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Principal Applications Analyst / Facets Support, UHG - Grand Junction, CO

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749189 Principal Applications Analyst Facets Support UHG Grand Junction CO

Principal Applications Analyst / Facets Support, UHG - Grand Junction, CO (749189)

Position Description

Doing the right thing is a way of life at Rocky Mountain Health Plans (RMHP). For more than 225,000 members of our unique, physician-founded health care organization, we provide innovative health insurance coverage and personalized attention to individuals of all ages and business of all sizes throughout Western and rural Colorado. As a part of Optum, the fastest growing part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we've enhanced our offerings through sophisticated tools and technologies, superior customer service and a commitment to striving to improve the health and wellness of our Members and partners in the state where we live, work, and play – because we’re Colorado, too. From a career perspective you couldn’t do better. We’re all about quality and making a difference.  And can make our opportunities your opportunity to do your life’s best work.(sm)


As a Principal Applications Analyst/Facets Support, you'll work alongside some of the most engaged and brilliant people in our business; people who bring compassion, energy and focus to their work every day.


If you are located in Grand Junction, CO, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.


Primary Responsibilities

  • The Applications Analyst/Facets Support is responsible for supporting all core applications and ancillary components.=
  • Responsible for interacting with all Business Units and Business Users
  • Responsible for analysis and troubleshooting  
  • Predict emerging customer needs and develop business strategies and innovative solutions to meet them
  • Develop and manage business plans and lead large, complex projects
  • Influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products and/or approaches to help solve complex problems with broad impact on the business
  • In - depth working knowledge of distributive systems, database management and application server operation
  • Acts as principal technical / administrative resource in administration of the Facets environments
  • Advanced performance and tuning
  • Troubleshooting any application related environment issues
  • Researches and evaluates alternatives and recommends solutions for system design
  • Support problem resolution; consult and advise on application design and tuning; plan, organize and execute product benchmarks for capacity threshold and functionality
  • Provide support for the development and maintenance of production, stage, test, and development environments for distributed applications
  • Operates with minimal supervision across multiple environments and platforms
  • Confers with appropriate managers / application groups regarding problems with and capabilities of Facets environments
  • This position is responsible for support multiple Facets platforms
  • Support an end to end SDLC process to include tracking and implementing releases into different stages of environments
  • Monitors overall non - production batch operations
  • Also assists in integrating various third party systems into the environment and assist with testing these applications

Know this. We operate a complex, matrixed environment that requires you to work through ambiguity and build relationships across technology teams and the business. You’ll need to act as an effective mentor and role model to other developers as well as earn credibility with business and technology leaders within a demanding deadline-driven environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of overall IT experience
  • 5+ years of development direct experience working with Facets Support
  • 5+ years working within the Software Development Life Cycle
  • 3+ years or more of scripting experience
  • 5+ years of Transact SQL experience
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Health care industry experience
  • Experience with the Agile methodology

If you’re the kind of thinker and leader who wants to bring your contribution to a new level every day, bring yourself over to UHG. You’ll discover an opportunity to do your life’s best work.(sm)


*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy



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 Keywords:  Facets, production support, SQL, Trizetta, scripting,  Information Technology, IT, software, engineer, agile, SDLC

Job Details

  • Contest Number749189
  • Job TitlePrincipal Applications Analyst / Facets Support, UHG - Grand Junction, CO
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentCommunity and State

Job Location Information

    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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