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Senior Data Engineer – Multiple Locations

UnitedHealth Group

Franklin, TN
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748747 Senior Data Engineer Franklin TN

Senior Data Engineer – Multiple Locations (748747)

Position Description

The health solutions marketplace is hungry for new ideas, innovative products and software that drives elevated performance for the business and the customer. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is feeding incredible solutions to that marketplace everyday by bringing out the best in our software engineering teams. We serve customers across the health system. Not only do we have more of them every day, we also have more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere. We’re out to change the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. If you’re in, you’ll be challenged like never before. It’s time to join this history making.
The complexity of this role can be challenging. We deal with huge amounts of data across our entire enterprise. Everything you work on will have implications that impact others. We’ll provide the most up-to-date technology, but you’ll need to provide creativity, critical thinking and clarity on an everyday basis.
The Senior Data Engineer will work on a distributed data platform on Azure Cloud, utilizing NiFi, Hadoop, Spark, and Hive, building secure API’s in an Agile environment. This role will be working autonomously in a Scrum team.
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Writing and performance tuning algorithms in Java and / or Scala
  • Creating custom Java processors for NiFi
  • Building out secure API’s on an Apache stack
Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of Java or Scala  development experience
  • 2+ years of experience with complex shell scripting using Unix & Python
  • 2+ years of experience utilizing Hadoop
  • 1+ years of experience with Azure Cloud
  • Previous experience in a DevOps / Agile environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building NiFi custom processors
  • Experience balancing Hadoop clusters (Zookeeper, Yarn)
  • Working with IaC 
  • Experience building REST APIs
  • Test Automation / TDD experience
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Healthcare domain background

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: senior data engineer, software engineering, Java, Scala, DevOps, Agile, Azure, Cloud, NiFi, APIs, Apache, Hadoop, IaC, IaaS, shell scripting, Unix scripting, Python scripting, REST, automation, TDD, Healthcare, health care, Optum, Franklin, TN, Tennessee, Atlanta, GA, Georgia

Job Details

  • Contest Number748747
  • Job TitleSenior Data Engineer – Multiple Locations
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Franklin, TN
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsIrving, TX
    San Diego, CA
    Atlanta, GA

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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