Aetna Sr Data Engineer in Burlington, Massachusetts

Req ID: 53315BR

POSITION SUMMARY

The Sr. Data Engineer will be responsible for developing and managing our big data environment. This individual will work with the data engineering team and be the thought leader and head guru for our data environment.

Fundamental Components:

  • Develops large scale data structures and pipelines to organize, collect and standardize data that helps generate insights and addresses reporting needs.

  • Collaborates with other data teams to transform data and integrate algorithms and models into automated processes.

  • Uses knowledge in Hadoop architecture, HDFS commands and experience designing & optimizing queries to build data pipelines.

  • Uses strong programming skills in Python, Java or any of the major languages to build robust data pipelines and dynamic systems.

  • Builds data marts and data models to support Data Science and other internal customers.

  • Analyzes current information technology environments to identify and assess critical capabilities and recommend solutions.

  • Experiments with available tools and advises on new tools in order to determine optimal solution given the requirements dictated by the model/use case.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

  • 5 or more years of progressively complex related experience.

  • Has strong knowledge of large scale search applications and building high volume data pipelines.

  • Experience building data transformation and processing solutions.

  • Knowledge in Hadoop architecture, HDFS commands and experience designing & optimizing queries against data in the HDFS environment.

  • Ability to understand complex systems and solve challenging analytical problems.

  • Ability to leverage multiple tools and programming languages to analyze and manipulate data sets from disparate data sources.

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills within and across teams.

  • Strong problem solving skills and critical thinking ability.

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

The candidate will have a unique opportunity to work within a big data environment which will be powering a very large strategic initiative for the enterprise. This will allow the candidate to develop a rare skillset and serve to lead the team as head guru in big data.

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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Job Function: Data & Analytics

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.