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Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 


Information is the lifeblood of the healthcare industry-everything depends on it. At Optum Insight Technology, you’ll help us work on streamlining the flow of information between payers, healthcare providers and various other stakeholders to deliver the right insights to the right places at the right times, driving better outcomes for patients, reducing friction in the health system and lowering costs. Every day our work directly impacts the world for the better, in meaningful and profound ways.  
 

We live in a time of unprecedented technical capability and possibility. Health care is at a pivotal point in this journey where even small gains can lead to major transformation. You could be a part of that - you have tremendous skill and the potential to make a lasting impact. Optum Insight Technology is uniquely positioned to bring your skills to bear on these pressing and life-changing technical challenges. The health care industry has an immediate need for your drive, innovation, passion, and technical insight. Help us help the millions of people we serve each day. 


Functions may include database architecture, engineering, design, optimization, security, and administration; as well as data modeling, big data development, Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) development, storage engineering, data warehousing, data provisioning and other similar roles. Responsibilities may include Platform-as-a-Service and Cloud solution with a focus on data stores and associated eco systems. Duties may include management of design services, providing sizing and configuration assistance, ensuring strict data quality, and performing needs assessments. Analyzes current business practices, processes and procedures as well as identifying future business opportunities for leveraging data storage and retrieval system capabilities. Manages relationships with software and hardware vendors to understand the potential architectural impact of different vendor strategies and data acquisition. May design schemas, write SQL or other data markup scripting and helps to support development of Analytics and Applications that build on top of data. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.


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


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
  • Develop, test, deploy and schedule complex ETL/ELT solutions to integrate multiple data asset across the organization
  • 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
  • Act in a technical SME role, support development, QA, and production support teams in SDLC and operational activities


You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience with modern relational databases
  • 5+ years of experience optimizing SQL statements
  • 5+ years of experience working on commercially available software and / or healthcare platforms as a Data Engineer
  • 3+ years of experience building data pipelines in Azure Data factory, Databricks, App services, Az Functions
  • 3+ years of experience working with Synapse, Cosmos
  • 3+ years of experience designing and building Enterprise Data solutions on Cloud
  • 1+ years of experience/knowledge of Power BI


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building Big Data solutions on public cloud (Azure)
  • Experience with Data warehousing services, preferably synapse and SQL
  • Experience developing RESTful Services in .NET, Java, or any other language
  • Experience with DevOps in Data engineering
  • Experience with Microservices architecture
  • Experience in using modern software engineering and product development tools including Agile/SAFE, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, DevOps etc.


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)


California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $85,000 to $167,300. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.


*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy


At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.
 
 
 
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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