Big Data Hadoop Developer

Company Name: United Health Group
Location: Cypress, CA
Date Posted: 15th Dec, 2016

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Design, implement and maintain .Net application within all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Develop, test, implement and maintain application software working with established processes
  • Communicate effectively with other engineers and QA
  • Establish, refine and integrate development and test environment tools and software as needed
  • Identify production and non-production application issues
  • Identify opportunities to fine-tune and optimize applications of .Net developed projects
  • Provide technical support and consultation for .Net application and infrastructure questions
  • Serve as a mentor to less experienced Developers
  • Primary contributor in designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting all types of applications consistent with established specifications and business requirements to deliver business value. Identify and design most efficient and cost effective solution through research and evaluation of alternatives
  • Participate in Design reviews, Test Case reviews, and Production Support readiness reviews for new releases, provide inputs for Go/No Go decision
  • Provides team leadership in areas of specific technical knowledge that is frequently sought out by others with significant experience in a single, complex development environment or across multiple platforms
  • Assist Service Manager and Service Director in providing management status reports on daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Ensure that all documentation has been updated and that work product meets UDP / SOX compliance requirements
  • Conduct or facilitate root cause analysis on all in-scope incidents and recommend a corrective action plan
  • Assist in Providing estimates on break/fix, and problem-management activities
  • Identify application performance improvement initiatives and implement the same in consultation with the Service Manager
  • Independent communication with business partners to resolve issues and negotiate project related items such as priorities and completion deadlines
  • Document suggestions for continuous process improvements for both OM and development activities
  • Provide timely updates on tasks to reporting supervisor
  • Adherence to the defined delivery process/guidelines (SLA Compliance etc)
  • Adherence to the defined OM delivery process/guidelines (SLA Compliance etc)



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) or High School Diploma/GED with 5+ years experience in the IT Industry
  • 2+ years of experience with Big data Hadoop, HIVE, HIVE QL
  • 2+ years of experience in full Software Development Life Cycle
  • 2+ years of experience batch processing or similar
  • Willing to take On-call responsibilities 24x7x365

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with Tivoli Workload Scheduler or similar
  • Experience with UNIX and shell scripting
  • Experienced in handling a team size of 5 - 10 members

Soft Skills:

  • Developing and maintaining standards, common processes and best practices
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills working across multiple geographies, business functions and teams