12 days old
2018-02-072018-03-07

Principal Data Engineer

Aetna
Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Principal Data Engineer

Posting Job Title

Principal Data Engineer

EEO Statement

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Req#

47657BR

Primary Location

CT-Hartford

Locations

MA-Wellesley

CT-Hartford

NY-New York

Percent of Travel Required

0 - 10%

Potential Telework Position

No

Full or Part Time

Full Time

Supervisory

No

Aetna’s Data Engineering Team is currently looking for an exceptional Lead Data Engineer to play a pivotal role in in our efforts to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come. Opportunities for this role currently exist in our Hartford, CT; Wellesley, MA or New York, NY offices.

Position Summary: This role will lead key analytics engineering initiatives, including end to end ownership for designing and deploying Big Data products. The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of technical experience with hands-on experience with; Hadoop, developing and deploying cloud native applications. This position is high visibility will need to communicate advanced technical concepts to a broad audience ranging from junior and mid-level engineers to senior levels of management.

Fundamental Components:

· Demonstrates Strong leadership, ability to mentor, effective communication skills.

· Designs and develops complex and large scale data structures and pipelines to organize, collect and standardize data to generate insights and addresses reporting needs.

· Designs and develops native cloud applications leveraging industry best practices

· Uses advanced programming skills in Python, JAVA or any of the major languages to build; robust data pipelines and dynamic systems.

 · Uses advanced programming skills to develop restful API services

· Writes complex ETL (Extract / Transform / Load) processes, designs database systems and develops tools for real-time and offline analytic processing.

· Develop frameworks, standards & reference material for architecture and associated products.

· Designs data marts and data models to support Data Science and other internal customers.

· Ability to lead /mentor junior engineers to provide technical advice.

· Applies Aetna systems and products to consult and advise on additional efforts across multiple domains spanning broader enterprise.

· Collaborates with stakeholders to gain a deep understanding of their needs and is able to translate into technical designs/documentation

· Uses in-depth knowledge on Hadoop architecture, HDFS commands and experience designing & optimizing queries to build scalable, modular, and efficient data pipelines.

· Integrates data from a variety of sources, assuring that they adhere to data quality and accessibility standards.

· Experiments with available tools and advises on new tools in order to determine optimal solution given the problem at hand

Requirements

Background/Experience:

· 10+ years of progressively complex technical experience solving big data problems

· In-depth knowledge of large scale search applications and building high volume data pipelines.

· In-depth knowledge on Hadoop architecture, HDFS commands and experience designing & optimizing queries to build scalable, modular, and efficient data pipelines.

· In-depth knowledge of JAVA and cloud architecture,

· Knowledge of Healthcare is a plus

Education

· Master’s degree is a plus


ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

 

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

 

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

 

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

 

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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