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UnitedHealth Group Sr. Software Engineer (Big Data) in Chennai, India

Software Engineer / Sr. Software Engineer (Big Data)

Keywords: Big Data, Cloud Technologies (AWS/Azure), Spark, Relational/Non-Relational DB, Scala, Python, Agile

Are you a talented Software Engineer looking for that next step? Are you obsessed with Data? Do you want to develop software using cutting edge technology in a high-impact environment? Do you want to work alongside a highly talented team of engineers to solve real-world problems? Well then we want you.

This position is located in our Chennai office.

What You'll Be Doing:

- Works with the business, product management and senior engineering management to clarify business requirements and provide effective technical designs aligning with industry best practices

  • Evangelize and drive the design and implementation of complex data processing pipelines as part of a dynamic and fast-paced team

  • Provides technical mentorship and guidance to individual members of the engineering team

  • Contribute across the platform, or products in areas like technology, team skills, process, shared components and quality

  • Demonstrate ability to decompose a feature request into actionable work items that can be sized correctly and delivered

  • Demonstrate ability to onboard new engineers with how to conduct code reviews, how to do testing

Must Haves:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in technical field with equivalent work experience

6+ years of relevant professional work experience

  • Hands-on experience with software architecture, creating data pipelines using big data technologies, continuous integration and continuous deployment.

  • Experience working in highly interactive partnership with product management team.

  • Experience of any server-side development language, preferably Scala or Python.

  • Experience in designing and developing relational database, or non-relational databases.

  • Experience working with big data processing and/or enterprise analytics technologies.

  • Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in technical field with equivalent work experience

Even Better:

  • Experience in designing and implementing scalable data pipelines involving heterogeneous data sources.

  • Experience in the healthcare domain, especially in the area of Clinical Quality Measures.

  • Experience leading small groups of software engineers in the delivery of high-quality, scalable solutions

  • Experience with healthcare standards such as HL7, QRDA, CCD, etc.

  • Experience with large product integrations and performance enhancements.

  • Experience developing enterprise-scale commercial software in the health care industry.

  • Experience developing scalable and performant enterprise software using big data technologies.

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

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.