Sr. Data Engineer (Healthcare)

UnitedHealth Group - Eden Prairie, MN

Full-time | Custom_1
Positions in this function are predominantly involved in developing business solutions by creating new and modifying existing software applications. Primary contributor in designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting all types of applications consistent with established specifications and business requirements to deliver business value.

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.

Duties may include management of design services, providing sizing and configuration assistance, ensuring strict data quality, and performing needs assessments. May design schemas, write SQL or other data markup scripting and helps to support development of Analytics and Applications that build on top of data.

This position provides an excellent opportunity for growth on a highly diversified technical team!

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

Primary Responsibilities:
Solid organizational skills and focus on accuracy and attention to detail
Excellent analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
Self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and in a team environment
Providing accurate and timely estimates for tasks
Provide support and leadership in critical production support issue resolution
Conduct or facilitate root cause analysis on all in-scope incidents and recommend a corrective action plan
Work with team to achieve timely resolution of all production issues meeting or exceeding Service Level Agreements
Conduct code review to ensure the work delivered by the team is of high quality standards
Work with business to prioritize production issue resolution
Develops innovative approaches

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 or 4+ years of ETL development experience
5+ years of previous SDLC experience
5+ years of experience in SQL (writing complex queries, code optimization, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience developing ETL Processes using Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
Experience developing in SAS
Familiarity with reporting tools such as Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) and Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
Proficiency in database design, querying, optimization & troubleshooting with one or more of the following RDBMS: Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, and/or Teradata
Previous VB.Net development experience
Prior experience writing and executing functional specifications
Previous experience working with and analyzing healthcare administrative, medical, or pharmacy claims data to support downstream applications, data marts, and end users
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  • 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.