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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Database Engineer - Telecommute (111777738)


Senior Network Engineer



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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leverages the latest technologies and tools to solve complex problems facing the health care industry
  • Deliver high quality solutions through effective design, development, implementation, and code reviews
  • Work on full stack application development involving creation of APIs, big data platforms and data ingestions components
  • Assisting with the automated creation of development application stacks
  • Deploying data pipelines in production based on Continuous Delivery practices
  • Ensuring high quality solutions by implementing unit tests and supporting the creation and design of integration, load, and user acceptance tests
  • Coordinates with QA around test planning, automation, and execution
  • May lead functional or segment teams or projects
  • Reviews work performed by others and provides recommendations for improvement

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

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of full SDLC experience
  • 3+ years of experience with SQL and understanding of databases like Oracle, PostGres
  • 2+ years with Relational Database concepts, writing and optimizing SQLs
  • 2+ years of programing experience in Oracle Pl/SQL or similar database engines
  • Experience of working and analyzing on high volume datasets
  • Sound knowledge of best practices in database engineering and data security
  • Ability to understand SQL plans and recommend performance tunings of SQLs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent technical experience
  • Experience with Database automation technology (example: Liquibase)
  • Experience with JVM based languages (Java, Scala, Groovy, Kotlin)
  • Experience in working on public cloud services
  • Experience in IaC like Terraform/Ansible
  • Experience using advanced data science tools such as Python, R, SQL, Spark and H2O
  • Experience in functional programming
  • Experience in secure development practice
  • Experience in Healthcare
  • Experience delivering software using an Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Hands-on experience in developing analytics with machine learning, deep learning, NLP, and/or other related modeling techniques
  • Analytical skills including ability to isolate and resolve issues
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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/hourly range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary/hourly 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.

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.