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Senior Data Engineer

Company: Humana

Location: Pittsburgh Pennsylvania United States

Posted on: May 26

Humana is seeking a Senior Data Engineer to join our Fortune #40, Best Places to Work company and help us make a difference as we help our members achieve their best health!

Team cohesion and support amongst our team members for one another is of the utmost importance to us.

The Senior Data Engineer works in all data environments, which includes data design, database architecture, metadata, repository creation and most importantly Data Governance. The work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. This role will be helping build and architect systems mainly using Microsoft SQL Server and related technology.



The Sr. Data Engineer is responsible for developing blueprints for all data repositories, evaluating hardware and software platforms, and integrating systems. You will be joining a team with strong technical skills to assist in these duties.

The Sr. Data Engineer:

  • Translates business needs into long-term solutions.

  • Defines, designs and builds dimensional database schemas.

  • Evaluates reusability of current data for separate analyses.

  • Conducts data sheering to rid the system of old, unused or duplicate data.

  • Reviews object and data models and the metadata repository to structure the data for better management and quicker access.

  • Begins to influence department’s strategy.

  • Makes decisions on moderately complex to complex issues regarding technical approach for project components, and work is performed without direction.

  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL with the ability to write complex SQL queries and stored procedures
  • Ability to create Architectural documents E.g.. Data Flows, Entity Relationship, Dependencies, etc.
  • Deep understanding of SQL-based systems and experience with modern ETL tools
  • Experience with SSIS
  • Knowledge of relational and multi-dimensional database architectures

Preferred Qualifications

  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Experience in Cloud based data warehousing and code versioning tools
  • Hands-on experience in cloud technologies as it relates to migration, implementation and deployment.
  • Knowledge of the Agile methodologies
  • Experience with Power BI

Additional Information

Location/Work Style: Remote US

Why 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 - Excellent 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.

Work at Home Guidance

To ensure Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates’ ability to work effectively, the self-provided internet service of Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates must meet the following criteria:

  • At minimum, a download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 10 Mbps is recommended; wireless, wired cable or DSL connection is suggested

  • Satellite, cellular and microwave connection can be used only if approved by leadership

  • Associates who live and work from Home in the state of California, Illinois, Montana, or South Dakota will be provided a bi-weekly payment for their internet expense.

  • Humana will provide Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates with telephone equipment appropriate to meet the business requirements for their position/job.

  • Work from a dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information


This is a remote position

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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