Senior SQL Developer

UnitedHealth Group - New York, NY (30+ days ago)3.6

UnitedHealth Group 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.

Our team works with massive amounts of data, from many different data sources (data warehouses, websites, flat files, Excel files, Access files, SQL Server, Oracle, Teradata). In this role as SQL Server Developer, you will be responsible for bringing in new data sources, ensuring the quality of the data and efficient performance of the processes and improving the quality of existing processes. Gain exceptional experience throughout the UHC organization, in a career where you are helping people live healthier lives.

In this role you will have the opportunity to broaden your skills and grow in your career. You will never get bored and you will learn something new almost every day. You will have the opportunity to be a primary contributor to the quality of the data that is used across the organization to fulfill Business Intelligence needs. This will include analyses, reports, dashboards, campaigns, etc. You will be responsible for acquiring business requirements as well as documenting, development and testing. You will then transform these business requirements into results which will create business value.

We are a high performing team and are looking for team members with "can do" attitudes who embrace gray areas, changing projects, and challenging opportunities.

If you are located in the Eastern time zone, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
Develop, improve and maintain Microsoft SQL based applications (tables, indexes, constraints, stored procedures, functions, triggers)
Work with other team members to accomplish key development tasks
Audit new data for ingestion into data warehouse
Audit existing data for quality improvement
Translate requirements into solutions
Extract, transform and load big data from different data sources via SSIS and SQL queries.
Work with different teams and customers to help develop and uphold data governance policies and procedures.
Ensure standardized data naming conventions, establish consistent data definitions and monitor overall data quality
Support other developers in auditing data and improving code performance
Tune queries to obtain maximum performance where necessary
Work with internal and external business teams
Perform analysis and auditing of data sets to uncover insights
Propose best practices and standards
Communicate effectively to a non-technical audience, understanding their business requirements and applying technical solutions
Work with many products at the same time, quickly changing priorities to align with ever-changing corporate priorities

Required Qualifications:
Located in Eastern Time Zone
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited university and/or equivalent work experience
4+ years of T-SQL experience, writing complex queries, stored procedures and functions, query optimization, performance tuning, and index utilization
Current experience working in a position as a SQL Server Developer (not web experience)
Experience with Data Analysis (analytical and problem solving skills)
Experience communicating with leaders throughout company

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with healthcare industry
SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services)
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

  • 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.