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Analytics Engineer - AI/ML - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) - Optum Payer Decision Intelligence is looking to expand and is seeking a Sr. Data Scientist/ ML Engineer to join our team and help us reach our goals of accurate and effortless payments of claims through advanced analytics and machine learning. You should be an exceptional disciplined and self-motivated Data Scientist with Machine Learning, Anomaly Detection, and Data Engineering experience and a passion for working with healthcare data. - You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. - Primary Responsibilities:

  • Help us build out our MLOps system for tracking, maintaining, interpreting, and retraining our production models
  • Work alongside other data scientists and engineers to design and implement our model performance tracking system which includes detecting data drift and other anomalies through both simple and advanced anomaly detection methods, maintaining data pipelines, writing quality code, preparing interactive visualizations, and writing documentation
  • Conduct hands-on data analysis on large datasets -
  • Effectively communicate complex technical results to business partners
  • Work with a great deal of autonomy to find solutions to complex problems 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:
    • BS, MS or PhD in Applied Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Statistics or related technical field
    • 3+ years of hands-on experience in data analysis and predictive analytics with machine learning/statistical modeling techniques
    • Experience with wrangling large datasets with big data tools such as Hadoop, Hive and Spark
    • Experience in anomaly detection and time series analysis methods
    • Experience combining analytic methods with advanced data visualizations using, for example, Tableau, Shiny or D3
    • Expert level ability to breakdown and clearly define problems
    • Solid proficiency in advanced data science tools such as R, Python, SQL, Spark and H2O Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience in modern MLOps practices
      • Experience in building ETL pipelines incorporating Airflow, Apache Beam or similar tools
      • Experience in deploying ML solutions in one of the public cloud infrastructures (e.g. AWS/Azure/GCP) -
      • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, or some other containerization technology
      • Solid ability to communicate highly technical results to a diverse audience 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. 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) Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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 bylower 48 law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: Sr. Data Scientist, ML Engineer, data science, data scientist, Machine Learning, data engineering, engineer, analytics, ETL, R, Python, SQL, Spark, H2O, Hadoop, Hive, big data, Tableau, Shiny, D3, Azure, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Remote, Telecommute, WFH, Work From Home, WAH, Work At Home, #DICE

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, San Jose , Analytics Engineer - AI/ML - Telecommute, Engineering , San Jose, California

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