Lisp/Clojure Software Engineer at United Healthcare
Remote › 🇺🇸 100% remote position (in the US) (Posted Jul 4 2022)
UnitedHealthcare 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)
As an EDI Software Engineer, you will design, create, and maintain software that interfaces with clearinghouses, Medicaid agencies, and plan sponsors. As part of a small team, using technologies such as Clojure, Lisp, and MarkLogic, you will be responsible for the accuracy of our most critical data and solve difficult engineering problems in a distributed system with terabytes of data while ensuring performance and scalability. This is a very backend-focused role – very minimal user interface and UX skills are necessary.
The EDI Software Engineer reports directly to the Director of Software Development.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Work independently to design, create, and maintain software components
Propose and implement major system changes to improve the speed, accuracy, or maintainability of our EDI engine
Implement new interfaces or adjust existing interfaces for new major customers, typically representing millions of members
Determine software requirements by reviewing implementation guides and companion guides, and actively participating in meetings with all stakeholders
Ensure your code’s accuracy and performance using automated tests
Define data flows and transformations using Clojure, Common Lisp, XSLT, xQuery, SQL, and MarkLogic
Work with a variety of data formats including X12, XML, and TSV
Work with a variety of databases including MarkLogic, Postgres, and Datomic
Investigate errors to correct both the loading/transforming processes as well as any affected data
Explore a large codebase to determine how existing code should evolve to meet new requirements
Investigate problems that are not yet well understood and propose solutions
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.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
3+ years of software development experience
2+ years of software development experience in a large-scale, data-intensive project
Understanding of how to ensure data integrity
Understanding of software quality assurance for file loading processes
Proficiency with relational and non-relational databases
Ability to adopt new technologies quickly
Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
Working knowledge of message queue systems such as RabbitMQ and SQS
Proficiency with Clojure, Lisp, or functional programming
Familiarity with Linux command-line tools such as grep, awk, sed, and Perl
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