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Humana Database Engineer 2 (Remote Nationwide) in Davenport, Iowa


Are you interested in working with Big Data? Do you have Python programming experience? Have you worked on NLP projects in the past? If so, an exciting opportunity as a Data Engineer 2 within the Claims Cost Management team at Humana awaits you. You will be part of a team whose primary focus is on building data-driven analytical solutions to prevent fraudulent claims.


Humana is looking for a Database Engineer 2 to lead important projects in design, development, implementation and management of databases for Claims Cost Management (CCM). Maintaining in-depth knowledge and expertise of database technologies, along with solid programming skills in Python, and interest in NLP are key to success in this role.

The Database Engineer 2 will:

  • Develop database architectures to address business requirements, ensuring system scalability, security, performance and reliability

  • Design database applications such as interfaces, data transfer mechanisms and data partitions to enable efficient access of the generic database structure

  • Create plans for architecture updates and integrates new systems with existing warehouse structure to refine performance/functionality

  • Use python for data mining tasks on unstructured clinical data, and to build relational databases from unstructured data

This is a 100% remote opportunity anywhere in the US and only persons with authorization to work permanently in the U.S. need apply. EEO

Required Qualifications (MUST haves!)

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work experience

  • Experience designing, developing, and testing of data pipelines and infrastructure

  • 2+ years of database management experience

  • 2+ years of SQL Server and SSIS

  • 2+ years of Python experience

  • Experience leading project delivery

  • Experience analyzing large datasets and identifying trends, patterns, and anomalies

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Work at Home/Remote Requirements

  • Must ensure designated work area is free from distractions during work hours and virtual meetings

  • Must provide a high-speed DSL or cable modem for a workspace (Satellite and Hotspots are prohibited). A minimum standard speed of 10x1 (10mbs download x 1mbs upload) for optimal performance of is required

Preferred Qualifications (A BIG Plus!)

  • Experience with Azure

  • PMP or Six Sigma certified

  • Comprehensive understanding of the SDLC lifecycle

  • Azure Certified Data Engineer

  • Experience with NLP

Additional Information

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

  • Work-At-Home/Remote

  • Generous PTO package

  • Health benefits effective day 1

  • Annual Incentive Plan

  • 401K - Immediate company match

  • Well-being program

  • Paid Volunteer Time Off

  • Student Loan Refinancing

If you share our passion for helping people, we likely have the right place for you at Humana.

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