Sr Data Engineer - Franklin, TN or Eden Prairie, MN

UHG Eden Prairie, MN

About the Job

Opportunities with Equian. Equian is part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. This includes Optum, a leading health services innovation company working together to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone. A position with Equian makes you part of a fast-paced, innovative technology company ranked among the nation’s fastest growing health care companies. Are you energized by the possibilities of technology-enabled, data-driven solutions? Then consider the possibilities at Equian. We provide custom solutions that ensure payment integrity across the health care industry, for health care payers in multiple markets throughout the world. As an industry leader, we seek to attract, develop and retain associates who share our commitment to innovation, continuous improvement, superior service and professional curiosity - and we’ve got the resources of a global health organization behind us. This is a fast-paced, distinctive and rewarding work environment for health care newcomers and seasoned professionals. Find out what it means to be part of an innovative company using technology and data to connect clients to the lowest possible cost of care. Take a closer look at Equian and see how your passion can lead to your life’s best work.(sm)


The Senior Data Services Engineer assists in the planning, design, and implementation of database system and all the methods, strategies, and development of Data Ingestion deliverables. As a Senior Data Services Engineer you will work closely with the business and our end users to capture requirements, perform volume analysis in order to develop and support the database platforms. Additionally, you will provide both formal and informal recommendations and guidance to the various business units on how best to integrate, automate, simplify, consolidate and develop systems and processes aligned with business goals and objectives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with subject matter experts to discover, define, assess, and clearly document business needs and requirements
  • Provide oversight and audits of database systems and ETL processes
  • Ability to assist in building consensus between multiple internal stakeholders with competing priorities
  • Insure technology solutions will meet business needs while maintaining efficiency and usability
  • Assist in creation of data transformations, migration planning, cleansing, backups and archival controls
  • Present complex technical business and technology subjects at appropriate detail for business users and executive-level audiences
  • Build business requirements-driven test cases and test plans
  • Provide support to business end users and enable other business analysts to leverage applications
  • Troubleshoot and track end user data issues to be sure resolution is satisfactory for business users
  • Serve as subject matter expert for business processes, data flows, and corresponding new business operations automation capabilities
  • Build strong relationships with users to better understand their needs and requirements
  • Provide effective and long term solutions independently with minimal to no management input
  • Produce deliverables such as database diagrams, functional system requirements and business process and data flows
  • Provide ad hoc reporting on medical claim auditing activities as needed
  • Describe complex system requirements and tests, including user stories and use cases

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:

  • 4 year college degree in Business Administration / MIS or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience serving as a Data Analyst in a complex healthcare or medical industry application environment, with specific project experience in one or more of the following three areas: medical claims auditing, data warehousing, business process automation technology, analytic/business intelligence tools
  • Expertise with Windows platforms, SQL (MS-SQL, Postgres, etc), Reporting packages (SSRS, Crystal, etc), ETL applications
  • Knowledge of building out ETL processes
  • A foundational understanding of data importation using various products
  • Knowledge of Relational Database Development
  • Thorough understanding of business processes
  • Well-versed in data analysis; able to design / describe and communicate processes to both business and technology staff
  • Experience working in data-driven, analytical medical claim auditing organization
  • Collaboratively works with others in responding in diagnosing, identifying and remediating issues and defects
  • Familiarity with data structures based on analysis of medical claim auditing business processes


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical claims audit experience
  • Hadoop experience



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)



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 Data Engineer, Equian, Senior Data Engineer, Data Services, Engineer, Database, ETL, Franklin, Tennessee