Data Engineer - Telecommute

Company:
Location: Boston, MA 02212

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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

We are looking for a Data Engineer (Ops) to assist in the continued operation and development of our award-winning health analytics platform, which combines cutting-edge technology, data informatics services and cloud-based analytics tools. In this exciting role, you will collaborate with some of the smartest developers in the industry, designing and implementing solutions to some of the toughest information challenges facing health care today.

We are looking for talented, innovative, effective engineers who take pride in and ownership of their responsibilities, and who can confidently communicate and champion their ideas.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Meet the Data Engineering needs of the Optum Analytics Life Sciences business as part of the Life Science Data Factory team
  • Act as primary on-call operations resource for our cloud-based big-data workflows
  • Assist with data engineering development tasks, including: requirements analysis, design, development, and testing
  • Design and implement features in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
  • Design reusable workflows, components, frameworks and libraries
  • Design and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in STEM area
  • 1+ years of experience with SQL (can be academic experience; however, project related work needs to be clearly outlined in resume)
  • 1+ years of experience with Python (can be academic experience; however project related work needs to be clearly outlined in resume)
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with AWS
  • Telecommute is available for this role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Java
  • Scala
  • AWS Certification

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

*All Telecommuters 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.

Job Keywords: telecommuter, telecommute, remote, work from home, SQL, STEM, Linux, AWS

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