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Senior DataStage Software Engineer - Raleigh, NC or Minnesota more...
Location:Raleigh, NC
Company:Optum Technology
First posted:March 31, 2017

There's no better time to bring your software engineering career to the health care industry.

You take pride in designing and developing solutions. Not just any solutions, but solutions that are scalable, and can be used in the marketplace to make an impact on the lives of millions. At Optum, you can bring your passion for innovation to an Agile environment where some of the smartest people you'll ever work with are working together to help make the health care system work better for everyone.

When you join us as a Senior DataStage Software Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your technical expertise, making historic transformation in health care and changing the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. You will be challenged with delivering high quality software products to impact the health care industry for the better. Here, you'll work at a pace you didn't know you had in you, your performance will be rewarded and, at the end of the day, you'll know you're doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

Perform all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including requirements analysis, application design, code development, testing and deployment
Design and code in IBM DataStage to implement product features in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
Implement business rules via IBM DataStage, stored procedures, middleware, or other technologies
Work closely with architects and drive solutions
Tuning ETL jobs and SQL queries for optimization
Review ETL code and design, UNIX scripts, SQL developed by other team members as part of ETL code governance and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
Troubleshoot production support issues post - deployment and come up with solutions as required
Participate in an Agile / Scrum methodology to deliver high - quality software releases on a periodic basis through Sprints
Participate in components of development or maintenance standards, such as organization, structure, or nomenclature, for the design of data warehouse elements, such as data architectures, models, tools, and databases
Work as part of a project team
Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team
Work with upstream and downstream applications to define dependencies, interfaces, data formats etc.

Required Qualifications:

7+ years of experience as an ETL developer of which at least 2 years as a senior ETL developer in IBM DataStage
Hands - on experience with IBM Data Stage Version 11.x
Hands - on experience in ORACLE database technologies
Strong background in writing UNIX shell scripts and PERL scripts
Proven experience in delivering software using an Agile / Scrum methodology
Experience using an Agile management tool such as CA Agile Central
Experience using Job scheduling software such as TWS
Hands - on experience in writing, modifying stored procedures, DDL and DML statements in a relational database environment
Experience working in an onsite / offshore model with offshore teams
Proven experience across all phases of the SDLC
Relevant Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in a related field
Preferred Qualifications:

Tuning of stored procedures in an ORACLE environment
Experience using TWS
Experience using CA Agile Central
Experience in Production support activities
Experience in the health care industry
Experience with HEDIS
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to varying audiences
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)

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: Senior DataStage Software Engineer, ETL developer, IBM DataStage, ORACLE, UNIX, PERL, Agile, Scrum, TWS, DDL, DML, SDLC, production support, HEDIS, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina, Minnesota

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