Hadoop Developer

Company Name: United Health Group
Location: Richardson, Texas
Date Posted: 14th Apr, 2017

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Deploy and manage business technology solutions and applications, analytical technology solutions
  • Consult with internal customer teams
  • Manage technology solutions portfolios, and identifying new technology approaches to solve business problems with a strong focus on leveraging enterprise data in our Hadoop data lake and compare facilities
  • Enable analytics partners to investigate, research, and analyze transactional data
  • Combine their technical expertise with the ability to architect, deploy, and oversee integrated analytics/business technology solutions
  • Contribute to the building and management of the analytics infrastructure for the Advanced Research & Analytics (ARA) team
  • Manage internal engagements, meeting project and deliverable timelines, ensuring the accurate and timely completion of deliverables
  • Work with Analytics Directors on staffing needs, strategic technology trend identification, monitoring project progress and completion, issue resolution and technical solutions related to data, data flow and advising on algorithm deployment
  • Deploy and oversee end-to-end analytics and data technology capabilities
  • Manage big data infrastructure including data processes; acquisition, storage, transformation, and analysis
  • Establish technology strategies, team direction, resolve problems and provide guidance to members of own team
  • Adapt departmental plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges
  • Make product, service or process decisions likely to impact multiple groups of employees and/or customers (internal or external)
  • Collaborate with analytics practitioners, business analysts and methodologists to design and oversee the development of working prototypes of technical solutions
  • Facilitating the creation of complex statistical statements on healthcare data that measures various aspects of healthcare services, consumer episodes, and operational events
  • Prioritize and manage an analysis plan and several technical work streams in support of UHC initiatives and programs

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Healthcare Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics, Theoretical Physics, Quantitative Social Sciences, Actuarial Science
  • 2+ years in enterprise architecture or data warehousing or business intelligence or software development
  • Proficiency in at least two programing language with demonstrated experience developing technical solutions: Java, SQL or Unix
  • Experience on Hadoop Development
  • Demonstrated time management and project management skills
  • Ability to navigate and drive results in a matrix environment
  • Ability to document and communicate complex technical concepts
  • Competency to convert research requirements to analytical specifications
  • Able to recognize technical and analytical problems and solution with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of technology, research or problem solving experience
  • Knowledge of Big Data platforms
  • Previous experience with Teradata, Netezza, Greenplum, Aster Data, Vertica, Hadoop
  • Experience with statistical software integration (e.g., SAS , SPSS, or R)
  • Familiarity with visualization capabilities such as D3.JS and Tableau (and Tableau server)
  • Knowledge of NoSQL platforms (e.g., MongoDB, Couchbase, MarkLogic etc.)
  • Experience with healthcare data, specifically in Medicare and Medicaid analytics, provider and consumer analytics, and Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (FWA) analytics
  • Experience with app development, analytical infrastructure development, and business solution consulting experience in the medical or pharmacy policy space, fraud-waste-abuse detection, marketing analytics and healthcare economics
  • Effective in fast-paced team-oriented environment