
--- - - - - - - -Linux Proficiency: -Extensive experience in Linux
system administration and support within enterprise IT or service
--- - - - - - - -DevOps Expertise: -Hands-on experience with IT
operational automation, configuration management tools, and a
strong understanding of DevOps practices, processes, and tools
(e.g., Git, CI/CD, Terraform, Chef, Jenkins, etc.).
--- - - - - - - -Cloud Knowledge: -Familiarity with public cloud
platforms such as AWS, Azure, or GCP, and a solid understanding of
container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes.
--- - - - - - - -Scripting Skills: -Proficiency in scripting
languages such as Bash, Python, and Terraform.
--- - - - - - - -Communication: -Excellent communication skills,
both written and verbal, in English are essential for effective
collaboration and documentation.
--- - - - - - - -Self-Motivated: -Self-motivated, resourceful,
creative, innovative, and results-driven with strong
problem-solving and analytical capabilities.
--- - - - - - - -Agile Experience: -Experience in Agile development
methodologies and a history of successful collaboration within
Preferred Qualifications -
--- - - - - - - -Containerization Proficiency: -Experience in
building containers using Dockerfiles, and familiarity with
container build tools like Bazel.
--- - - - - - - -Kubernetes Deployment: -Working knowledge of
deploying applications within a Kubernetes cluster using Helm,
streamlining the deployment process.
--- - - - - - - -Cloud Administration: -Practical experience in
administering applications within a public cloud environment, with
a preference for Azure expertise.
--- - - - - - - -Monitoring and Logging Tools: -Familiarity with
monitoring and logging tools such as Prometheus, Splunk, Grafana,
Elasticsearch (ES), Kibana, etc., to enhance observability and
--- - - - - - - -DevOps Expertise: -Proven experience in software
development and delivery using DevOps practices, further
contributing to our culture of efficiency and automation.
--- - - - - - - -Data Science tooling exposure such as Spark, R
Rtudio, Jupyter, Pytorch, SQL query exposure
Careers with Optum. -Here's the idea. We built an entire
organisation around one giant objective; make the health system
work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the
world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide
health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for
millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and
uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group
family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds
and most advanced ideas on where health care must go in order to
reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high
performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter.
Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular
opportunity to do -your life's best work.SM
All telecommuters will be required to adhere to the UnitedHealth
Group's Telecommuter Policy.
At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier
lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We
believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location
and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life.
Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good
health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color,
historically marginalised groups and those with lower incomes. We
are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and
enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health
disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority
reflected in our mission.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum is an Equal
Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to gender,
civil status, family status, sexual orientation, disability,
religion, age, race, and membership of the Traveller community, or
any other characteristic protected by law. Optum is a drug-free
workplace. - 2023 Optum Services (Ireland) Limited. All rights
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