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Senior DataStage Developer - Minnetonka, MN

Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Job Description:

As a Senior DataStage Developer with the PEDS - Product Engineering and Data Solutions division, you will be part of a mature and strong solution design and application development team dedicated to acquiring, integrating and using administrative (claims), supplemental (EMR, immunization etc.) and other healthcare data for quality programs like HEDIS. As a Senior Data Stage Developer, you will participate in the systems development life cycle for new development, enhancements and maintenance projects as applicable and work with project teams to design, develop and deploy ETL software needed to support a variety of business needs. You will report directly to a resource manager, but your role will matrix to project managers for completion of project activity. The ideal candidate for this Senior DataStage Developer role will be an enthusiastic problem-solver who is comfortable taking charge, making sound business decisions and formulating creative tactical solutions to business and operational problems, all while handling multiple tasks simultaneously. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research, evaluate, identify alternative approaches, recommend, design and code efficient and effective solutions for challenging problems ranging from small to large work efforts for low to high complexity problems
  • Comply with standards and guidelines related to the design, construction, testing and deployment activities as established by departmental and organizational standards
  • Demonstrate collaborative skills working within a project team of diverse skills and will bring communication skills including oral, written and presentation skills, creativity, and problem solving skills to a challenging environment
  • Partner with other competency leads/ developers and support project planning, technical design, development and solution deployment functions
  • Identify opportunities in business processes, system capabilities and delivery methodologies for continuous improvement as applicable
    Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business or other relevant degree; OR equivalent professional experience
    • 4+ years of IBM Infosphere DataStage ETL tool (version 7.5.2 or greater)
    • 4+ years of UNIX or Linux development environment experience
    • 2+ years of experience with programming languages (shell scripts, PERL, TWS, C++, .NET, or other)
    • 4+ years of experience with writing SQL queries and stored procedures with relational databases
    • Available location for this role is Minnetonka, MN - consideration will be given to those outside of MN if you are open to relocationPreferred Qualifications:
      • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Business, or IT
      • Health care (payer, provider, or pharmacy benefit management) experience
      • Experience with Value Based Engineering (RSA) methodology or equivalent
      • Extensive knowledge of relational databases principles and structures
      • Experience with Teradata, Oracle or DB2
      • An understanding of a variety of modeling and/or diagramming techniques, with the ability to create process flow diagrams and the ability read data flow and entity relationship models
      • Experience with additional industry standard ETL tools (Pentaho, Informatica, etc.)
      • Experience with Tivoli (TWS) or equivalent job scheduling tool experience
      • Exposure to big data platforms (Hadoop, MS PDW, and other platforms and appliances etc.)
      • Able to act as a lead developer responsible for the planning, completion and coordination of work activity for projects involving more than one developer
      • Experience working with a virtual team environment over multiple locations, including off-shore
      • Effective communications with all levels of internal staff, including issue resolution, negotiation of project related priorities, and completion dates
      • Strong analytical and technical aptitude
      • Exposure to complex, cross-departmental projects involving multiple platforms
      • Ability to deliver functionality in two or more programming languages within a single development environment
      • Ability to create detailed technical design specifications
      • Ability to lead walk through of design documentsCareers 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) 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: application development, ETL, DataStage, Infosphere, SQL, shell script, Perl, AWK, UNIX, Linux, Information Technology, IT, Optum, Eden Prairie, MN Associated topics: aseptic technique, bacteria, drug discovery, food, histologist, industrial hygienist, medical, microbiological, pharmaceutical, therapy

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