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UDW Application Developer Consultant - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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743132 UDW Application Developer Consultant Telecommute

UDW Application Developer Consultant - Telecommute (743132)

Position Description

Transform health care and change the way consumers engage with technology.

Sounds like a big challenge, right? Here, at Optum, you have the opportunity to achieve great things while you showcase your passion and technical expertise as a (Type of Developer) Applications Developer. You'll be inspired by working alongside some of the most brilliant minds in technology who bring compassion, energy and focus to their work every day on a mission to change health care as we know it. Join us! Come share who you are and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The App Dev Consultant  is responsible for supporting day-to day data movement within UDW assets. This position requires very strong technical and analytical skills and the ability to manage concurrent assignments with  tight deadlines. The individual must be able to exercise independent judgment in determining the scope of assignments and collaborate with other team members to support department goals.
You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Keep abreast of changes in the standards, technologies or methodologies
  • Oversee day-to-day ETL processes–job monitoring, issue identification, documentation, analysis and resolution
  • Respond to production issues in a timely manner for a number of critical deliverables related to daily and month-end reporting to UHG business and regulators
  • Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing results as needed
  • Provide effective client communication during regular updates and escalating when appropriate
  • Work with technology project teams to implement new functionality to support business needs and ensure long-term supportability
  • Identify and constructively communicate the need for improvements or enhancements in UDW technology to improve stability and efficiency
  • Drive completion of projects and initiatives, follow through on execution of strategies and demonstrate ability to stay the course despite obstacles
  • Perform special projects as defined by leaders
  • Participate in the “on call” rotation
Required Qualifications:
  • Have a good understanding of data warehouse concept
  • 5+ years of experience of ETL using IBM Data stage
  • 5+ years of experience  with Teradata
  • 1- 2 years of experience using TWS schedule tool
  • Must be comfortable in a fast paced team-oriented environment


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with data warehouse operations
  • ETL development experience
  • Project management experience
  • Experience operating in an agile environment

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


*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 Details

  • Contest Number743132
  • Job TitleUDW Application Developer Consultant - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, 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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