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Performance Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group
Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job Code
767075 Performance Analyst Eden Prairie MN

Performance Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN (767075)

Position Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Developers, DBA's, Enterprise Architects, Shared Services teams, Performance Engineers and Product Managers to develop robust performance testing strategies for a web-based application
  • Responsible for identifying performance tuning opportunities by reviewing Java code written by other developers, configuration files, SQL queries and make recommendations to other developers in the team
  • Explore new tools and utilities to automate performance testing, results analysis and debugging process
  • Automate test data setup for performance testing and repeatability of the test
  • Responsible for bottleneck isolation using smart monitoring tools such as Dynatrace,  Splunk, New Relic, etc.
  • Generate periodic test reports showing performance test results comparing to the target performance goals
  • Come up with innovative ideas/suggestions to resolve complex performance issues/defects
  • Present test results and recommendations to project teams and Business/IT leaders
  • Participate and provide input in system analysis, design walkthroughs and Code reviews
  • Comply with standards of the software development life cycle and agile processes
  • Meet or exceed all defined target test goals and milestone dates for the project in order to ensure its overall success

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience using one or more performance monitoring tools (Dynatrace, New Relic, Splunk, appdynamics, etc.)
  • 2+ years of prior "hands-on" development experience using technologies such as Java/JEE, Groovy, Spring, Maven
  • 1+ years of development experience in Web-based application, Database, Webservices, API's, Batch/ETL components
  • A very good understanding of various application tiers and middle-ware in a web-based development environment
  • 1+ years of hands-on development experience with PL/SQL, XML/JSON, Flat/Delimited files, MQ messages, EDI X12 files
  • Exposure to incremental agile software development methodologies
  • Prior experience in working closely with Developers and Architects in solving software performance issues
  • Strong troubleshooting and reasoning skills; the ability to debug and resolve difficult technical problems
  • Proven experience working independently
  • Current or prior experience anticipating problems proactively and take appropriate actions to mitigate negative impact
  • Experience in creating and implementing performance test methodologies, processes, and innovative smart tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering
  • Prior experience with Load Runner, JMeter, Gatling, Selenium and other automation testing tools
  • Prior experiences working with EDI X12 (274, 834, 837, 278) files
  • Healthcare industry experience

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)



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 Details

  • Contest Number767075
  • Job TitlePerformance Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

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