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IT Database Consultant - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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744815 IT Database Consultant Telecommute

IT Database Consultant - Telecommute (744815)

Position Description

IT Database Consultant - Telecommute



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 IT Database Consultant responsible for designing and implementing large OLTP and OLAP DSS databases under moderate supervision on a high availability Unix environment and solutions/platforms including Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) with ASM, Oracle Data Guard, and Veritas Clusters with 24x7 failover. Performs database design, installation, configuration, and maintenance, including upgrades/migrations, patch management, and other database administration activities on Sun Solaris and IBM AIX platforms; implements best practice operations, performance and capacity planning, backup and recovery policies, and disaster recovery setups using Oracle Data Guard; and applies experience in Oracle8i, Oracle9i, Oracle 10g, Oracle 11g, and Oracle 12c, using features/tools including Oracle Streams, RAC, Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Grid Control, Dataguard, RMAN, ADDM, AWR, Statspack, data pump, Oracle advanced replication, and Unix shell scripting. The IT Database Consultant works with the crisis and disaster management unit, participates in 24x7 on-call rotation, and submits SRs to Oracle Metalink support to resolve Oracle bugs and issues. This position is required to uphold enterprise policy guidelines and recommend new and improved guidelines and partner with project teams as well as interact with customers to find solutions for projects and operational issues for existing and proposed databases. May telecommute from any location within the U.S.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electronics and Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field or related field.
  • 5 years related progressive, post-baccalaureate experience. Will accept experience gained concurrently
  • Must have 12 months demonstrated ability with each of the following: (1) Install, configure, patch, and support Oracle 11g and 12c Restart, Real Application Clusters (RAC), Automatic Storage Management (ASM), and Cluster Ready Services (CRS); (2) Backup and restore Oracle 11g and 12c databases using Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN); (3) Install, configure, patch, and support Oracle data replication tools including Datapump and Oracle 12c Dataguard; (4) Use Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Grid/Cloud Control to perform basic and advanced day-to-day database administration duties; and (5) Execute and interpret Oracle 11g/12c database diagnostic tools including Automatic Workload Repository (AWR), Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM), Statspack, and SQLTXPLAIN. Employer will accept experience gained concurrently. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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 Number744815
  • Job TitleIT Database Consultant - Telecommute
  • 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 PositionYes
  • 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.

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