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Senior Data Engineer - HCE - Remote


Senior Network Engineer


Austin, Texas, United States

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Join Optum HealthCare Economics (HCE) team as a Senior Data Engineer where you will utilize your technical, analytical, and reporting skills to cater to the fast-changing needs of the business across the globe and contribute positively towards organization's corporate vision, mission & goal and hone technical knowledge, experience on continuous basis to take up challenging roles and responsibilities.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the HCE onshore and offshore teams through development and presentation of reporting and analytics using a variety of data sources and serve as analytics consultant for different level projects.
  • Support complex analytic projects leveraging data from multiple sources
  • Leverage analytical expertise: data analysis, data manipulation, data extraction
  • Work with HCE team on continued expansion of data infrastructure needs, research, updates, and developments
  • Develop and support end to end ETL process utilizing Databricks and other tools
  • Help team formulate strategy to move to cloud technologies

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:

  • 4+ years of experience as a Data Engineer in SDLC
  • 3+ years of experience programming in SQL writing Stored Procedures and query performance optimization
  • 2+ years of experience designing and developing ETL Architecture using tools such as Azure Databricks/Apache Spark with development expertise on batch and real time data integration
  • 1+ years of experience with Cloud Databases specifically Snowflake
  • Experience in programming with Python, PySpark or similar language
  • Demonstrated facilitation, critical thinking, problem solving, decision making and analytical experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • Experience with Orchestration tools, Azure DevOps and GitHub
  • US Healthcare experience

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $85,000 to $167,300. 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 employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.