UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
Positions in this function are involved in the development, communication and implementation of the organization's technology architecture and applications plan, including the components required to support it and in the integration of corporate and business architectures and applications. Responsible for coordinating, administering and supporting activities related to data planning, data recovery and development and related projects.
As a Principal Engineer within the Big Data engineering team of about 70+ engineers, you will be accountable for driving Design and development of data driven applications. We are building brand new, data-intensive software products that are focused on bringing the healthcare data together. These products are mostly analytical in nature and we use advanced technologies in big data space to provide a cutting-edge solution to solve business opportunities.
Performing all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, and code development and testing
Designing and implementing product features in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
Design, develop and test reusable frameworks, libraries and Java components
Working very closely with Architecture group and driving technical solutions
Be innovative in solution design and development to meet the needs of the business
Address the performance issues and design the solutions to meet low latency needs
Use Big data technologies to enrich and transform data and do data analytics, machine learning
Lead technology decisions, drive product implementation and delivery
Support the implementation and drive it to stable state in production
Provide alternate design solutions along with project estimates
Reviewing code and providing feedback relative to best practices, improving performance etc.
Troubleshooting production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as required
Demonstrate substantial depth of knowledge and experience in a specific area of Big Data and Java development
Drive the team and collaborate to meet project timelines
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field
- 7+ years software engineering experience
- 5+ years hands-on expertise with Java, Unix, and SQL
- 3+ years hands-on expertise with Big Data technologies: Spark, Kafka, HDFS, Canonical Models
- 2+ years hands on expertise with Java Applications programs, and frameworks
- Agile scrum experience
- Clear and concise communication, able to articulate clearly with Tech and Business teams
- Experience in Healthcare
- Knowledge in Big Data Technologies including R, Python
- Experience with application security, Git, Dockers, CI/CD tools, cabernets and practices
- Elastic search experience
- Strong experience with enterprise application architecture and enterprise integration patterns
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.
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