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Why Choose Our Technology Development Programme?

Optum: incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.SM

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 12,000+ 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 2017, 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.

  • New Graduates

    If you want to get your career off to the best start possible, you’ve come to the right place. We are using technology in ways that has never been tried before and building solutions to ensure that health care will never be the same again.  Join us in the highly demanding Technology Development Programme and you’ll find yourself working among more than 12,000 technology zealots; people who are decisive, brilliant and passionate using technology to help people live healthier lives. You’ll have the opportunity for continuous learning and the ability to explore different work areas while building a foundation of life-long skills that will help create your life’s best work. SM

    Location: Dublin, Ireland.

    What You Need To Know

    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

    Opportunities are available in the following roles:

    Application Developer / Engineer:

    • Collaborate with business users, systems analysts and or development teams in defining, analysing and interpreting business and technical requirements
    • Develop technical expertise in any number of programming languages, including: JAVA, Mongo Hadoop, Microsoft.NET (C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET)
    • Participate in code and documentation and/or design reviews

    Data Management Analyst:

    • Plan, design and develop next-generation ‘big-data’ systems
    • Provide end-to-end analysis of high level requirements and design, inputs to Solution Specs for deployment, and operational support in partnership with the architecture team
    • Provide technical assistance to the development teams to design, develop and deploy high quality technical solutions 

    Business / Systems Analyst:

    • Define requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements gathering, business process, use cases and standard analysis workflow
    • Analyse business or functional requirements to deliver artifacts and prepare detailed specifications from which programmes will be written
    • Use enterprise-wide requirements definition, management systems, methodologies and standards 

    What We Are Looking For

    • 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)
    • 2.1 Honours Degree (minimum) with 400+ points achieved in the Leaving Certificate
    • You must be eligible to work in Ireland without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorisation
    • (Preferred) Degrees in business, management, information systems, computer science or a technology-related field (Other degrees are considered when accompanied by an aptitude or interest in technology)

If you want to get your career off to the best start possible, you’ve come to the right place. We are using technology in ways that has never been tried before and building solutions to ensure that health care will never be the same again.  Join us in the highly demanding Technology Development Programme and you’ll find yourself working among more than 12,000 technology zealots; people who are decisive, brilliant and passionate using technology to help people live healthier lives. You’ll have the opportunity for continuous learning and the ability to explore different work areas while building a foundation of life-long skills that will help create your life’s best work. SM

Location: Dublin, Ireland.

What You Need To Know

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

Opportunities are available in the following roles:

Application Developer / Engineer:

  • Collaborate with business users, systems analysts and or development teams in defining, analysing and interpreting business and technical requirements
  • Develop technical expertise in any number of programming languages, including: JAVA, Mongo Hadoop, Microsoft.NET (C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET)
  • Participate in code and documentation and/or design reviews

Data Management Analyst:

  • Plan, design and develop next-generation ‘big-data’ systems
  • Provide end-to-end analysis of high level requirements and design, inputs to Solution Specs for deployment, and operational support in partnership with the architecture team
  • Provide technical assistance to the development teams to design, develop and deploy high quality technical solutions 

Business / Systems Analyst:

  • Define requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements gathering, business process, use cases and standard analysis workflow
  • Analyse business or functional requirements to deliver artifacts and prepare detailed specifications from which programmes will be written
  • Use enterprise-wide requirements definition, management systems, methodologies and standards 

What We Are Looking For

  • 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)
  • 2.1 Honours Degree (minimum) with 400+ points achieved in the Leaving Certificate
  • You must be eligible to work in Ireland without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorisation
  • (Preferred) Degrees in business, management, information systems, computer science or a technology-related field (Other degrees are considered when accompanied by an aptitude or interest in technology)

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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