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Oracle DBA

UnitedHealth Group

Plymouth, MN
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741370 Oracle DBA

Oracle DBA (741370)

Position Description





You will be accountable for database administration, design, build and tuning of mission critical Oracle environments as a member of the Database Services Oracle team for our Fortune 10 company.




Primary responsibilities for the role include:



  • Implementation and Configuration of Oracle databases

  • Implementation of HA solutions and definition of Backup/Recovery strategy

  • Define Oracle technical infrastructure environment

  • Define and document standards and guidelines

  • Automate repeatable tasks

  • Design, implement and maintain all functions of database systems, including access, methods and time, device allocations, validation checks, organization, security, documentation and statistical methodology

  • Assist in design, test, implementation, maintenance and control of physical and relational databases

  • Consult with users; determine requirements and recommend database establishment and utilization

  • Consult with Systems Analysts and designers on procedures related to new or existing databases

  • Assist in development of systems and procedures affecting database management, design and maintenance

  • Establish and maintain databases for user testing and production

  • Evaluate, test and produce recommendations for the selection, use and deployment of DBMS software, data management tools and utilities, data warehouse and replication tools

  • Support problem resolution

  • Consult and advise in application design and tuning

  • Plan, organize and execute product benchmarks for threshold and functionality

  • Provide support for the development and maintenance of production and non-production database environments for distributed applications

  • Participate in product evaluations, design review sessions, data requirement meetings and consulting with application development teams

  • Performance and Tuning

  • Production support

  • Define the complete technical infrastructure environment

  • Review ongoing and proposed projects to identify opportunities for reuse and process improvement

  • Review project deliverables for completeness, quality, and compliance with established project standards

  • Document and communicate the status of progress against plans, taking corrective action as necessary

  • Identify, clarify, and resolve project activity issues and risks, escalating them as needed

  • Review technical documentation to verify compliance with client requirements and established architectural standards and guidelines

  • Participate in rotational 24x7 oncall support






Required Experiences/Skills:




  • 5 + years of Oracle RDBMS database administration experience

  • Experience with Oracle v11 or higher

  • 5 + years of production support or technology administration supporting internal systems

  • 3 + years of UNIX/LINUX background

  • 3 + years of experience with UNIX Korn Shell

  • Understanding of the SDLC and business processes

  • Proven analytic, problem solving and fact finding skills

  • Demonstrated diagnostic skills

  • Strong judgment

  • Track record of success working effectively with others

  • Willingness to share knowledge to ensure team success

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent experiences

  • Willing and able to participate in 24x7 on call rotation





Desired Experiences/Skills:





  • Oracle certification(s)

  • MySQL experience

  • TSM backup environment experience

  • Professional experience in the health care industry




Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place 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 Number741370
  • Job TitleOracle DBA
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Plymouth, 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.

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