Aetna Sr Data Engineer in Wellesley, Massachusetts

Req ID: 45758BR

**Note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position


Aetnas Data Science Engineering Team is currently looking for an exceptional Sr. Data Engineer to play a pivotal role in our efforts to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come. This role will be actively involved in the design and development of Big Data products for key analytics engineering initiatives. The ideal candidate has 5+ years of technical experience in a programming language like JAVA or ETL/Data warehousing. Big data experience within the Hadoop ecosystem is a plus.

Fundamental Components:

Develops ETL (Extract / Transform / Load) processes and tools for real-time and offline analytic processing.

Collaborates with data science team to gain a deep understanding of their needs

Applies knowledge of Hadoop architecture and experience designing & optimizing queries to develop large scale data structures and pipelines to organize, collect and standardize data that helps generate insights and addresses reporting needs.

Uses strong programming skills in Python, Java, SQL or any of the major languages to build robust data pipelines and dynamic systems.

Builds data marts and data models to support Data Science and other internal customers.

Integrates data from a variety of sources, assuring that they adhere to data quality and accessibility standards.

Analyzes current information technology environments to identify and assess critical capabilities and recommend solutions.

Experiments with available tools and advises on new tools in order to determine optimal solution given the requirements dictated by the model/use case.


5 or more years of progressively complex related experience. Has strong knowledge of large scale search applications and building high volume data pipelines. Experience building data transformation and processing solutions. Knowledge in Hadoop architecture, HDFS commands and experience designing & optimizing queries against data in the HDFS environment.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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