Platform Administrator- Telecommute at Optum

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Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)
This position is responsible for maintaining multiple systems and Service Level Agreements (SLA) focused on System Availability, Capacity Management, Access Management, Disaster Recovery and Performance Monitoring requirements for internally hosted custom and vendor databases. Recommends and implements new or modified technology while coordinating with end users, data warehouse developers, DBA's, System Architects and Change/Release Manager. Troubleshoots issues with applications with developers and vendors during outages. Helps audit performance, recommends changes, and helps guide developers to understand their code impacts to the current technology ecosystem and implement best practices as needed. Assists in the implementation and administration of new Azure cloud-based platforms. Collaborates in the design of data architecture frameworks.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manages application licensing working with application owners
  • Responsible for promotion of application code through development environments to production
  • Monitors system performance and coordinates necessary upgrades or modification with related teams and resources
  • Manages product upgrades and associated relevant activities including collaborating with end users on appropriate timing and cascading effects of upgrades, etc.
  • Manages system access via established processes, i.e. Active Directory
  • Coordinates overnight job runs for data refreshes via established processes, i.e. Control-M
  • Participates in 24/7 On-call rotation (managing/troubleshooting, etc.)
  • Establishes patterns and maintains technical documentation of systems and processes consistent with Enterprise strategy
  • Communicates pertinent information to the user base as necessary and in a timely manner
  • Coordinates with third-party vendors and offshore support as necessary
  • Maintains knowledge and skills of/with SQL Query Development
  • Maintains understanding of software and hardware requirements of varied departmental systems
  • Maintains understanding of the workflow and process requirements of complex application systems
  • Troubleshoots complex, non-standard issues and requests involving code promotions, processes, system function, performance, and dataset and user access for multiple systems.
  • Works with multiple departments at several levels to identify risk, coordinate changes in a timely fashion
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

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:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Healthcare Administration, Information Technology or related (4 additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor's degree)
  • 4+ years of systems administration, data architecture management, database administration and/or application development experience
  • 3+ years Azure cloud administration experience
  • 3+ years Tableau administration
  • Proficiency in T-SQL, developing and optimizing efficient, well performing queries
  • Experience with network monitoring tools like WhatsUp Gold
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service, be a good listener and work well with others
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving experience
  • Hands on experience in process automation, best practice approach, technology efficiency, and effectiveness

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Full-stack development experience
  • Experience with Active Directory management
  • Experience with performance tuning tools and/or techniques
  • Familiarity with managing one or more of the following applications in a Windows Server environment (Tomcat, JAVA, SSRS/PowerBI, BizTalk, QlikView, Denodo Data Virtualization, .net)
  • Expert knowledge in both real-time and batch Data ingestion, Data Processing and Data Consumption optimization
  • Experience with source code repositories like GitHub
  • Experience with SSIS and ETL best practices.
  • PowerShell or other scripting language experience
  • Familiarity with enterprise job scheduling tools
  • Professional Industry Certification(s) in Database Administration, Architecture or Development
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving capabilities with special attention to accuracy and detail
  • Self-starter with a proven ability to take ownership of job responsibilities and ensure successful completion of all projects and requests
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interface effectively with all levels of management both technical and non-technical
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced, high volume environment

Physical & Mental Requirements:
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office equipment and/or machinery
  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.
Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity 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 $64,800 to $116,000. 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.
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