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Senior Data Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

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. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)

Optum, the fastest growing part of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. Our teams are dedicated to modernizing the health care system and improving the lives of people and communities.

Serving virtually every dimension of the health system, we work with a diverse set of clients across 150 countries - from those who diagnose and treat patients to those who pay for care, deliver health services, and those who supply the cures. Optum maintains operations across North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Our innovative partnerships provide technology and tools that enable unprecedented collaboration and efficiency. As a result, we can tap into valuable health care data to uncover insights and develop strategies for better care at lower costs.

We all know that there's a lot more to come in the changes sweeping through the health care industry. But if change is going to shape our world, it's comforting to know that we're shaping the change. At Optum, the actuarial consulting leader in health care innovation, your performance, your ideas and your innovative thinking will help us improve the lives of millions. -

As the Senior Data Engineer, you will join an elite team committed to changing health care through outstanding service and valuable products. You'll use innovative tools including the largest database of health care information in the world. You will help build the data infrastructure to support cutting edge analytics and modeling. If you want to be challenged by working on complex and diverse data projects, this is the opportunity for you. -

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Design and build data pipelines to process terabytes of data
  • Design and build best in class processes to ingest, process, clean and standardize data.
  • Troubleshoot data issues -
  • Tuning and optimizing data processes
  • Work on Proof of Concepts for Big Data and Data Science
  • Build complex reports via Power BI or Tableau -
  • Partner with other technical teams to transfer data within and across environments
  • Modelling of big volume datasets to maximize performance for our BI & Data Science Team


    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: -

    • Computer Science bachelor's degree or similar degree
    • 7+ years of Writing complex SQL queries -
    • 7 years of Building ETL/data pipelines -
    • 5+ years of experience with the following: R, Scala, Python, or Linux
    • 2+ years of Developing processes in Spark or a similar application -
    • Experience with Data analytics (Power BI, Tableau)
    • Experts in SQL via MySQL, SQL Server, Non- Relational Database
    • Experience with Modern data engineering in any of the following: Azure ADF, databrick and ecosystem
    • General knowledge of database, computer architecture, server, network, and storage
    • Experience working in projects with agile/scrum methodologies
    • Comfortable handling large data sets


      Preferred Qualifications:

      • 7+ years of DB, data engineering, and leading projects
      • Negotiation and Influencing Skills
      • Solid aptitude to learn new skills, team collaboration and lead project
      • Good communication and interpersonal skills
      • Autonomous -
      • Collaborative team player
      • Eager to learn about and work on a variety of different projects/assignments -
      • Flexibility to handle changing priorities/requirements/deadlines -


        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.

        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.

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