At UnitedHealthcare, we’re simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Design, build, optimize, and manage modern large-scale data pipelines ETL/ELT processing to support data integration for analytics, machine learning features and predictive modelling
Consume data from a variety of sources (RDBMS, APIs, FTPs and other cloud storage) & formats (Excel, CSV, XML, JSON, Parquet, Unstructured)
Write advanced / complex SQL with performance tuning and optimization with large relational databases like DB2, Oracle, etc.
Identify ways to improve data reliability, data integrity, system efficiency and quality
Participate in architectural evolution of data engineering patterns, frameworks, systems, and platforms including defining best practices and standards for managing data collections and integration
Work with data scientists to deploy machine learning models to real-time analytics systems
Design and build data service APIs
Mentor other data engineers and provide significant technical direction by teaching other data engineers how to leverage cloud data platforms
Software engineering is the application of engineering to the design, development, implementation, testing and maintenance of software in a systematic method. The roles in this function will cover all primary development activity across all technology functions that ensure we deliver code with high quality for our applications, products and services and to understand customer needs and to develop product roadmaps.
These roles include, but are not limited to analysis, design, coding, engineering, testing, debugging, standards, methods, tools analysis, documentation, research and development, maintenance, new development, operations and delivery. With every role in the company, each position has a requirement for building quality into every output. This also includes evaluating new tools, new techniques, strategies; Automation of common tasks; build of common utilities to drive organizational efficiency with a passion around technology and solutions and influence of thought and leadership on future capabilities and opportunities to apply technology in new and innovative ways.
Generally work is self-directed and not prescribed
Works with less structured, more complex issues
Serves as a resource to others
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
7+ years of experience in DBMS platforms developing data warehouse applications
5+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java or Python
5+ years of experience in data engineering, data integration, data modeling, data architecture, and ETL/ELT processes to provide quality data and analytics solutions
5+ years of experience in SQL with designing complex data schemas and query performance optimization
2+ years of experience in Apache Spark (PySpark / Spark SQL)
Experience building large-scale software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
Excellent computer science and development fundamentals, including object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, and complexity analysis
Knowledge of professional software engineering and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build process, testing, and operations
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
Experience working with Identity Resolution software like LiveRamp, Pitney Bowes Group 1 and Trillium from Precisely
Experience working with large size data sets using Big Data Frameworks (i.e., Hadoop/EMR/Databricks/Spark/Hive etc.)
Experience using Regular Expression, Rest API, NoSQL, Kafka, CI/CD technology, Git
Experience with at least one of the following cloud platforms: (Azure, AWS or GCP)
Extensive knowledge of data architecture principles (e.g., Snowflake, Data Lake, Databricks Delta Lake, Data Warehousing, etc.)
Extensive knowledge of data modelling techniques including slowly changing dimensions, aggregation, partitioning and indexing strategies
Ability to independently troubleshoot and performance tune large scale enterprise systems
Excellent collaborator with experience working effectively with cross-functional teams such as leadership, product management and engineering, with a willingness to inspire other data engineers, data scientists and analysts
Solid communication skills with the ability to communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment
Careers at UnitedHealthcare M&R Underwriting & HCE. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time to do your life's best work.(sm)
*All employees working remotely 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.