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Sr Data Engineer - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Job Description:

We are actively searching for a candidate who is a subject matter expert with hands-on experience supporting all distributions of MySQL databases, including, but not limited to Oracle MySQL, Percona XTraDB Cluster, MariaDB, and cloud offerings such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS. This role will be primarily focused on day-to-day production database administration for these databases.You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Implement backup and recovery processes, provide system and SQL performance tuning and assist in business process integration with various data sources.
  • Fulfills user requests ranging from access control, backup, restore, refresh to non-production to performance tuning.
  • Provides online & on call coverage for production support and administration of MySQL and support our production and redundant environments.
  • Contribute to automated processes, including Optum-developed automation as well as third party tools.
  • Manage internal customer requests through tickets and following through to completion
  • Thoroughly document and improve operational practices and procedures
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in all environments
  • Participate in other projects and duties as assigned as well as on call rotation You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. Required Qualifications:
    • Undergraduate degree in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experience.
    • 5+ years of hands-on experience in MySQL administration.
      • A solid background in automation and scripting (bash, PERL, python) to develop DBA applications for system automation and integration.
        • Experience in complex data tier architecture, including replication, clustering (Percona), and system interaction with the DBMS.
        • Experience with cloud-based software ecosystems (Azure preferred)
        • Familiarity with continuous integration, testing and deployment.
        • Experience with monitoring, metrics, and visualization with tools like New Relic, Nagios, Graphite, MonYog, etc.
        • Able and willing to work in a team environment and adopt a culture of ownership and initiative and promote such within the team.
        • Able and willing to work independently and in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, with minimal supervision
        • Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as excellent communication skills, verbal and written to both technical and non-technical audiences that are in a geographically dispersed environment
        • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained. Preferred Qualifications:
          • Oracle database administration 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.Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.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: Sr Data Engineer, East Hartford, CT, Connecticut, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute, Austin, TX, Texas, Telecommuting, work from home, work at home, remote - provided by Dice

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