Hadoop Administrator - Boston

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UnitedHealth Group
Architecture, Capacity Planning, Database, Database Administration, DataWarehouse, Development, Director, Genetic, Hadoop, Hardware, Java, Networking, Oracle, Protocols, Python, Security, SQL
Full Time, Full-time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

The idea candidate will have excellent analytical and communication skills, will be able to work independently and proactively to improve our HortonWorks platform, and will promote Hadoop solutions to our analytics and life sciences user communities. The candidate will be a member of the Database Administration team and will work closely with several Oracle DBAs to support transitioning our datawarehouse from Oracle to Hadoop.

Job responsibilities include:

Supporting and augmenting our production and development Hadoop clusters, specifically Hortonworks

Capacity planning

Managing resource utilization across competing business priorities

Monitoring and tuning cluster performance

Identifying opportunities to leverage components of the Hadoop ecosystems which are not yet part of our architecture

Assisting ETL developers in coding efficient data flows between customer data sources, internal databases and HDFS

Ensuring a high level of security and auditing around our Private Health Information data

Providing Hadoop expertise to various operational groups with varying skillsets, who will share admin responsibilities

Providing after-hours and weekend support for routine maintenance as well as troubleshooting outages.

Compliance with change control standards

Remaining current on the latest Hadoop technologies

Required qualifications:

Undergraduate degree in relevant subject or equivalent experience

2 years' experience implementing data ingestion solutions using Kafka, Spark, and/ or NiFi

4 or more years' administering or engineering Hadoop platforms (preferably HortonWorks)

Broad understanding of information technology topics including hardware, networking, architecture, protocols, file systems and operating systems

Familiarity with Java or Python development in a large organization

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Petabyte-scale data sets

Oracle expertise, including SQL knowledge and some admin skills

Experience with Healthcare data and privacy standards
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

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 Title: Hadoop Administrator - Boston
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Optum Analytics
Family: Information Technology
Telecommuter Position: No
Job Level: Director
Overtime Status: Exempt
City: Boston
State: MA
Country: United States
Department: OA Data Factory

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P.O. Box 1459 Minneapolis, MN, 55440


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
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