Technology Development Programme

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Technology Development Programme Associate

If you want to work somewhere that will dramatically shape your career, consider a company that’s dramatically re-shaping health care. At Optum, UnitedHealth Group, we’re on a mission to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.

Take our technology team at Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies. Here, you’ll discover a team of 25,000+ technology zealots who believe that technology can help improve the lives of millions. In no time, you’ll be a believer too. Because you’ll be shoulder to shoulder with people who are challenging one another to do things that have never been done before.

In Ireland, we’re building a team that’s up to the task of creating a better health care system through a combination of people, technology, data and action. Starting in September 2018, this full-time role on our Technology Development Programme will provide you with the opportunity to help us disrupt healthcare by delivering daring, bold and innovative products across multiple platforms. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.SM

  • About the Programme

    This programme combines hands on responsibility with class room training. You will help create technology solutions that we can introduce into the health system and ensure those solutions contribute to future knowledge as well as immediate results.

    Programme features:

    • Participate in educational sessions that will help accelerate your career
    • Collaborate daily with experienced professionals, mentors and IT leaders
    • Leverage cutting-edge technology with visibility to top UnitedHealth Group management

    Permanent opportunities are available in the following roles:

    • Machine Learning
    • Application Developer / Engineer (Cloud)
    • User Experience / Service Design / Design Thinking
    • Cyber Security / IT Security Analyst /  Digital Forensics

    Our locations: Dublin and Letterkenny, Donegal.

    What We Are Looking For

    •  A 2.1 Honours Degree (minimum) with 400+ Leaving Certificate points
    •  (Preferred) Degrees in computer science, business or management information systems, data analytics or a technology-related field (Other degrees are considered when accompanied by an aptitude or interest in technology)  
    •  You should currently be in your final year of obtaining a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college / university or have obtained your degree within the last 24 months (your degree must be obtained prior to start of employment)
    • You must be eligible to work in Ireland without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorisation

This programme combines hands on responsibility with class room training. You will help create technology solutions that we can introduce into the health system and ensure those solutions contribute to future knowledge as well as immediate results.

Programme features:

  • Participate in educational sessions that will help accelerate your career
  • Collaborate daily with experienced professionals, mentors and IT leaders
  • Leverage cutting-edge technology with visibility to top UnitedHealth Group management

Permanent opportunities are available in the following roles:

  • Machine Learning
  • Application Developer / Engineer (Cloud)
  • User Experience / Service Design / Design Thinking
  • Cyber Security / IT Security Analyst /  Digital Forensics

Our locations: Dublin and Letterkenny, Donegal.

What We Are Looking For

  •  A 2.1 Honours Degree (minimum) with 400+ Leaving Certificate points
  •  (Preferred) Degrees in computer science, business or management information systems, data analytics or a technology-related field (Other degrees are considered when accompanied by an aptitude or interest in technology)  
  •  You should currently be in your final year of obtaining a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college / university or have obtained your degree within the last 24 months (your degree must be obtained prior to start of employment)
  • You must be eligible to work in Ireland without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorisation

Testimonial

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The people at UnitedHealth Group are a diverse collection of some of the smartest professionals, and every person contributes something of themselves to our mission of helping people live healthier lives.Individually, we are dreamers, dancers, explorers, inventors and tinkerers. Motivated by an intense desire for discovering how far we can reach, how much we can grow. It’s the same curiosity that drew us to careers with UnitedHealth Group, and the same excitement that fuels our progress toward making the health system work better for everyone.
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