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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM


Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com


Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Database ETL Developer - Boston, MA

UHG - Boston, Massachusetts

Posted: 11/17/2018

Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, has more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere. In this role, you’ll be involved in architecting, designing and implementing data warehouse solutions. You’ll be a member of a small team of programmers working directly with healthcare data analysts. We’re automating processes and building a Data Warehouse containing EHR and claims data, as well as multiple data products we generate on different cadences.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design, build and test PL/SQL scripts, functions and stored procedures to support ETL (extract-transform-load) processing
  • Monitor performance of PL/SQL objects and take corrective action to improve results and reconcile discrepancies between the expectations of the business and the structure of the data
  • Document all database objects, technical procedures, test plans and other elements.
  • Collaborate with analytics and other teams to determine how current processing methods can be optimized, scaled, and improved
  • Provide informed feedback for database design and data model decisions
  • Support monthly data warehouse build process
  • Code review
  • Be a good team player and comfortable working in a team environment, delivering timing-critical high-quality deliverables

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Statistics or any discipline involving data analysis and programming or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of working experience as a programmer in a relational database environment (Oracle, SQL Server)
  • 2+ years of data warehousing experience skills
  • UNIX shell scripting
  • Experience communicating technical information with technical and non-technical resources
  • Must be able and willing to work daily in the Boston office
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Exposure to Hadoop or other NoSQL databases
  • Perl/Python experience
  • R experience
  • JIRA
  • Healthcare/life science experience
  • Experience with clinical and/or claims data
  • Understanding healthcare industry terminology and coding (e.g. NDC11, ICD9/ ICD10, HCPCS, CPT, LOINC)

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: 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: Oracle, Teradata, SQL, database, database developer, ETL, Boston, MA, Massachusetts

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