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UnitedHealth Group

Software Engineer


Software Engineer


Cebu, Cagayan Valley, Philippines

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)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design stable, reliable and effective databases
  • Provide data management support to users
  • Ensure all database programs meet company and performance requirements
  • Research and suggest new database products, services and protocols
  • Performs database server administration and associated daily administrative tasks
  • Responsible for monitoring, tuning, change control, scheduled tasks, backup jobs, recovery processes, alerts, and database storage needs for operational databases
  • Perform fault diagnosis, troubleshoot, and correct problems that occur within operational databases
  • Design and implement replication solutions for operational databases
  • Assists with designing, evaluating, and testing new database applications using MS SQL Server, MS Access,, and Visual Studio
  • Meets with internal and external clients to identify database requirements and develop appropriate solutions
  • Conducts solution testing to ensure that databases integrate smoothly into the current operational environment
  • Performs analysis of existing processes and procedures and makes recommendations when changes are required
  • Recommends system enhancements to maximize application efficiency
  • Providing trend analysis information to the I.T. Manager to allow informed decisions regarding resource management
  • Be able to write custom reports & stored procedures from relational databases
  • Using analysis and critical thinking skills to determine and assess the needs of the user and then create software to meet the requirements
  • Providing clear instructions to the project team, clearly explaining how the software works to the customer and being available to answer any questions that may arise using exceptional communication skills
  • Applying keen attention to detail and organization to work on numerous parts of a system or application at the same time while being accurate and thorough
  • Working well with others on the team of Designers, Developers and Programmers using effective interpersonal skills
  • Being able to efficiently identify and resolve issues that arise during the design, testing and maintenance processes using problem-solving skills
  • Other duties and projects as assigned
  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s/Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar technical discipline; or equivalent demonstrable experience
  • 6 - 7 years of work experience as a Software Engineer
  • Hands-on experience with advanced SQL/PLSQL
  • Expert in working with .Net Framework/Java, JavaScript, HTML and Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS
  • Knowledge of software development and user interface web applications
  • In-depth understanding of data management (permissions, recovery, security, and monitoring)
  • Excellent analytical and organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to understand front-end user’s requirements and a problem-solving attitude

Preferred Qualification:

  • Cloud knowledge & development experience

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum 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.

Optum is a drug-free workplace. © 2022 Optum Global Solutions (Philippines) Inc. All rights reserved.