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Senior Data Engineer

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Company: UnitedHealth Group
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-09-18
Job specializations:
  • IT/Tech
    Data Mining, Data Warehousing, Database Engineering
  • Software Development
    Python
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position: Senior Data Engineer - Dublin

Position Description

Here at Optum, part of United Health Group we'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Do you want to impact decisions to help people live healthier lives? Are you an innovative Data Engineer who thrives on developing new solutions to solve tough challenges?

We want to achieve more in our mission of health care, and so we have to be really smart about the business of health care. At Optum, we're changing the landscape of our industry. You will put your Data Engineering skills to work as you empower business partners and team members improve healthcare delivery. You will research cutting edge big data tools, and design innovative solutions to solve business problems that only a Data Engineer can.

You will be part of newly formed team in our Dublin office that is focused on developing a new, cutting-edge big-data analytic platform and that will support advanced machine learning models to improve health outcomes for our members. You will be responsible for the integration of multiple complex data sources into our data platform with a mix of different platforms (i.e. Kubernetes, Hadoop) and various data applications (i.e. Spark, Hive, HBase, Airflow, etc..). You will be an important member of a team focused on innovation; developing proofs of concepts that leverage data in new and exciting ways to support our Medicare STARs program.

You'll be in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people live healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. And we need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel that mission.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and build data pipelines (mostly in Spark) to process terabytes of data
  • Orchestrate in Airflow the data tasks to run on Kubernetes/Hadoop for the ingestion, processing and cleaning of data.
  • Create Docker images for various applications and deploy them on Kubernetes
  • Design and build best in class processes to clean and standardize data.
  • Troubleshoot production issues in our Elastic Environment
  • Tuning and optimizing data processes
  • Work on Proof of Concepts for Big Data and Data Science
  • Modelling of big volume datasets to maximize performance for our BI & Data Science Team
  • Create real-time analytics pipelines using Kafka / Spark Streaming
  • Required Qualifications:

  • Computer Science bachelor degree or similar
  • Hands on experience on the following technologies: Demonstrated experience developing processes in Spark Significant experience writing complex SQL queries Considerable experience building ETL/data pipelines Exposure to Kubernetes and Linux containers (i.e. Docker) for at least 1 year Related/complementary open source software platforms and languages (e.g. Scala, Python, Java, Linux)
  • Exposure to the following technologies: Airflow Hive /HBase / Presto Jenkins / Travis Kafka Cloud technologies: Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure
  • Previous experience with Relational Databases (RDBMS) & Non- Relational Database
  • Analytical and problem-solving experience applied to a Big Data environment and Distributed Processing
  • Experience working in projects with agile/scrum methodologies
  • Exposure to DevOps methodology
  • Data warehousing principles, architecture and its implementation in large environments
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Autonomous
  • Negotiation and Influencing Skills
  • Please note you must currently be eligible to work and remain indefinitely without any restrictions in the country to which you are making an application. Proof will be required to support your application.

    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.

    Job Keywords: Senior Data Engineer, Dublin, Ireland, IR

    Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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