Director Data Engineering - Telecommute at Optum

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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • This role is a leader within Optum Care's CareData Platform Data Integration Team. Optum Care's CareData Platform is a cloud based modern data architecture for data integration underpinning Optum Care's data strategy. CareData Platform allows Optum Care to meet scale, speed, connectivity, and accessibility goals in support of National and Regional initiatives. The technology platform runs on Azure and leverages a variety of critical Enterprise components such as: Snowflake, Kafka, Databricks, Grafana, and more.
  • This role leads a team of highly skilled data engineers as they conduct data analysis of raw source data, document and develop source to target data mappings and implement transformation logic. Data Transformations are applied to ensure a consistent, unified view across data domains to be consumed by downstream data marts and applications.
  • This role leads the design of quality assurance procedures and oversees testing execution
  • This role collaborates with the business, clinicians, and steering committees to develop prioritized roadmaps and engages with vendors to align and influence delivery on product enhancements
  • This role must understand and train others on Value Based Care industry data drivers (e.g., membership, claims, clinical and provider data)
  • This role will help the team deliver to business targets and project/program goals while managing expectations with business stakeholders
  • This role is a consensus builder that brings people and teams together. They will calm tense situations by bringing clarity and organization to the forefront.
  • This role will translate strategy into actions through a thoughtful, organized, and well-planned approach. Will establish measurement criteria and systems to track daily processes, implementation of new initiatives and value creation.

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:
  • 10+ years' experience working in data warehouse, data strategy, data analysis, or a related discipline
  • 5+ years managing large technical teams
  • Experience managing and leading geographically dispersed technical teams
  • Value Based Care industry data domain knowledge (e.g., membership, claims, clinical and provider data)
  • Full understanding of conceptual, logical, physical data modeling, data standardization and stewardship, information integrity and compliance, data quality management.
  • Bachelor's degree or progressive work experience over 7 years in relevant areas

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Data Warehousing/Mining, ETL/EAI/EII, Data cleansing, security and data access technologies, virtualization, and modern data architecture.
  • Full understanding of relational, data vault, and dimensional data models.
  • Familiarity with the product development process
  • Experience working with Agile Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodology

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $113,500 to $218,100. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $113,500 to $218,100. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy
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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