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Sr Data Engineer - Remote - 2214520

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group

Data Science
De Pere, WI, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

The Sr. Data Engineer is responsible for the management and manipulation of mostly structured data, with a focus on building business intelligence tools, conducting analysis to distinguish patterns and recognize trends, performing normalization operations and assuring data quality. Responsibilities in this function could include creating specifications to bring data into a common structure, creating product specifications and models, developing data solutions to support analyses, performing analysis, interpreting results, developing actionable insights and presenting recommendations for use across the company. Analysts will partner with stakeholders to understand data requirements and develop tools and models such as segmentation, dashboards, data visualizations, decision aids and business case analysis to support the organization. Other roles involved could include producing and managing the delivery of activity and value analytics to external stakeholders and clients. Team members will typically use business intelligence, data visualization, query, analytic and statistical software to build solutions, perform analysis and interpret data. Positions in this function work on predominately descriptive and regression-based analytics and tend to leverage subject matter expert views in the design of their analytics and algorithms.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build complex analytic applications using python that utilizes a spark distributed engine
  • Interact and consume internal and cloud APIs
  • Build new scalable and faulty tolerant applications on Kubernetes
  • Modernize existing processes for continuous delivery and DevOps within a well-established team
  • Work to empower our customers through design and building of end user self-service features
  • Work with large amounts of data – GB/TB
  • Collaborate with product owners, business analysts, and infrastructure engineers to deliver against an agile roadmap of analytics initiatives
  • Optimize performance and scalability of analytics on modern platforms including Kubernetes and Azure public cloud
  • Build skills in reliability engineering, deployment planning, fault tolerant architecture, and test automation frameworks
  • Ensuring compliance with data governance and security policies

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years professional experience with SQL programming in relational databases
  • 3+ years professional experience with data programming in Python
  • 1+ years professional experience with Snowflake
  • 1+ years professional experience with data programming in Spark or PySpark
  • 1+ years professional experience working with GitHub
  • 1+ years of exposure with cloud technologies (ideally MS Azure)
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Azure certification
  • CI/CD experience, such as Jenkins, Azure DevOps and/or GitHub Actions
  • Experience with Docker, Databricks, and/or Kubernetes
  • Experience with dashboarding tools, such and PowerBI and/or Tableau
  • Experience with web technologies such as JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with Airflow
  • Experience with creating and consuming REST APIs

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for this role is $88,000 to $173,200 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

Application Deadline: This will be posted for a minimum of 2 business days or until a sufficient candidate pool has been collected. Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes – an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.