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Big Data Developer - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Minnetonka, MN
Date:
02/16/2018
2018-02-162018-03-17
Job Code:
747867
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747867 Big Data Developer Telecommute

Big Data Developer - Telecommute (747867)

Position Description

Transform health care and change the way consumers engage with technology.

Sounds like a big challenge, right? Here, at Optum, you have the opportunity to achieve great things while you showcase your passion and technical expertise as a Big Data Developer. You'll be inspired by working alongside some of the most brilliant minds in technology who bring compassion, energy and focus to their work every day on a mission to change health care as we know it. Join us! Come share who you are and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

As part of our development team, you will predominantly be involved in building business solutions by creating new and modifying existing software applications. You'll stretch your skills and grow your careers as a primary contributor in designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting all types of applications consistent with the established specifications and business requirements in order to deliver business value.

 

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

 

 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop innovative data management and analytic solutions to meet client requirements on a Big Data platform
  • Lead large, complex projects to achieve key business objectives
  • Translate highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences
  • Perform complex data analysis to support research requests by the client
  • Follow quality assurance guidelines including the documentation, review and approval of all project related artifacts
  • Troubleshoot client and operational issues quickly and comprehensively
  • Lead analytic development projects of varying complexity
  • Design, develop, document and architect Hadoop applications
  • Develop MapReduce coding that works seamlessly on Hadoop clusters
  • Seamlessly convert hard-to-grasp technical requirements into outstanding designs
Required Qualifications: 
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years working on a Big Data environment
  • Knowledge of data loading tools like Flume, Sqoop
  • 3+ years Data analysis experience
  • 2+ years Oracle database experience
  • 2+ years Testing/Writing data analytics or business intelligence reports
  • Knowledge and experience with Big Data concepts and common components including Hadoop, Spark and multiple languages (Java, Scala, Python, R)
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or Data Science
  • Healthcare data analytics experience (Financial and Metrics based reporting)
  • IT technical writing skills

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

 

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.


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 Details

  • Contest Number747867
  • Job TitleBig Data Developer - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • 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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