Principal Data Engineer – Minnetonka, MN, Eden Prairie, MN or Rocky Hill, CT at United Health Group

Posted in Other 21 days ago.

Type: Full-time
Location: Minnetonka, Minnesota

Job Description:
We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

We are currently seeking an ETL Principal Data Engineer who will be working with customer inquiries and production issues in a timely manner for a number of critical deliverables related to daily and month-end reporting to UHG business and regulators. The new hire will oversee the day-to-day activities associated with responsible domains - job monitoring, issue identification, documentation, analysis and resolution. In this role you will manage client communication during regular updates or escalating when appropriate. The role will require you to track and trend application performance; assess opportunities for improvement and prepare documentation of rationale to share with team members and other affected parties.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyze business requirements
  • Develop technical specifications and design documents
  • Architect and design data warehouse infrastructure and solutions
  • Develop, enhance, and integrate data warehouses / data marts and business intelligence solutions
  • Test data warehouses / data marts
  • Deploy and maintain data warehouses / data marts
  • Ability to write complex SQL statements to profile and analyze data
  • Work concurrently on several projects, each with specific instructions that may differ from project to project
  • Ensure that quality processes are carried out through all phases of the software development life cycle
  • Design and implement efficient and effective functional design solutions
  • Create source to target mapping specifications
  • Work closely with the business and developers to ensure requirements are met
  • Understanding of all phases of the software development life cycle
  • Take part in on-call rotation

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of experience with ETL tools
  • 5+ years of relational database experience (writing SQL complex queries)
  • 3+ years of experience with UNIX / Perl scripting
  • 3+ years of data analysis experience
  • 2+ years of management experience
Preferred Qualifications

  • UDW enterprise data warehouse experience
  • Experience with Teradata
  • Experience with DataStage ETL tool
  • Experience with Enterprise scheduling tool
  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies, including hybrid approach
  • Experience with onshore offshore model
  • Experience with production support
  • Health care industry experience
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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: ETL, Principal Data Engineer, data engineering, technology, IT