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Senior Big Data Applications Developer - MN or NJ

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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735751 Senior Big Data Applications Developer MN or NJ

Senior Big Data Applications Developer - MN or NJ (735751)

Position Description

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.(sm)



The Senior Big Data Applications Developer will develop and support Big Data and Elastic search production applications suite and ensure applications and the data are available to the business per agreed service levels and business outcomes. It is a technical engineer role responsible for hardening the systems and implementing requirements through DevOps principles to ensure resiliency and stability. Additionally, responsible for resolving production application issues, monitoring, operational readiness of new applications, performance tuning and ongoing maintenance of production applications.



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and support assigned systems and/or projects through in-depth knowledge of the technology and business
  • Drive stability and resiliency by hardening the system and implementing application requirements through DevOps principles to ensure applications and data available to the business per agreed service levels and business outcomes
  • Drive operational readiness of applications
  • Build system resiliency through automation as well as auto-detect and correct capabilities
  • Work closely with Engineers/SME’s/other teams to discuss & understand issues and to provide solutions to meet business and technical requirements
  • Utilize outstanding analytical and diagnostic skills when dealing with complex issues
  • Recover production issues in timely manner and implement problem fix to mitigate / prevent business impact
  • Be responsible for day-to-day monitoring and troubleshooting of application (batch jobs) and performance issues in our Hadoop and Elastic search clusters
  • Resolve Incidents, Problems, and Service Requests and join high priority issue recovery conference calls actively
  • Clearly and concisely document procedures and processes


Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of full Software development life cycle experience
  • Big Data/Hadoop application design, development and operational support
  • 3+ years of experience in Map Reduce, Spark, Scala, PIG, SQOOP and HIVE
  • Experience in Elasticsearch 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Java Spring framework and RESTful API
  • Knowledge in batch job scheduling (Tivoli Workload Services – TWS, etc.)
  • Experience in supporting complex production systems
  • Service availability and performance monitoring experience

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.
Job Keywords: Big Data, Applications Developer, Software, Development, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Basking Ridge, NJ, New Jersey

Job Details

  • Contest Number735751
  • Job TitleSenior Big Data Applications Developer - MN or NJ
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsBasking Ridge, NJ

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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