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Job Category:

Information Technology

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

SAS Administrator -MN preferred or Telecommute

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 11/12/2018

At Optum, we are focused on doing things that have not been done yet; helping improve lives in ways that were unthinkable until we thought of them. Do you enjoy working with an elite team, empowered to do your best? If so, please consider this your opportunity to see your ideas come to life. Optum is known for its innovative approach to health care.

Widely regarded as innovators and thought leaders, our executive team has served in key administration roles, on the boards of national and community-based organizations, and in a number of advocacy roles for health care and community-based organizations. We have spent decades investing in the technology and information capabilities that help us bring new ideas to market faster; we have developed solutions that are practical today and scalable for tomorrow; and we have created collaborative teams dedicated to innovation across each of our businesses to share our best thinking. The world will never be the same. And neither should you.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with the business to understand/influence business requirements
  • Demonstrate understanding of cross-functional/cross-domain requirements and impact
  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies/products/trends related to architectural solutions
  • Ensure alignment of solutions with business and IT goals/objectives
  • Identify and quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems
  • Facilitate/lead/participate in identification of solution options and features
  • Communicate solution options to business owners/stakeholders (e.g. architecture reviews)
  • Incorporate software and system architecture (e.g. infrastructure, network) into conceptual designs
  • Ensure alignment with enterprise technology standards (e.g. solution patterns, application frameworks, technology roadmaps, capital plans)
  • Identify gaps between established standards and proposed solutions, and follow the exception/waiver process as needed
  • Maintain awareness of current technology assets and the capability of each
  • Understand and adhere to architecture Governance framework
  • Deliver all project deliverables on scope, on time and on budget

Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of SAS 9.4 Administration experience
  • 5+ years of metadata management experience
  • 3+ years of mid-tier configuration experience
    • Updating mid-tier applications
    • Configuring mid-tier for High Availability
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Health care industry experience
  • Team leadership or team management experience
  • Experience prototyping and performance tuning applications deployed across multiple operating systems, languages and computing platforms
 
Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place 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.
 
 
Job Keywords: SAS Metadata Mid-Tier MidTier, SAS 9.4, Configuration, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota
 

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