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UnitedHealth Group

Senior SQL Data Engineer Telecommute (111058024)


Senior Network Engineer



Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

Functions may include database architecture, engineering, design, optimization, security, and administration; as well as data modeling, big data development, Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) development, storage engineering, data warehousing, data provisioning and other similar roles. Responsibilities may include Platform-as-a-Service and Cloud solution with a focus on data stores and associated eco systems.

Duties may include schema design, writing SQL or other data markup scripting in support of the development of Applications and Analytics that build on top of data. Analyzes current business practices, processes and procedures as well as identifying future business opportunities for leveraging data storage and retrieval system capabilities. Manages design services, sizing and configuration assistance, ensuring strict data quality and performing needs assessments. Manages relationships with software and hardware vendors to understand the potential architectural impact of different vendor strategies and data acquisition.

Data Engineering Capabilities

  • Interacted and coordinated between end-users, expert team, development and QA team and suggesting key enhancements and changes to the business rules
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert on business data and consult with business owners on the characteristics, attributes and limitation of the data
  • Lead the projects for complete SDLC with in depth new and existing Business Intelligence capabilities
  • Database cleansing and migrating between different versions of SQL DBs, worked with raw data to analyze before migration
  • Technically skilled (backed by continuous hands on experience) in developing global warehouse architectures, policies, Security procedures and integrating the in-flight projects to leverage existing technology investments
  • Data Warehouse development working with Data Migration, Data Conversion, and Extraction/Transformation/Loading using SQL Server
  • Robust experience in Enterprise Data Warehouse Architecture, Dimensional Modeling, Data Quality and various estimations (Space, Efforts, and Hardware etc) involved to setup enterprise warehouse Extensive experience in preparing Business & functional requirement documents
  • Managed the evaluation of ETL and OLAP tools and recommended the most suitable solutions depending on business needs
  • Solid experience in reviewing and recommending documentation of test cases. Expertise in designing and developing test plans
  • Solid problem solving, logical/rational thought processes and demonstrated analytical abilities

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Optimization and scalability analysis
  • Assess, analyze and design data flows
  • Design data models
  • Write code for design changes, data migration, and reference data
  • Deploy code using standard and non-standard methodology
  • Collaborate with business partners to ensure data standardization
  • Design/define data validation rules
  • Adherence to data management processes and capabilities
  • Ensure proper data lineage/mapping from source to target within transactional systems
  • Assist with mapping and lineage issues downstream
  • Work with database teams to evaluate and establish physical database requirements
  • Ensure that technical specifications/design documents optimize database performance
  • Ensure inclusion of appropriate data recovery strategies in technical specifications/design documents
  • Provide knowledge transfer changes through release deployment to production support

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:

  • Bachelor's degree (Four additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree)
  • 5+ years of experience with the analysis, design, and development of database structures and ETL processes within an enterprise database management system using MS SQL
  • 3+ years of experience creating SSIS packages
  • 3+ years of experience in performance tuning and optimizations
  • 3+ years of experience with the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), preferably Agile
  • 2+ years exp 2016 MS SQL version or higher

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with requirements analysis, data modeling and solution architecture design in Azure
  • Experience with loading large, analytical and operational data structures including data requirements, data mapping, requirements and specification, data delivery and performance tuning
  • Experience working with a structured application development process in the health care industry
  • Experience in a data integrations development and operations department
  • Experience with healthcare data, applications, business processes and best practices

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.

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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.

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

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.