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SQL Data Engineer - UHC Consumer & Provider Experience - Telecommute

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 08/2/2018

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. As an IT Database Specialist, 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.


You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, construct, install, test and maintain highly scalable data management systems
  • Ensure systems meet business requirements and industry practices
  • Implement code with adherence to standards and architectural initiative
  • Extend and construct necessary ETL and automation to support existing frameworks, working closely with the architect to understand and adhere to the style and structure
  • Evolve code and automation to follow the evolution of the data sources (implement fixes due to changes in data sources and/or irregularities identified through regular QC processes)
  • Research opportunities for data acquisition and new uses for existing data
  • Design data flows to import non-homogenous data into a structured warehouse environment
  • Employ a variety of languages and tools (e.g. scripting languages, T-SQL, SSIS) to produce ETL and process automation
  • Collaborate with data architects, modelers and IT team members on project goals
  • Own structural evolution of data mart, ETL that feeds it and team deliverables
  • Establish relationships with business partners and initiate communication to foster knowledge about data and complete research activities
  • Work with internal clients, manage and prioritize deliverables, and document processes
  • Author high-quality, peer-reviewed documentation
  • Recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality
  • Learn about UHC business, the needs of business partners, and creative solutions to meet those needs
  • Motivate and inspire other team members

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with SQL Server Development Tools and creating automation
  • 5+ years of experience with Visual Studio and the Microsoft SQL Technology Stack
  • 5+ years of experience converting ad hoc data to SQL
  • 5+ years of experience working in a collaborative team environment to deliver code solutions using a formal methodology such as scrum and waterfall
  • 5+ years of experience working with process automation and dynamic SQL
  • 5+ years of experience troubleshooting and supporting production data, ETL, and SP
  • 5+ years of experience building relational databases and database structures
  • 2+ years working in a formal development team environment (dev, test, code, deploy) and working to standards

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Marketing/Business experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Health care industry experience
  • Experience with data analytics and presentation layer tools such as Tableau, SSRS
  • Experience with public data sources such as the US Census, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), and Geographic data

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)



*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy


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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