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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

Information Technology

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Big Data Engineer – Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/12/2018

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 the marketplace every day 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.
 
Watch this video to learn more about Optum Technology Careers
 
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing
  • 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
  • Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as required
  • Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team
  • Demonstrate collaborative skills working within a project team of diverse skills
  • Bring strong communication skills including oral, written and presentation skills plus creativity, and problem solving skills to a challenging environment

Required Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of experience in large development initiatives
  • 4+ years of experience in developing high volume Java JEE/.NET & database applications
  • 2+ years of experience with complex shell scripting using Unix & Python
  • 1+ years of experience in developing distributed computing systems applications using Hadoop, Hbase, Hive, Java/MapReduce, Spark, Scala, Storm, Kafka, Flume, Sqoop and / or Pig
  • 1+ years of Agile experience
  • 6 months cloud experience (AWS, Azure, Containers, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in troubleshooting performance issues
  • Experience with multiple file structures and programming languages
  • Thorough understanding of technological infrastructure and how it relates to projects
  • Experience working in a DevOps model using Agile
  • Experience with CI/CD with Jenkins pipelines, OpenShift, Gradle, GitHub and Docker
  • Any experience building RESTful APIs
  • Test Automation 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: Big Data, software engineering, Engineer, Java JEE, .NET, Unix , Python, shell scripting, Hadoop, Hbase, Hive, Java/MapReduce, Spark, Scala, Storm, Kafka, Flume, Sqoop, Pig. API, Agile, DevOps, CICD, Jenkins pipelines, OpenShift, Gradle, GitHub, Docker, Restful API, AWS, Test Automation, Optum, healthcare, Eden Prairie, MN, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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