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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Data Engineer - Spark - Hyderabad, TG (111760831)


Senior Network Engineer



Hyderabad, Telangana, 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)

At Optum Technology, our passion for health care and technology empowers us and our partners to tackle real-world health problems. By applying our deep knowledge of an incredibly complex system, we identify and solve tough challenges without adding complexity. We are dedicated to harnessing the pace of innovation and applying our expertise to propel significant breakthroughs in health care technology.

Our team includes more than 30,000 technologists, 580+ distinguished and principal engineers and 2,600 talent development program (TDP) team members.
Together, we work worldwide to manage health data for over 362 million consumers and provide health and information services to 1 in 5 Americans. #OPTUMTechnology #OPTUMRX

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Involved in creating proper technical documentation in the work assignments
  • Ensures that all the standard requirements have been met and is involved in performing the technical analysis
  • Assisting the project manager by compiling information from the current systems, analyzing the program requirements, and ensuring that it meets the specified time requirements
  • Resolves moderate problems associated with the designed programs and provides technical guidance on complex programming
  • 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
  • 4 - 7 years of experience in database architecture, engineering, design, optimization, security, and administration; as well as data modeling, big data development, Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) development, storage engineering, data warehousing, data provisioning
  • Experience in RDBMS like Oracle, SQL Server, Netezza, DB2 etc.
  • Good hands-on experience in Abinito and Netezza
  • Good knowledge in Unix and shell scripting.
  • Knowledge in Azure, Spark (Scala/Python), DevOps
  • Good understanding of Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) Architecture
  • Good understanding of Data Architecture
  • Understanding of the business needs and designs programs and systems that match the complex business requirements and records all the specifications that are involved in the development and coding process
  • Understanding of QA and testing automation process
  • Ability to participate in agile development projects for batch and real time data ingestion
  • Ability to work with business and peers to define, estimate, and deliver functionality

Preferred Qualification:

  • Knowledge in Azure, Spark (Scala/Python), DevOps, Big Data
  • Knowledge in AbInitio, Agile, Automation, Big Data, DevOps, Python, - Scala/Pyspark programming, Azure, HDFS, Hive, Python
  • Understanding and knowledge of Agile

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)