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Senior Big Data DevOps Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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738000 Senior Big Data DevOps Engineer Eden Prairie MN

Senior Big Data DevOps Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN (738000)

Position Description

There's no better time to bring your software engineering career to the health care industry.
You take pride in designing and developing solutions. And not just any solutions - solutions that are scalable and can be used in the marketplace to make an impact on the lives of millions. At Optum, you can bring your passion for innovation to an Agile environment where some of the smartest people you'll ever work with are working together to help make the health care system work better for everyone. When you join us as a Senior Software Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your technical expertise, making historic transformation in health care and changing the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. You will be challenged with delivering high quality software products to impact the health care industry for the better. Here, you'll work at a pace you didn't know you had in you, your performance will be rewarded and, at the end of the day, you'll know you're doing your life's best work.(sm)
We are looking for someone that can mature the DevOps mindset within the agile teams using techniques such as Acceptance Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery to provide quality products with seamless integration across Development, Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, Operations, and Release Management roles.
In this role the ideal candidate will develop source code and tooling to aid in the development and operations of Big Data environments (DevOps). This includes dealing with performance, compliance, business continuity and disaster recovery.
Watch this video to learn more about Optum Technology Careers
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, design, development and testing of CI/CD pipelines
  • Design and implement product features in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
  • Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries
  • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
  • Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks through Sprints
  • Design and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business
  • Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
  • Mentor and guide other DevOps engineers within the team
  • Configuration and deployment automation (with tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation, etc.)
Required Qualifications:
  • 3+ years IT Infrastructure management and support (DevOps) experience mainly in a UNIX / Linux environment
  • Experience with at least 1 scripting language such as Perl, Python or PowerShell
  • Experience troubleshooting complex infrastructure problems in an enterprise environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of network theory, such as different protocols (TCP / IP, UDP, ICMP, etc.), MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, and load balancing)
  • Experience using Jenkins, Drone, Ansible, Chef, Puppet or another tool to build CI/CD pipelines and/or other automation
  • Experience implementing monitoring and alerting solutions for production applications
  • Familiarity with Agile processes (Kanban, SCRUM, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on Big Data solutions
  • Experience in the healthcare industry
  • Professional experience in cloud application development
  • BS degree; engineering/quantitative field
  • Using and maintaining version control systems (Git, SVN, etc.)
  • Experience with Docker

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: DevOps, Unix, Linux, Perl, Python, PowerShell, Jenkins, Drone, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, CI/CD, Agile, Kanban, SCRUM, Network theory, Big Data, healthcare, cloud application development, Git, SVN, Docker, Minnesota, Eden Prairie, MN


Job Details

  • Contest Number738000
  • Job TitleSenior Big Data DevOps Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • 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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