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Humana Senior Data Engineer in Overland Park, Kansas


As a team member of the AI Center of Excellence, you would contribute to 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.


Working 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, enabling 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:

  • 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.

  • Build bulletproof test suites around the applications you're developing to enable rapid and quality releases

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • 2-3 years experience developing data driven software in Python

  • Demonstrated knowledge of critical thinking

  • 2 years of experience building software components in PySpark

  • Experience building or contributing to Python application test suites

Preferred 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)

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 - 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.

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.

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


Scheduled Weekly Hours


Humana 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 https://www.humana.com/legal/accessibility-resources?source=Humana_Website.