You’re about to take the next big step. You’ll be at the intersection of technology and healthcare, about to create the next incredible solution. If you want to advance your learning in a technology environment that’s always pushing the envelope, you’ve come to the right place. The technology group at Optum, part of UnitedHealth Group’s thriving family of businesses, is a team of 22,000 people who are passionate about making a difference by using technology to help improve the lives of millions and make health care work better for all.
The Technology Development Program (TDP) is a year-long program that offers the option of 2 six-month rotations, after which you will select a final position. TDP consists of roles in a variety of domains including software engineering, product engineering, platform engineering, enterprise architecture, data, and cybersecurity. As a TDP Associate, you’ll partner with teams within one of our technology functions engaging in life-changing work. You’ll be leveraging modern technologies to transform and improve health care with a focus on simplification, enablement, enhancement, and modernization. In addition to challenging work, TDP also offers a robust development curriculum, networking and collaboration opportunities, as well as mentoring from experienced technology professionals and leaders.
Key Information Regarding this Program:
- The majority of the positions are available beginning in June with additional opportunity to join at other times during the year. Coursework to obtain degree must be completed prior to start of employment. Degree and/or Certificate must be awarded and verified within 6-8 weeks following the commencement date at your school/program
- Sponsorship is not available for this position
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.
Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Data Science, Mathematics, other Engineering degree, IT, MIS, other technology related fields, or a specialized certificate in a technology related field
Currently in final year of obtaining a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college / university or tech certification, or obtained degree/certification within the last 24 months
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization. F-1 visa holders with Curricular Practical Training (CPT) or Optional Practical Training (OPT) who will require visa sponsorship, TN visa holders, current H-1B visa holders, and/or those requiring green card sponsorship will not be considered
Proficient in one or more coding languages (Example: Python, Java, C, SQL, .NET)
Minimum 2.75 GPA (where applicable) or successful completion of specialized technical program
Involvement in any additional technical activities (Robotics, Comp. Science/Tech clubs, Tech or Engineering side projects, GitHub, etc.) and/or tech related employment experience
Join our team of technology professionals who are deeply engaged in determining how we can change and improve health care. Apply today. Find out how Optum’s Technology Development Program can lead to 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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