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Technology Advocate - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) Technology Advocates build communication and trust with internal technologists and engineers through community building. Your role is to be the bridge between the engineers and leadership. As the voice of the ecosystem, you'll gather real-world feedback and drive change based on the needs of our engineers. Using your technical expertise, communication, and facilitation skills you'll meet with engineers one-on-one and in groups to hold retrospectives and listen to their feedback about their engineering experience at Optum. In addition to advocacy, Engineering Advocates are responsible for executing on our technical content strategy to produce tutorials, sample apps, blog posts, videos, and more to inspire and empower our engineers. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. - - Primary Responsibilities: -

  • Be an active learner developing expertise in a variety of different technologies so you can bring the knowledge to the engineering workforce
  • Be the "Voice of the Engineer" by championing engineers within the Optum Product and Engineering teams and senior leadership, translating engineer feedback into action plans using qualitative and quantitative research as input
  • Engage directly with engineers in the Optum engineering Community
  • Does proactive and reactive one-one-one and group outreach with engineers to get feedback and improve the engineering experience
  • Scopes and builds sample apps, guides, videos, and Engineer Blog posts with minimal guidance, producing code and content that is accessibly written for a well-defined audience
  • Contribute to the direction of our engineering content strategy with your industry experience, relationships, and knowledge of engineering best practices and concepts
  • Using your subject matter expertise, evangelize the new technologies and concepts, as well as inner-source products, by presenting at town halls, webinars and other events
  • Grow and develop the success of the Optum engineer experience finding innovative ways to create additional awareness and momentum Mentor new teammates, as needed 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. - Required Qualifications:
    • 3+ years related professional experience -
    • 3+ years experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    • 2+ years with CI/CD tools and processes
    • 2+ years of experience with at least one server-side scripting language -
    • 2+ years of communicating with and influencing both technical and non-technical audiences
    • 1+ years of experience with API development and front-end development tools; capable of performing, testing, and debugging requests - Preferred Qualifications:
      • BA/BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent experience
      • 1+ years of experience with event driven architecture and technologies
      • 1+ years of experience with distributed data stores at scale
      • 2+ years Agiles/Scrum experience
      • Proactively initiates contributions to team or company goals and implements solutions with minimal direction from others. -
      • Seeks and graciously receives feedback and mentorship, you'll get a lot of it here -
      • Ability to work effectively cross-functionally-marketing, sales, product, and engineering with relative ease to champion new ideas and drive business goals. -
      • Ability to quickly understand complex, interdependent technical requirements - To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment. - 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) Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy - 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. -

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, San Diego , Technology Advocate - Telecommute, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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