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Big Data Applications Developer - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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755315 Big Data Applications Developer Minnetonka MN

Big Data Applications Developer - Minnetonka, MN (755315)

Position Description

Energize your career with one of Healthcare’s fastest growing companies.  


You dream of a great career with a great company – where you can make an impact and help people.  We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this.  And with the incredible growth of our business, it’s a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world’s leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives.  We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.


This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum – a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 6 leader.


Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.

We are currently seeking an experienced Big Data Applications Developer. The position will directly support the development and maintenance of reporting applications and or ad-hoc data requests for UHC Businesses in alignment with Enterprise Data Strategy. Join our specialized IT team of problem solvers and doers.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Create, Configure, Implement, Optimize, Document, and / or Maintain: Custom Talend / Java jobs to ingest, enrich and distribute data in a MapR Hadoop ecosystem, File, source and record level data quality checks, Logging and Error Handling, Job & workflow scheduling, Unix scripts, Hive Tables and Views, Role-Based security across all data storage locations, including file, table, row and column level security, Hadoop-Map R Folder, Processing and Storage Components
  • Compare data across data storage locations: from files, to Hive, to traditional relational databases
  • Work as technical leader on an agile team, including supporting story creation and maintenance, create right-sized technical documentation, maintain rally and support scrum and project meetings and status reporting
  • Leverage existing frameworks and standards, while contributing ideas to or resolving issues with current framework owners. Where no framework or pattern exists - create them
  • Work within an Agile environment moving as many deliverables forward and mitigate impact of blocking issues
  • Professionally influence and negotiate with other technical leaders to arrive and implement the most optimum solution considering standards and project constraints
  • Mentor junior and other team members in all related Big Data technologies
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher)
  • 5+ years of experience communicating with senior level business leaders and stakeholders
  • 2+ years of experience with Hadoop
  • 5+ years of successive management experience with a focus on reporting and analytics and / or management of global teams
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Six Sigma Process Improvement experience
  • Operations functions experience
  • Healthcare Industry experience
  • Project and / or Program Management experience
  • Experience with other Business Intelligence Tools like Tableau or SAS
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.

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: UHG, Healthcare, UnitedHealth, Big Data, Minnetonka, MN, Hadoop

Job Details

  • Contest Number755315
  • Job TitleBig Data Applications Developer - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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