Big Data Analyst - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

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

Primary Responsibilities:

Design, code, test, document, and maintain high-quality and scalable Big Data solutions
Research, evaluate, and deploy new tools, frameworks and patterns to build sustainable Big Data platform
Identify gaps and opportunities for improvement of existing solutions
Define and develop APIs for integration with various data sources in the enterprise
Analyze and define customer requirements
Assist in defining product technical architecture
Make accurate development effort estimates to assist management in project and resource planning
Create prototypes, proof-of-concepts & design and code reviews
Collaborate with management, quality assurance, architecture, and other development teams
Write technical documentation and participate in production support
Keep skills up to date through ongoing self-directed trainingThe ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can learn things quickly who is enthusiastic, active, and eager to learn.

Required qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a technical field, or equivalent experience
9+ years of hands-on Software Development experience
4+ years of experience in Hadoop, MapReduce, HDFS, Spark
7+ years of development experience with (Java or Scala), and XML and Web Services
2+ years of experience in Kafka, streaming, NoSQL databases (Cassandra/Hbase preferred), Docker, Kubernetes
5+ years of previous relational database experience
Thorough understanding of service oriented architecture (SOA) concepts
Experience in infrastructure services on at least one major cloud platform(Azure preferred)
Experience with Agile/SCRUM methodology/best practices
Experience and successful track-record of learning new tools and technologies and leveraging these on integration and implementation projects Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree in a technical field
Healthcare industry experience
Formal training and/or certification in any of the above-mentioned tools and technologies
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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.

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Job Title: Big Data Analyst - Telecommute
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: OI Business Operations
Family: Analytics
Telecommuter Position: Yes
Job Level: Director
Overtime Status: Exempt
Posted Date: 1/9/2019
City: Schaumburg
State: IL
Country: United States
Department: Optum Enterprise Analytics
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