Big Data Engineer - Telecommute

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UnitedHealth Group
Agile, Analyst, Architecture, Database, Development, Genetic, Hadoop, Java, Management, NoSQL, Project, Quality Assurance, Scrum
Full Time, Full-time
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:Design, code, test, document, and maintain high-quality and scalable analytic solutionsIdentify gaps and opportunities for improvement of existing solutionsDefine and develop APIs for integration with various data sources in the enterpriseAnalyze customer requirements with respect to current solutionMake accurate development effort estimates to assist management in project and resource planningParticipate in code reviews and assistance for junior analysts Collaborate with management, quality assurance, architecture, and other development teamsWrite technical documentation and participate in production supportKeep skills up to date through ongoing self-directed trainingThe ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can learn things quickly who is enthusiastic, active, and eager to learn.

Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in a technical field, or equivalent experience5+ years of hands-on Software Development experience3+ years of development experience with (Java or Scala), and Web Services2+ years of experience in big data technologies like Spark, Cassandra, Hadoop, etc2+ years of experience in messaging (Kafka preferred), NoSQL databases (Cassandra/Hbase preferred), Docker, Kubernetes 2+ years of previous relational database experience Understanding of service oriented architecture (SOA) conceptsExperience with Agile/SCRUM methodology/best practices Experience and successful track-record of learning new tools and technologies and leveraging these on integration and implementation projects Preferred Qualifications:Experience in infrastructure services on at least one major cloud platform (Azure preferred)Advanced degree in a technical field Healthcare industry experience Formal training and/or certification in any of the above-mentioned tools and technologies Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)*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.Job Keywords: Big Data Analyst, telecommute, telecommuter, telecommuting, work from home, travel, remote

Job Title: Big Data Engineer - Telecommute
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: OI Business Operations
Family: Analytics
Telecommuter Position: Yes
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Overtime Status: Exempt
Posted Date: 9/13/2019
City: Schaumburg
State: IL
Country: United States
Department: Optum Enterprise Analytics

Company Information

We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 14 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.(SM) Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at
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Position Id : 827153

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