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UnitedHealth Group Data Engineer - US Telecommute in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The SQL Server DBA will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server RDBMS systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and sustainment of multiple environments, servers and databases.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.

  • Configureand maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of systemhealth and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, andsecurity.

  • Independentlyanalyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolutionend-to-end.

  • Refineand automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes

  • Assistdevelopers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.

  • Provide24x7 support for critical production systems.

  • Performscheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.

  • Sharedomain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship andcross-training to other peers and team members.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+years MS SQL Server Administration experience required on SQL 2012 or higher

  • 2+years’ experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using nativemonitoring and troubleshooting tools

  • Experiencewith backups, restores and recovery models

  • Knowledgeof High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server

  • Experienceworking with Windows server, including Active Directory

  • Securitysetup, configuration, concepts, techniques and tools.

  • Indexesconfiguration, concepts, techniques and tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experiencecreating and managing columnstore indexes

  • Experiencewith AlwaysOn Setup, configuration, concepts, techniques and tools

  • Integrationservices native and catalog configuration, concepts, techniques and tools

  • SQLserver Filestream configuration, concepts, techniques and tools

  • MasterData Services setup, configuration, concepts, techniques and tools

  • SSISconfiguration, concepts, techniques and tools

  • SSRSconfiguration, concepts, techniques and tools

  • Performanceanalysis during war rooms

  • DBACode reviews

  • Powershell

  • SQL2014In-Memory setup, configuration, concepts, techniques and tools.

  • SQLAzure

  • ResourcePool setup, configuration, concepts, techniques and tools.

  • TempDBsetup, configuration, concepts, techniques and tools

  • SQL2016Query store setup, configuration, concepts, techniques and tools

Soft Skills:

  • Excellentwritten and verbal communication

  • Flexible,team player, “get-it-done” personality

  • Abilityto organize and plan work independently

  • Abilityto work in a rapidly changing environment

  • Abilityto multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities andteams

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer& Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

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

Diversitycreates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal EmploymentOpportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexualorientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information,or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealthGroup is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug testbefore beginning employment.

Job Keywords: MS SQL Server 2012, Performance tuning, optimization, monitoring, troubleshooting, disaster recovery, backups, high availability, Windows server, Active Directory, configuration, indexes, columnstore, AlwaysOn, integration, Filestream, Master Data Service, telecommute

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