WellMed Medical Management

Senior Data Engineer - Telecommute

Job description

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

The position works closely with business stakeholders and other IT teams and resources to design, analyze, develop, test, document and maintain structured data models in support of Data Science activities. It will leverage key development, database, reporting, analytic, and data science skills across a diverse and multi-faceted application landscape.

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

Primary Responsibilities
  • Define and build enterprise-wide standard big data models
  • Serve as lead data modeler for all data science activities across a spectrum of business units
  • Create hierarchies, aggregations, partitions, etc. in efforts to develop an efficient data landscape
  • Assist in development of data pipelines from on-prem systems to both on-prem systems and cloud-based repositories
  • Assist in development of cloud-based data lake for data science use
  • Support operation and maintenance activities for various software applications that require clear data structures
  • Leverage data science techniques to optimize data flow and resource utilization
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders, both internal to IT and business users to achieve business outcomes
  • Develop and implement scripts to maintain, monitor, and complete performance testing of data models
  • Create and document functional and technical specifications
  • Engineer solutions to reduce waste across IT systems
  • Maintain Hadoop/Spark clusters for data science usage, including data transfer, load, refresh, troubleshooting, resource management, and library/framework installation and configuration
  • Assist in development and implementation of periodic architectural changes as necessitated by the business case
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 in Computer Science, Data Analytics, Software Engineering, Mathematics, or similar discipline
  • 10+ years of SQL development and usage
  • 5+ years of experience building SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages)
  • 5+ years of experience using Python, Hive and/or Pig
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure
  • Experience working in Hadoop/Spark environments to include HDFS, YARN, and PySpark familiarity
  • Experience with Unix/Linux administration - user management, system and service configuration, task automation, security management, etc.
  • Clear understanding of quality principles as it pertains to optimal performance, impact, and user experience
  • Advanced knowledge of T-SQL and development of high-performing queries
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree or higher education in one of the above discipline
  • Experience with healthcare data, specifically medical claims, pharmacy claims, lab claims, supplemental healthcare data
  • Experience in a Medicare Advantage (MA) environment
  • Experience with R, C#, and/or Java
  • Experience using supervised and unsupervised learning methods to derive practical analytic insights
  • PySpark and Jupiter notebook experience
  • Knowledge of Tableau, PowerBI, and/or SSRS
  • Knowledge of predictive modeling techniques, including regression (linear and logarithmic), classification methods, clustering, neural network development, etc.
  • Effective communicator with all levels of management
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities with particular attention to accuracy and detail
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task in high-volume workload situations
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 with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
  • 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.

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