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UnitedHealth Group

Sr I O Engineering Specialist

Engineering and Architecture

Architectural Engineering



Schaumburg, Illinois, United States

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration, and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

As part of our OptumRx team, in this role you will play a significant part in supporting the IBMi infrastructure for RxClaims. This position will perform level 1 monitoring of all IBMi environments. The team is responsible for 24x7x365 monitoring all IBMi lpars, along with processing all backups. This position will monitor the IBMi RxClaim health, Sterling Integrator file delivery, Robot batch jobs on IBMi, Tidal jobs and all IBMi servers and storage.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The monitor position has 24/7/365 coverage for the following applications: All IBMi lpars, Robot scheduler and console, Tidal scheduler, and Sterling Integrator

  • The monitor team answers messages where the correct response can be determined, and triages errors to the correct team, depending on the contents or ‘location’ of the message

  • Responsible for processes, training, continuous improvement, system automation

  • System health monitoring of: Claim adjudication jobs, ASP alerts, CPU alerts, claims queue monitoring, Storage monitoring, Connect Direct subsystem

  • Contact different teams if requested by on-call

  • For application upgrade events, place job queues on HOLD for MOD and Patch instances

  • Responsible for performing and monitoring all backups on the IBMi Platform

  • Robot Job Monitoring: Research and react to robot job messages, Monitor jobs that are running outside of normal parameters, Reset inbound automation, MAC file processing completion, Robot job queue health, Submit – Hold – Release robot jobs, Payment balancing, Collaborate with Client Programs team, Eligibility team, Accumulator team, Account Management, to understand robot job failures and messages, Knowledge of job types and their importance, Alert necessary personnel for Reference File issues, Complete audit process for failed Robot jobs, Inbound robot job monitoring

  • Sterling Integrator monitoring: Monitor Database usage, In Error Business Process Usage, Stagnant Message alerts, IRIS file delivery is run through Sterling Integrator, EDI 835 Payment files, Scriptmed, EskerFax, Sterling Integrator file delivery errors [first and second level research]

  • Tidal job monitoring: Monitor all servers, Submit – Hold – Release jobs, mark jobs as complete, Engage Tidal Admins when jobs fail, Alert business partners of failed jobs, Billing and Payment services jobs, Tidal completes a number of automatic monitoring processes

What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:

  • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays

  • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account

  • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage

  • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Education Reimbursement

  • Employee Discounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program

  • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)

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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:

  • High School Diploma/GED (or higher) OR 2+ years equivalent Senior l O Engineering Specialist experience

  • 1+ years of IBMi monitoring experience

  • 1+ years’ experience with Microsoft tools Excel, word

  • 1+ years’ experience using ticketing tools such as ServiceNow

Soft Skills:

  • Strong communication and personal interaction skills

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

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

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $21.68 to $38.56. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $23.94 to $42.40. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

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.

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