UnitedHealth Group LHI - Software Developer I - La Crosse, WI or Bensenville, IL in La Crosse, Wisconsin

At Optum , the mission is clear: Help people live heathier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone

LHI is one of 4 businesses under OptumServe . OptumServe provides health care services and proven expertise to help federal government agencies modernize the U.S. health system and improve the health and well - being of Americans.

By joining OptumServe you are part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a leader across most major segments in the U.S. health care system.

LHI was founded in 1999 and acquired by Optum in 2011, LHI specializes in creating and managing health care programs through on - location services, patient - specific in - clinic appointments, telehealth assessments, or any combination based on customer need. LHI' s customizable solutions serve the diverse needs of commercial customers, as well as federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Health and Human Services.

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop software programs and components using VB.NET, ASP.NET, SQL and other software development tools and technologies per assigned tasks

  • Debug, test, and troubleshoot written software programs and components

  • Study training materials on .NET development, programming standards, application architecture, business processes, and functional areas of LHI's business applications

  • Adapt to new programming languages, methodologies, platforms and frameworks to support the needs of LHI’s software projects

  • Adhere to Agile software development methodology

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree (or higher) in Computer Science,Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related field or anequivalent combination of education (some college or vocationaltraining), technical expertise and / or applicable military experience

  • Understanding of object oriented programming concepts

  • Working knowledge with object oriented programming languages like VB.NET, C# or Java

  • Technical skills including strong understanding of software development methodologies and principles

  • United States Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense eQuip Form SF86 at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf86.pdf

Preferred Qualifications:

  • National Career Readiness Certificate

  • Experience with .NET technologies including VB.NET or C#, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, Web and Web / WCF Services

  • Experience with n - tier .NET SQL database application architectures

  • Experience with AngularJS, Bootstrap, MVC, Web API applications

  • Working knowledge with .NET / SQL development tools including Visual Studio, SQL Management Studio and Team Foundation Server

  • Knowledge of SQL Server and relational database modeling concepts

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products including Microsoft Excel (ability to sort, sum, insert bar graphs and use formulas), Microsoft Word (ability to create documents and complete mail merging), Microsoft Outlook (ability to manage email, calendar, and task lists), and Microsoft PowerPoint (ability to create presentations with images, words, charts / graphs and merging data from Excel)

Soft Skills:

  • Good written and oral communications skills

  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills, detail oriented

  • Highly motivated, passionate, team - player

  • Ability to meet scheduled task requirements within assigned deadlines

  • Ability to work with others in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to perform assigned software development tasks using established standards and procedures with some supervision

As a requirement of UnitedHealth Group 's contract with the Department of Defense, this position requires U.S. citizenship and proof of favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense eQuip Form SF86 at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf86.pdf , (the National Agency Check Legal and Credit or NACLC). Successful completion of the NACLC process is a requirement for continued employment in this role. NACLC processing will be initiated by our TRICARE Security Officer post - offer, and can take 3 - 6 months for a final decision communication from the Department of Defense. Candidates will be allowed to begin employment with UnitedHealth Group in this role based on an interim clearance, and final results will be communicated as they are received. Failure to obtain final NACLC approval will result in termination from this role.

Careers with LHI. Our focus is simple. We’re innovators in cost - effective health care management. And when you join our team, you’ll be a partner in impacting the lives of our customers, and employees. We’ve joined OptumHealth , part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the health system work better for everyone. We’re located on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wis., with a satellite office in Chicago and remote employees throughout the United States. We’re supported by a national network of more than 25,000 medical and dental providers. Simply put, together we work toward a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Our team members are selected for their dedication and mission - driven focus. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity 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.

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