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Senior Data Engineer- UK Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Optum, the fast-growing part of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. Our teams are dedicated to modernizing the health care system and improving the lives of people and communities. Serving virtually every dimension of the health system, we work with a diverse set of clients across 150 countries - from those who diagnose and treat patients to those who pay for care, deliver health services, and those who supply the cures. Optum maintains operations across North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Our innovative partnerships provide technology and tools that enable unprecedented collaboration and efficiency. As a result, we can tap into valuable health care data to uncover insights and develop strategies for better care at lower costs. Here at Optum, part of United Health Group we'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) About the role: At UnitedHealth Group and Optum, we want to make healthcare work better for everyone. This depends on hiring the best and brightest. With a thriving ecosystem of investment and innovation, our business in the UK and Ireland is constantly growing to support the healthcare needs of the future. Our teams are at the forefront of building and adapting the latest technologies to propel healthcare forward in a way that better serves everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, we use the most advanced development tools, AI, data science and innovative approaches to make the healthcare system work better for everyone. Join us and do your life's best work. As a Senior Data Engineer, you will be part of a healthcare product team; focused on developing and implementing methods to improve data generation and reliability. You will be a key team member, focused on developing foundational data-pipelines for downstream analytics. You will split your time between two key functions within the Optum International Infrastructure team. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Providing backups and restores as required to support release management activities
  • Building Azure Data services to support development activities (Azure SQL Server, ADF, Databricks) and some on-premise Microsoft SQL Database servers
  • Ensuring that all environments meet the Azure Security and Optum International Database policies
  • Monitor Data usage and Maintain efficient Azure costing models
  • Provide recommendations to the development team regarding query optimisation
  • Maintenance and patching of the on-premise Microsoft SQL Database servers
  • Migrating data between environments and documentation of infrastructure
  • Supporting BI packages
  • Servicing requests for information
  • Backups and day to day monitoring for issues, alongside support requests
  • Continual improvement programs Required Qualifications:
    • Proven experience in Microsoft SQL Server 2014 and above.
    • Knowledge and experience with the following:
      • Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services
      • SQL Backup and Restore Operations
      • Install and configuration of Microsoft SQL Server
      • SQL Server Replication
      • Always on availability groups and clustering
      • SQL Server Log Shipping
      • SQL Security
      • Certificate Management
      • Documentation
      • Hands-on experience developing data pipelines that demonstrate a strong understanding of software engineering principles. Preferred Qualifications:
        • Experience building data pipelines on either AWS, Azure or GCP, following best practices in Cloud deployments
        • Understanding of system hardening, and threat and vulnerability management
        • Data migration projects / Dev-ops / Data-Dev-Ops
        • Query Optimisation
        • Azure SQL PaaS and/or Azure Data Factory
        • ARM / Terraform
        • Other RDBMS technologies (such as Postgres or MySQL)
        • Redgate tools
        • Powershell scripting 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) All telecommuters will be required to adhere to the 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.

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