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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Application DBA - MN or TN

UHG - Tennessee, US

Posted: 12/10/2018

With all the opportunities out there, what’s the best way to raise your game and up your impact? Put yourself on a team that’s doing incredible things with data to create incredible health care solutions across the globe. That’s no small thing. In fact it’s all about big data and big ideas. 
Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, has more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere. As an IT Data Engineer, you’ll work with state-of-the-art relational database technologies and be part of a team that’s developing mission critical applications and systems. You’ll be responsible for the design, implementation, support and maintenance of all functions of relational database systems.  As you do, you’ll be helping to make the world a smarter, healthier place.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Partner with project teams and interact with customers to find solutions for projects and operational issues for existing and proposed databases
  • Design storage strategies around backup and recovery for complex database environments, physical structures and specialized database applications/systems
  • Act as a liaison serving as primary point of contact between application business segments and database administrators
  • Identify and initiate resolutions to user problems and concerns associated with database server equipment (hardware and software)
Know that this opportunity comes with big potential and big challenges. It’s a fast paced team that includes some of the top minds and most intensely focused technology professionals in the business. You’ll be expected to work cross functionally bringing smart ideas and solutions through design, implementation, support and maintenance.

Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of relational database experience in a complex, enterprise environment
  • 5+ years of Database Administration experience with the knowledge and ability to perform in all of the basic database management skills of database administration
  • 5+ years of experience working with Application and/or System Database Administrators and development teams
 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Health care industry experience
  • Experience with Data Warehouses and/or Data Marts
  • UNIX/Linux experience
  • Experience with Migrating to Big Data Technologies
  • Experience with DevOps

If you're the kind of coder who wants to bring it to a new level every day, bring yourself over to Optum. We are a diversified health services and innovation company where data, technology, people and action combine to make great things happen every day. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing 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.



Job Keywords: Database Administrator; Relational Database, DBA, Information Technology, IT, SQL, UNIX environment, technology, Optum, TN, Tennessee, MN, Minnesota, Eden Prairie

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