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Lead Application Database Engineer - Brentwood, TN or Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Miami
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
naviHealth a UnitedHealth Group company is looking for a Lead Application Data Engineer with experience building and improving mission-critical service-oriented applications. This role is a key contributor to the organization and future technologies.
Successful candidates will possess proven experience developing and delivering quality solutions incorporating sound database and software design principles. Moreover, have a genuine passion and energy to grow within a fast-paced and fun environment, using the latest technologies in alignment with the company's technical vision and strategy.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Brentwood, TN preferred.
Primary Responsibilities:
Design, develop, document, test, and debug database structures for new and existing products (cloud and/or in-house)
Serve as a technical expert on database design and best practices
Participate in full development life cycle including requirements analysis and design
Write technical specifications based on conceptual design and stated business requirements
Support, maintain, and document database functionality
Identify and evaluate new technologies and techniques for implementation
Analyze database/application code and structures to find causes of errors and provide guidance on necessary remediations
Analyze code to identify areas of improvement for database performance
Participate in design meetings and analyze needs to determine technical requirements
Contribute to team growth by providing advice, mentoring, and coaching to other engineers with positivity and enthusiasm
Identify opportunities for process improvement and effectively present them to decision-makers
Work with other teams to ensure best principles and practices are followed
Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested

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 or equivalent related work experience
7+ years of relevant work experience in database design/software development
Experience designing, developing, and delivering databases at an enterprise scale
Experience mentoring other developers in the best practices for Database Development
Experience within a CI/CD environment
Experience building/delivering performant, scalable, and flexible software solutions
Experience documenting technology-based solutions
Experience in an Agile environment
Experience working both independently and, in a team oriented collaborative environment
Preferred Qualifications:
Healthcare experience
Microsoft .NET, .NET Core, and C#
Microsoft Transact SQL
Apache Kafka, or similar data streaming platforms
Hybrid mobile JavaScript frameworks
Container based development/deployment
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
*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.

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