1+ months

Senior Data Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN or Basking Ridge, NJ

Eden Prairie, MN 55344
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Individual will be accountable for database administration, design, build and tune mission critical Microsoft SQL Server environments as a team member of Database Services SQL Server team providing technical solutions for Optum Technology.


A typical day will involve standard SQL Server DBA duties like applying SQL Server patches, supporting database backups and restores, working on any performance tuning requirements, and live monitoring of databases. An individual in this DBA role will also work closely with application support and development teams to refine their SQL scripts and assist in application release deployments and support any database break-fix type requests. On a day to day basis, DBA will be on point to run database health checks and troubleshot / remediate any findings. On a project basis, upgrades of current SQL Server lower version environments to latest version will also be in-scope for DBA duties in this position. DBA will also SQL Server environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Installation, administration and configuration of SQL 2016/2014 and other supported lower version of Microsoft SQL Servers
  • Participate in 24x7 on - call support
  • Define Backup / Recovery strategy
  • Production support
  • Database Performance Tuning and troubleshooting is must
  • Design and architect various high availability and disaster recovery solution as well long term archival process
  • Experience on different type of database backup, replication, recovery, restoration, solutions
  • Excellent knowledge in other RDBMS and cross platform technology concepts
  • Knowledge on Azure or cloud based solutions on SQL platform, supporting key, business initiatives
  • Experience on automation and PowerShell scripting to build infrastructure for automation
  • Experiences on BI, Data ware housing architecture and implementations
  • Design, implement and maintain all functions of database systems, including access, methods and time, device allocations, validation checks, organization, security, documentation and statistical methodology
  • Assists in development of systems and procedures affecting database management, design and maintenance
  • Support problem resolution; consult and advise in application design and tuning; plan, organize and execute product benchmarks for threshold and functionality
  • Participate in product evaluations, design review session, data requirement meetings and consulting with application development products
  • Project Delivery
    Review ongoing and proposed projects to identify opportunities for reuse and process improvement
  • Review technical documentation to verify compliance with client requirements and established architectural standards and guidelines

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.



Posted: 2020-09-10 Expires: 2020-11-14

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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Senior Data Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN or Basking Ridge, NJ

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