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Senior DevOps and Platform Engineer

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

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 work.
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 work model.

Primary Responsibilities:

--- - - - - - - -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 processing.

--- - - - - - - -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 cost-effectively.

--- - - - - - - -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 provider environments.

--- - - - - - - -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 cross-functional teams.

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 troubleshooting.

--- - - - - - - -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 reserved.


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