Transform health care and change the way consumers engage with technology. Sounds like a big challenge, right? Here, at Optum, you have the opportunity to achieve great things while you showcase your passion and technical expertise as a Big Data Developer. You'll be inspired by working alongside some of the most brilliant minds in technology who bring compassion, energy and focus to their work every day on a mission to change health care as we know it. Join us! Come share who you are and start doing your life's best work.(sm) As part of our OPI development team, you will be predominantly involved in the development and replatforming of our Business Intelligence solutions to Big Data. You'll stretch your skills and grow your careers as a primary contributor in designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting all types of applications consistent with the established specifications and business requirements in order to deliver business value. Primary Responsibilities:Research, evaluate, identify alternative approaches to support development needs Recommend, design and code efficient and effective solutions for challenging problems for medium to large work efforts of medium to high complexity Comply with standards and guidelines related to the design, construction, testing, and deployment activities within the Delivery Management environments 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 Act as a Project Development Lead with one or more developers matrixed for the completion of the project Provide technical over sight to multiple development initiatives Provide guidance and direction to less-seasoned staff Conduct technical trainings to broader technical audience Present and socialize business segment services and capabilities to senior leadership Evaluate and understand a variety of modeling and/or diagramming techniques, with the ability to create process flow diagrams and the ability read data flow and entity relationship models
Required Qualifications:2+ years of experience in Big Data coupled with 8 years overall IT experience 1+ years of experience in developing distributed computing systems applications with technologies such as: Hadoop, MapR, Hbase, Hive, Java/MapReduce, Pig, Kafka, and Sqoop 2+ years of experience troubleshooting performance issues / SQL tuning 1 + years of experience with shell scripting using Unix, PERL or Python 1+ years of experience with job schedulers such as Oozie or TWS Experience with database technologies such as Teradata, Oracle and DB2 Bachelor's degree (or higher) OR equivalent experiencePreferred Qualifications:Experience with J2EE & database applications Experience with Storm and / or Flume Experience with SQL Server and / or Netezza Experience with DataStageTechnology 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 Developer, development, Hadoop, Hive, Hbase, MapR, MapReduce, Pig, Kafka, Sqoop, Storm, Flume, Java, J2EE, SQL, Oozie, TWS, Teradata, Oracle, DB2, DataStage, business intelligence, shell scripting, PERL, Unix, Python, Optum, UHG, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, Eden Prairie
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.