Humana Data Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Role: Data Engineer
Assignment: Digital Experience Center Location:87 Kilby Street, Boston, MA

In the fast-paced, ever-growing world of Healthcare, Humana relies on the latest technology and trends for sharing and storing information, communication and security. We need experts in human-centered technology to help us develop and maintain our networks, hardware, and software—to ensure our systems run smoothly and efficiently, keep us on the forefront of innovation in healthcare, and retain our competitive edge. At Humana, we want to help people everywhere, including our associates, lead their best lives and achieve lifelong well-being. We look for talented individuals who share this passion for helping others, who have naturally curious and innovative minds, and who want a career where they can use their technical skills to make a positive impact on the lives of our members.

Assignment Capsule

The Digital Experience Center is seeking a Data Engineer that takes the lead in process design/redesign, solution design, application design and planning, system upgrades and migrations, acceptance testing, performance and scale testing and development. This role may engage independently with the client to provide technical advice and oversight or may participate on the project team as a senior technical lead.

  • Designs the solution and supports the installation, customization, and integration of the solution. Prepares technical design and implementation design documents and works with product management to ensure all project requirements are met.

  • T roubleshoots application problems

  • Provides project team leadership

  • Develops and documents strategies, policies and best practices.

  • Participate in and drive ethnographic and user research

    Role Essentials

  • Hands-on experience in implementing large and fast data platforms.

  • Ability to deliver onsite proof of concepts for distributed databases and datagrids.

  • Thorough understanding of big data, EDW and in-memory data grids like geode/gemfire, times Ten, Teradata, Greenplum etc.

  • Excellent written and oral communications

  • Proven consultative and client relationships skills and experience

  • Extensive experience with multiple operating systems, Linux/Unix in particular

  • Extensive knowledge of BI/DW solutions and execution experience implementing data warehouses

  • Extensive experience developing enterprise applications using Java and Spring

  • Experience working in Professional Services / Consulting on high impact, data oriented projects with smaller, independent project teams

  • Experience optimizing/tuning DB Performance with a variety of RDBMS

  • Experience in designing and deploying enterprise data warehouse solutions; familiarity with data modeling approaches such as ERD and concepts behind relational, normalized and star schema database architectures.

  • ETL/ELT experience with ETL tools such as Informatica, Datastage, etc. Familiarity with scripting languages: shell, Perl/Python/C

  • Behavioral competencies:

    o Positive, winning attitude

    o Passion for continual learning

    o Excellent track record of customer responsiveness

    o Presents themselves well in customer settings

    o Operates with a sense of urgency

    o Upholds honesty and integrity

  • Ability to travel as-needed to meet with team members

    Role Desirables

  • Deep technical knowledge of distributed databases and datagrids and related technologies such as Greenplum, Teradata, Gemfire or experience with other MPP platforms

  • Experience with BI Reporting and Analytical Tools such as Cognos, Tableau, Business Objects, SAS etc.

  • VMware or Virtualization technology experience

  • Structured design, coding, and testing experience

    Additional Information

    Humana is an organization with careers that change lives—including yours. As an innovator in the fast-paced industry of healthcare, we offer our associates careers that challenge, support and inspire them to use their passion for helping others and to lead their best lives. If you’re ready to help people achieve lifelong well-being, and be a part of an organization that is growing and poised to make an impact on the future of healthcare, Humana has the right opportunity for you

Title: Data Engineer

Location: Massachusetts-Boston

Requisition ID: 192399

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.

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