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Data Science Engineer - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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752415 Data Science Engineer Telecommute

Data Science Engineer - Telecommute (752415)

Position Description

We're changing the way health care works for the better. That means consulting with our members, partnering with our physicians, and delivering drugs in the most efficient and effective way. Join us and start doing your life's best work. (sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Extract data from internal systems and work closely with the modeling teams to prepare data for analysis
  • Assist with further processing of the data to aid data scientists during the development process
  • Translate business requirements into analytic implementation code for use within internal systems and models
  • Develop reports and analysis to inform management on model performance, and/or tools to facilitate understanding of model results
  • Model/Analytics Implementation. Deploy and maintain model performance monitoring processes. Follow standard SDLC processes and agile Scrum program management principles. Become one of the Data science/Predictive Analytics team experts on internal servers and databases
  • Be a positive team player, comfortable working in a team environment setting for project deliverables and delivering High quality results as well meeting project deadlines
  • Develop and/or maintain a library of commonly used macros/modules and programs for data extraction, transformations, analytic model scoring execution, monitoring and performances etc.
  • Support existing Analytics processing in a tier-production environment prioritizing SLA returns for claims processing of Statistical Models

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Data Science, (bio) statistics, applied statistics, applied mathematics, economics, or similar quantitative fields of study
  • 5+ years of program development and production deployment experience
  • 2+ years of software development experience with R and/or Python in a Linux environment 
  • 3+ years of program development and production deployment experience with SQL, PL/SQL for Oracle or SQL Server
  • Knowledge and process experience using SDLC for analytics implementations and support for predictive analytics models
  • Microsoft Office Products experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Data Science, (bio) statistics, applied statistics, applied mathematics, economics, or similar quantitative fields of study
  • 2 years of program development and production deployment in SAS (Unix), SAS EG & SAS Tools
  • 2+ years predictive modeling/Machine learning implementation experience in R, Python using Hadoop, Oracle 11g/12c and MS SQL Server 2016/2017
  • 1+ years of software development experience with Spark, Hadoop, HBASE, HIVE or H20
  • Claim Data Analytics Integration with SAS/R/Python or other relevant ETL development experience
  • Development experience in Data sourcing from Netezza, Teradata or Hadoop clusters
  • Agile Project Management experiences on Analytic development and deployment
  • XML domain knowledge
  • Knowledge of ICD-10 coding of Medical claims
  • Agile methodology analytics development experience

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)

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 Keywords: R. Python, SAS, Linux, SDLC, SQL, Deployment, Spark, Hadoop, HIVE, H20, Netezza, telecommute

Job Details

  • Contest Number752415
  • Job TitleData Science Engineer - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyPharmaceutical Research
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, 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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