Senior Manager of Data Science - Cyber Security - Multiple Locations
Eden Prairie, MN 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

The Senior Manager of Data Science - Cyber Security role is critical to the Data Analytics and Security Innovation Team within the Optum Cyber Defense organization. The data scientist leads teams that build innovative solutions to facilitate UHG's cybersecurity situational awareness, analytics, and investigations. Cyber security data is collected in structured, unstructured, and semi-structured formats, at varying velocities, and in a complex, dynamic security environment. This creates unique data science challenges in support analysts, and investigators. The ideal candidate has experience leading teams that deliver innovative product while navigating development, analytic, and engineering challenges within a large organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Product ownership of several data science production-grade products

* Working with internal Cyber Defense customers to create new innovative uses for data science within cyber security

* Growing data scientist and data engineer team members into leaders

* Developing data science models within an operational CICD pipeline

* Developing solutions for technical users to access data from the Data Lake through a variety of means, including APIs, flat file extracts, or web applications

* Remaining up to date and on the cutting edge of Big Data technology

* Constantly learning and adapting the team to new techniques, languages, and technologies

* Understanding emerging technology in the data space and security threats against it

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:

  • 7+ years real-world data science experience in a large organization or supporting a large organization
  • 3+ years of experience managing analytic teams that deliver product
  • Background experience with data engineering with an affinity for developing code from the command line
  • Foundational knowledge in information technology, including hardware, networking, architecture, protocols, file systems and operating systems
  • 2+ years of experience implementing products within Big Data solutions including Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka
  • 1-2 years utilizing Big Data resource and job managers including Oozie and YARN
  • Relevant bachelor's degree, or equivalent experiences
  • Familiarity with the cyber security domain

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Petabyte-scale experience with Big Data and data science

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

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 by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Cyber Security, Big Data, Hadoop, Oozie, YARN, Spark, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Boston, MA, Massachusetts


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Day Job
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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