Sign In
 [New User? Sign Up]
Mobile Version

Application Development Consultant

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
Job Code:
Apply on the Company Site
  • Save Ad
  • Email Friend
  • Print
  • Research Salary

Job Details

744808 Application Development Consultant

Application Development Consultant (744808)

Position Description

Application Development Consultant



If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)


Position Summary

We are seeking a Application Development Consultant for our Minnetonka, MN location responsible for designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting all types of applications consistent with established specifications and business requirements to deliver the business value; Designing and building scalable, well-performing processes using Informatica Powercenter; Developing routines/scripts in Shell and C/C++ for complex data logic; Working in analytic and operational data warehouses; leading the development team to achieve key business objectives; collaborating with the team on application architecture design and decision-making; developing innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business; providing alternate design solutions along with project estimates; designing and implementing application enhancements in collaboration with different teams; and troubleshooting production support issues post release deployment and developing solutions. Solve complex production issues; influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products, and approaches; be expected to function as a mentor for junior developers and provide assistance, as needed; be expected to handle smaller projects, including interactions with other teams and third parties for design and architecture; have involvement with senior management in terms of supplying input for key design and architecture decisions, as well as work estimation and resource planning. In addition, the Application Development Consultant will knowledge and experience with the following: assessing and developing the full lifecycle ETL design requirements using Informatica Powercenter; Oracle; Linux; Tivoli; Shell Scripting; MS Visio; MS Office; C and C++; leading a team of ETL developers; data warehousing concepts and hands on experience with data warehousing projects; developer workload management, work estimating and scheduling, and status management; analytical problem solving and fact finding skills; documenting and communicating the status of progress plans; prior experience working with offshore developers; Extrapolate knowledge of Healthcare  to architectural and efficient data warehousing implementation.  Use knowledge of healthcare insurance claims, eligibility, providers and clinical information.  Responsible for migration of business analytics for claims, eligibility and care management to big data platforms.  Lead highly technical project development teams. Mentor and coach less experienced developers.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field and 5 years related progressive, post-baccalaureate experience.
  • Must also have 12 months of demonstrated ability with each of the following: 1) Designing and building scalable, well-performing processes using Informatica Powercenter; 2) Developing routines/scripts in Shell and C/C++ for complex data logic; 3) Leading development team activities; 4) Working in analytic and operational data warehouses; and 5) Knowledge of healthcare insurance claims, eligibility, provider and clinical information.
  • Will accept experience gained concurrently.

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: 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 Number744808
  • Job TitleApplication Development Consultant
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

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

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.

Powered ByLogo

Featured Jobs[ View All ]

Featured Employers [ View All ]