The SQL Server DBA will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server RDBMS systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications. This is a "hands-on" position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and sustainment of multiple environments, servers and databases.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems.
Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.
5 years MS SQL Server Administration experience required on SQL 2012 or higher
2 years' experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory
Security setup, configuration, concepts, techniques and tools.
Indexes configuration, concepts, techniques and tools
Experience creating and managing columnstore indexes
Experience with AlwaysOn Setup, configuration, concepts, techniques and tools
Integration services native and catalog configuration, concepts, techniques and tools
SQL server Filestream configuration, concepts, techniques and tools
Master Data Services setup, configuration, concepts, techniques and tools
SSIS configuration, concepts, techniques and tools
SSRS configuration, concepts, techniques and tools
Performance analysis during war rooms
DBA Code reviews
SQL 2014In-Memory setup, configuration, concepts, techniques and tools.
Resource Pool setup, configuration, concepts, techniques and tools.
TempDB setup, configuration, concepts, techniques and tools
SQL 2016Query store setup, configuration, concepts, techniques and tools
Excellent written and verbal communication
Flexible, team player, "get-it-done" personality
Ability to organize and plan work independently
Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is 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: MS SQL Server 2012, Performance tuning, optimization, monitoring, troubleshooting, disaster recovery, backups, high availability, Windows server, Active Directory, configuration, indexes, columnstore, AlwaysOn, integration, Filestream, Master Data Service, telecommute
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