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UnitedHealth Group

Data Scientist - Noida, UP (112155585)


Data Analyst



Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

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)

This position has responsibility of development, improvements and maintenance on azure platform, it requires resource to work on business requirement and follow Optum Coding standards and work on new projects in Python, Databricks, Synapse, SAS, SQL and Power BI. Developer responsibilities include writing and testing programs and integrating .net applications with third-party web services. To be successful in this role, you should have experience using server-side logic and work well in a team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works with minimal guidance or on routine issues/activities
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management
  • Demonstrates an “automation first” mentality that improves quality and efficiency
  • Strong analytics skills related to working with unstructured datasets
  • Develops understanding of cost, complexity, and capability tradeoffs in underlying architectures
  • Develops awareness of upstream and downstream system interactions and dependencies
  • Instruments features delivered using team- and/or product-standard monitoring and diagnostic frameworks
  • Reuses and or develops for reuse code algorithms, or data structures to address common needs
  • Actively follows industry trends in technology, tools, and components, sharing finds with team members
  • Participates in Agile and CI-CD practices, takes ownership of some processes or practices for team
  • Be aware of the operational characteristics (e.g., security, performance, scalability, manageability) of solutions and is accountable for supporting those requirements in contributed code
  • Contributes to increasing team understanding of user perspective and values while advocating for user needs
  • Understands what creates business or market impact and how design and delivery activities are related to that impact
  • Participates in development of prototypes (mockups, models, simulations, functional capabilities) to support user engagement, interaction, and feedback
  • Contributes to the identification/prioritization of solution through analysis and discussions
  • Understands regulatory environment, sales and digital experience, and channel
  • Designs solutions within a single channel
  • Identify possible solutions and pros and cons to each
  • Ability to use data driven approaches to solve problems
  • Adheres to quality control guidelines & practices
  • Tracks, identifies, and promptly reports issues that may affect solution quality and bring forward improvement recommendations
  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experiences on Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks, Azure Synapse, Python, SQL Server, and Power BI
  • Experience with Azure: Azure Data Factory, Azure synapse, Databricks
  • Experience on Python scripting, Spark SQL & PySpark
  • Experience with relational databases: SQL & SAS
  • Experience in manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large datasets.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Good expertise in Data warehousing
  • Knowledge in Azure Storage services (ADLS, Storage Accounts)
  • Knowledge on GitHub Integration with Azure Devops
  • Knowledge of technologies & understands the technologies used by an engineering team.
  • Knowledgeable about current security controls
  • Skills: Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Synapse, Azure Databricks, Python, Spark SQL & SQL

Preferred Qualification:

  • SAS, Power BI

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