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Senior DataStage or Informatica Engineer - Minnetonka, MN

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 10/12/2018

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. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Research, evaluate, identify alternative approaches, recommend, design and code efficient and effective solutions for challenging problems ranging from small to large work efforts for low to high complexity problems
  • Comply with standards and guidelines related to the design, construction, testing and deployment activities as established by departmental and organizational standards
  • Demonstrate collaborative skills working within a project team of diverse skills and will bring communication skills including oral, written and presentation skills, creativity, and problem solving skills to a challenging environment
  • Partner with other competency leads/ developers and support project planning, technical design, development and solution deployment functions
  • Identify opportunities in business processes, system capabilities and delivery methodologies for continuous improvement as applicable
  • Lead, mentor and develop development resources and provide project related directions
    Acting in a technical SME role, support development, QA, and production support teams in SDLC and operational activities
Please note: This is an office based position and is not a telecommute/work from home position. Office location: Minnetonka, MN

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business or other relevant degree; OR equivalent professional experience
  • 8+ experience in IT systems analysis, data analysis, software design, or a combination of roles within SDLC
  • 5+ years of recent and hands-on experience IBM Infosphere DataStage ETL tool (version 7.5.2 or greater) or 5+ years of recent hands on experience Informatica ETL tool
  • 4+ years of UNIX or Linux development environment experience
  • 5+ years of experience with programming languages (shell scripts, PERL, TWS, C++, .NET, or other)
  • 4+ years of experience with writing SQL queries and stored procedures with relational databases
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Business, or IT
  • Health care (payer, provider, or pharmacy benefit management) experience
  • Extensive knowledge of relational databases principles and structures
  • Experience with Teradata, Oracle or DB2
  • An understanding of a variety of modeling and/or diagramming techniques, with the ability to create process flow diagrams and the ability read data flow and entity relationship models
  • Experience with additional industry standard ETL tools (Talend, Informatica, etc.)
  • Experience with Tivoli (TWS) or equivalent job scheduling tool experience
  • Exposure to big data platforms (Hadoop, MS PDW, and other platforms and appliances etc.)
  • Able to act as a lead developer responsible for the planning, completion and coordination of work activity for projects involving more than one developer
  • Experience working with a virtual team environment over multiple locations, including off-shore

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.



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