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Lead Data Engineer

Company: Humana
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionAs a member of the AI Center of Excellence, you will lead the technical development of some of the most exciting and impactful data driven application development at Humana. You'll work alongside data scientists and other data engineers to train and productionize machine learning model driven applications, on anything from fraud detection to insurance plan design, and all things in the middle.ResponsibilitiesWorking in the AI Center of Excellence will improve your ability to think about end to end data driven solutions that improve our members' health, as well as your ability to implement those solutions at scale. Working in the team also enables access to various parts of Humana's business, encouraging team members to understand exactly how their contributions are making an impact to Humana's business and our members.At Humana, our AI and Machine learning development is done within the Azure ecosystem of data services. Our stack includes components like Azure Databricks, Azure Data Lake Store, EventHub, Azure Synapse, Kubernetes, and Azure DevOps. Python is the language of choice on this team, and allows for quick pivots between tasks like model inference microservice development and PySpark streaming jobs.What you'll do:

  • Design and prototype proof of concepts and Minimum Viable Products
  • Mentor data engineers on the team
  • Define and drive adoption of development patterns and standards across your team and other engineering teams in the AI CoE
  • Engage and seek out teams outside of the AI CoE to understand how to interface with sources of data and systems across the enterprise
  • Collaborate with and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions in full-stack development tools and technologies
  • Work with a teams of machine learning developers and data scientists with deep experience in Humana's offerings and health care data.
  • Develop data driven applications with Python across a number of Azure Services to underpin Clinical intervention programs, member facing applications, and internal productivity applications.
  • Continually refine and elevate the team standards and development patterns with new and emerging technology and ideas.
  • This role included hands on development around 50% of the time.Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
    • 8+ years of experience around software development and large amounts of data
    • 5+ years experience developing data driven software in Python
    • Demonstrated knowledge of critical thinking
    • 2+ years of experience as a tech lead (reviewing code, designing frameworks, etc.)
    • 3 years of experience building and designing software components in PySpark
    • Experience building or contributing to Python application test suitesPreferred Qualifications
      • Professional experience around the data science lifecycle (feature engineering, training, model deployment)
      • Experience working with and building CI/CD pipelines
      • Experience working in the Azure data ecosystem (ADLS/Databricks/Eventhub/etc)
      • Experience defining and standardizing team-wide development patterns and standards
      • Experience working alongside product owners and business stakeholders to create a technical development backlog and roadmapAdditional InformationLocation/Work Style: Remote USWhy Humana?At Humana, we know your well-being is important to you, and it's important to us too. That's why we're committed to making resources available to you that will enable you to become happier, healthier, and more productive in all areas of your life. Just to name a few:
        • Work-Life Balance
        • Generous PTO package
        • Health benefits effective day 1
        • Annual Incentive Plan
        • 401K - Immediate company match
        • Well-being program
        • Paid Volunteer Time Off
        • Student Loan RefinancingIf you share our passion for helping people, we likely have the right place for you at Humana.Vaccine Policy:Humana and its subsidiaries require vaccinated associates who work outside of their home to submit proof of vaccination, including COVID-19 boosters. Associates who remain unvaccinated must either undergo weekly negative COVID testing OR wear a mask at all times while in a Humana facility or while working in the field.#LI-RemoteScheduled Weekly Hours40Humana complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our

Keywords: Humana, Omaha , Lead Data Engineer, Engineering , Omaha, Nebraska

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