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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

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Senior Software Engineer / DBA - San Diego, CA

UHG - San Diego, California

Posted: 12/2/2018

There's no better time to bring your software engineering career to the health care industry.


You take pride in designing and developing solutions. And not just any solutions - solutions that are scalable and can be used in the marketplace to make an impact on the lives of millions. At Optum, you can bring your passion for innovation to an Agile environment where some of the smartest people you'll ever work with are working together to help make the health care system work better for everyone.


When you join us as a Senior Software Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your technical expertise, making historic transformation in health care and changing the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. You will be challenged with delivering high quality software products to impact the health care industry for the better. Here, you'll work at a pace you didn't know you had in you, your performance will be rewarded and, at the end of the day, you'll know you're doing your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing and troubleshooting stored procedures
  • Writing Ad hoc SQL queries
  • Troubleshooting and debugging Microsoft SQL server 2012 database
  • Formulates, defines and documents the functional system specifications
  • Devises or modifies procedures that solve complex business problems with due consideration for hardware/software capacity and limitations, operating times and the desired results
  • Analyzes and revises existing functional documentation
  • Generates innovative ideas to resolve problems
  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding all defined target goals and milestone dates for the project in order to ensure its overall success
  • Assists in training junior level personnel in technical complexities of assigned work
  • Successfully participate in team building/being a part of team
  • Take new processes/methods and work to refine
  • Troubleshooting, enhancing and/or fixing software interfaces
  • Troubleshooting HL7 data feeds

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience writing SQL or PLSQL Ad hoc queries
  • 2+ years of experience writing performance tuning queries
  • Familiarity with SSRS / SSIS / SSMS
  • Familiarity with HL7

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent professional experiences
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Experience with JBOSS application server
  • Experience using Fiddler
  • Medical Coding/Claim Adjudication experience
  • Understanding of network routing and protocols
  • Familiarity with SaaS installations
  • Knowledge of Group Policy and Network Permissions
  • Knowledge of Citrix or Terminal Services installations
  • Experience with multi-threaded applications
  • Knowledge of SaaS architecture

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: SQL, PLSQL, SSRS, SSIS, SSMS, HL7, software engineer, DBA, San Diego, CA

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