Data Warehouse Architect / DBA - Lansing, MI

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Date Posted: Monday, June 26th, 2017
Job Location: Lansing, MI
Pay Rate: Competitive
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Permanent
Required Skills: Analysis, Architecture, Database, Database Administration, Database Administrator, Data Modeling, Data Warehouse, DBA, ERwin, Genetic, Hardware, Linux, Management, Modeling, Project, Security, SQL, Teradata, Unix, Validation

Job Description:

Optum gives you the opportunity to showcase your passion and technical expertise, to transform health care, as we change the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology.

With a technology career at Optum, you have an amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve peoples' lives. We are a top notch health care company that is driven by the latest technology enabling us to significantly improve the quality of health care and improve the lives of tens of millions. This is a unique opportunity for you to make an impact by utilizing your technical expertise to help people live healthier lives. This is where you will work with the best and the brightest and together make positive change a reality. This where you will do your life's best work.(sm)

In this exciting role, as a Data Warehouse Architect / DBA, you will work with state-of-the-art relational database technologies and be part of a team of highly skilled IT Database professionals working on mission critical applications and systems.

As a Data Warehouse Architect / DBA, you will be responsible for the design, implementation, support and maintenance of all functions of relational database systems. You will be responsible for the following: database access, methods and time, device allocations, validation checks, organization, security, documentation, and statistical methodology. In this role, you will monitor overall standards and procedures and assist in integrating various systems. You will also consult with users, determine requirements and recommend database establishment and utilization.


Primary Responsibilities:

Provide database administration for mission-critical client projects in complex database environments
Perform database modeling for mission-critical client projects
Uphold enterprise policy guidelines and recommend new/improved guidelines
Partner with project teams and interact with customers to design/develop solutions for projects and operational issues for existing and proposed databases
Act as a liaison serving as primary point of contact between application business segments and database administrators
Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to perform in all of the basic database management skills of database administration, Web connectivity, physical structure, overall architecture, and database analysis
Provide standardization and consistency across environments
Ensure a stable and secure database environment
Implement and monitor database functionality to ensure stable environments
Identify and initiate resolutions to user problems and concerns associated with database server equipment (hardware and software)
Anticipate customer needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them
Serve as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues
Solve complex problems and develop innovative solutions
Perform complex conceptual analyses
Review work performed by others and provides recommendations for improvement
Forecast and plan resource requirements
Review the work of others
Develop innovative approaches
Serve as Subject Matter Expert
Serve as a leader/mentor


Required Qualifications:

5+ years of data architect experience

5+ years of DBA experience with Teradata V12/13/14

5+ years with experience in ETL using Teradata Utilities in a Unix/Linux environment

Experience with performance tuning within a large database or data warehouse environment (SQL, Explains, etc.)

Advanced SQL Skills

3+ years of experience working with end users/customers to understand requirements, and system and business issues

3+ years of experience performing technical analysis to develop solutions for end user/customer


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in a state government environment

Healthcare industry experience

Experience with BI reporting

Experience modeling database solutions

Experience using ERWin for data modeling

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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 Keywords: Database Administrator; Relational Database, DBA, Database Administration, Database Administrator, Information Technology, IT, SQL, UNIX environment, technology, Optum, Lansing, MI, Michigan


Job Title: Data Warehouse Architect / DBA - Lansing, MI
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Optum Data Management
Family: Information Technology
Telecommuter Position: No
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Overtime Status: Exempt
City: Lansing
State: MI
Country: United States
Department: Optum Data Management

About UnitedHealth Group:

We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 14 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.(SM) Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at http://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

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