Senior Principal Engineer (Sr. Director level)

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UnitedHealth Group
Algorithms, Apache, Architecture, Automated, Database, Development, Director, Genetic, J2EE, Java, Management, Protocols, Release, SQL, Testing, Validation
Full Time, Full-time
Competitive
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description


This position is for Provider Data Platform Lead focusing on Big Data Applications, support, infrastructure management, DevOps and release management. This position must also ensure alignment with Provider MDM (EPIM) delivery timelines and capabilities. This position will deliver business critical capabilities such as ingesting data into and consuming data out of the Provider Data Platform with minimal defects and with the appropriate level of accessibility, scalability and capacity across the enterprise. This role requires a high performing individual with the authority to drive the delivery and support of the Provider Big Data Platform, address concerns and defects efficiently and quickly, ensure releases are completed as planned, implement continuous delivery and automated testing. In addition to those responsibilities, the individual in this role must remain current with industry leading, new technologies to ensure the Big Data Platform continues to evolve to meet business need in the ever-changing technical landscape.
This is a hands on technology leadership role and you'll be building the next generation of the UH Data Platform. With big technical problems to solve - you'll have the chance to push boundaries and create something new.
This position will deliver business critical capabilities and take on unique problems that no one is solving in the tech space yet. Optum Big data team brings together disparate healthcare data from several systems across UHG to provide rich insights. We are building brand new, data-intensive software products that are focused on bringing the healthcare data together. These products are mostly analytical in nature and we use advanced technologies in big data space to provide a cutting-edge solution to solve business opportunities. This role requires a high performing individual with the authority to drive the delivery and support of the UHG Data Platform, address concerns and defects efficiently and quickly, ensure releases are completed as planned, implement continuous delivery and automated testing. In addition to those responsibilities, the individual in this role must remain current with industry leading, new technologies to ensure the UHG Data Platform continues to evolve to meet business need in the ever-changing technical landscape.


Primary responsibilities:


Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of many technical areas in technology through experience and academic achievement
Shares knowledge internally with peers and leaders and acts as an internal resource for teams and business units within their areas of expertise
Leverages subject matter expertise (SME), to consult internally with leaders and individual contributors on forward-looking products and services
Works with internal teams to provide insight on complex internal technology matters
Guides and mentors junior engineers within the organization


Technologies you would work with:


Java
Big Data with Spark and No-SQL
Apache Kafka
Apache Cassandra
Elastic Search
Kubernetes
Docker
Makes high level design choices for the software structure, frameworks, protocols, and algorithms
Determines coding practices, development tools, and validation requirements
Drive innovative solutions for Hybrid and Enterprise Cloud deployments
Build and deliver in DevOps model using automation and CI / CD pipelineThis is a leadership role and the applicant must meet the required criteria below:


Required qualifications:


5+ years' experience as a Technology Principal/Distinguished Engineer/Sr. Principal Engineer or an equivalent hands-on technical leadership role.
Hands-on as well as leadership experience in big data and open source technologies
Experience with Java, spring frameworks, multi-threading, and caching techniques
Experience in Database architecture
Experience with data strategy with focus on platform strategy and development
Experience in DevOps


Preferred qualifications:


Hands on experience with Cassandra, Kafka or Elastic
Advanced degree in technology, engineering or physical sciences.
Healthcare industry experience preferably around provider data

Technology Careers with Optum: Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place 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.

Keywords: Java Spring Kafka Cassandra Database Architecture J2EE Big data Caching Streaming, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota


Job Title: Senior Principal Engineer (Sr. Director level)
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Optum Tech Prod Eng & Data Sol
Family: Technology
Telecommuter Position: No
Job Level: Director
Overtime Status: Exempt
Posted Date: 2/15/2019
City: Minnetonka
State: MN
Country: United States
Department: PEDS - Data Solutions

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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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