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Operations Support (w / Oracle DBA and Unix focus) - Salt Lake City, UT

UnitedHealth Group

Salt Lake City, UT
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Operations Support (w / Oracle DBA and Unix focus) - Salt Lake City, UT(Job Number:701816)

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, Sr. DBA / Systems Admin, 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 Sr. DBA / Systems Admin, 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 Oracle database and Unix / AIX administration for mission - critical custom and packaged software
  • Design storage strategies around backup and recovery for complex database environments, physical structures, and specialized database applications / systems
  • Uphold enterprise policy guidelines and recommend new / improved guidelines
  • Partner with project teams and interact with customers to find 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

Job IT Database Design/Analysis
Primary Location US-UT-Salt Lake City
Other Location 
Organization S&T - Product Development
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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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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