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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Data Engineer - Horsham, PA (112209012)


Senior Network Engineer



Horsham, Pennsylvania, United States

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with development and architecture teams to properly engineer effective database solutions that ensure reliability, quality, and scalability
  • Perform database administration tasks in QA and development environments, create database objects (tables, indexes, views, packages, etc.), define security policies, create and maintain SQL/PL-SQL and shell scripts to automate deployment tasks
  • Resolve complex incidents (e.g., Data issues, performance tuning, security)
  • Create and maintain roles and privileges
  • Provide capacity projections and monitor space utilization
  • Monitor Oracle processes and logs for any anomalies, provide corrective actions as necessary
  • Provide assistance to developers for resolving technical Oracle issues, document and implement Oracle best practices
  • Interface with developers regarding physical database design decisions and PL/SQL coding design
  • Act as point of contact for all database-related issues and take ownership of the relationship with Optum Managed Services Oracle DBA team
  • Support all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Support the data governance processes
  • Review and enforce coding standards

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:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Solid knowledge of Oracle 19c/12c and technical database concepts, such as: logical relational data modeling, physical data modeling, tuning large instances, resource management, data replication and backup/recovery techniques
  • Expert knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL
  • Experience with Oracle 19c RAC Exadata
  • Experience with database and system maintenance procedures
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Ability to troubleshoot and debug complex technical problems
  • Proficiency in Oracle RDBMS database management in Linux
  • Command administering database security, data recovery, performance monitoring and tuning
  • Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements

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 at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time 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.