Data Scientist - San Juan, PR

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UnitedHealth Group
Algorithms, Analysis, Apache, Business Intelligence, Data Analysis, Database, Data Modeling, Development, Genetic, Hadoop, Java, Modeling, Programming, Project, Python, SAS, SQL, UX
Full Time, Full-time
Competitive
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Data Scientist will provide recommendations and actionable insights through analysis of data. This individual will need to effectively communicate results of data analysis and reporting to internal stakeholders including, but not limited to, marketing, member engagement, and leadership. Exhibits a strong curiosity about data and excels at harvesting insights from highly complex data across multiple data sources using advanced analytic approaches. Excels at telling a story with data and influencing others to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches. Assists in predicting emerging customer needs and develops innovative solutions to meet them.


Primary Responsibilities:


Hands-on experience in Big Data technologies like HADOOP (Hortonworks preferred but open to Cloudera, MapR or even Apache Hadoop),PIG, HIVE, Mapreduce, Flume, Kafka, Sparks etc.
Knowledge of big data/ advanced analytics concepts and algorithms text mining, social listening, recommender systems, predictive modeling, etc.
Managing stakeholder's expectations, and working with business users to gather requirements, resolve business rule requirements, and perform joint conceptual data model reviews
Utilizing a range of existing Big data technologies and data modeling techniques such as star-schema, snowflake, hybrid, and new design techniques optimized for data acquisition, storage and visualization, and evangelizing the data models and techniques
Managing the balance of current and future needs or user requirements in both design and content
Resolving semantic discrepancies in data definitions that arise among multiple sources and projects
Knowledge of programming Java/Python/R is preferred
Exposure to tools/platforms Hadoop eco system and DB systems
Domain knowledge / expertise (Healthcare) is preferred
Experience to Business Intelligence or data analysis reporting
Experience to SQL Database and Data Models
Experience in BI platform
***ENGLISH PROFICIENT ASSESSMENT WILL BE REQUIRED AFTER APPLICATION***


Required Qualifications:


Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Finance, Quantitative or related field
3+ year of experience in SAS, R or Python
2+ years of business analytics experience
Knowledge of data analysis, programming, and reporting with a solid understanding of data storage structures.
Knowledge of relational databases, database structures
English Proficiency


Preferred Qualifications:


Demonstrated process improvement, workflow, benchmarking and / or evaluation of business processes required.
Experience with project methodology (requirements, design, development, test and implementation).
Experience in UI/UX designing
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)

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: Data Scientist, SAS, Python, R, Data Analysis, San Juan, PR


Job Title: Data Scientist - San Juan, PR
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Optum Ops-Puerto Rico
Family: Analytics
Telecommuter Position: No
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Overtime Status: Exempt
Posted Date: 8/28/2019
City: San Juan
State: PR
Country: United States
Department: Optum Ops-Puerto Rico Opers


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 http://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com