SQL Server DBA - Eden Prairie or Plymouth, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group ( Learn More )

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Job Description UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
Primary Responsibilities:

SQL-Server DBA and PowerShell Developer
Provide primary support for UnitedHealth Group SQL Server database
Develop PowerShell scripts and automation to support our enterprise automation strategies and goals
Plan and design new SQL Server implementations, including database definition, structure, documentation and long-range requirements
Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to perform in all of the basic database management skills of database administration, web connectivity, physical structure, overall architecture, and database analysis
Provide standardization and consistency across environments
Apply database management consulting skills and gather user requirements
Provide on-call support, answer severity calls, and provide problem resolution
Design, implement, and monitor database functionality to ensure stable environments
Uphold enterprise policy guidelines and recommend new and improved guidelines
Required Qualifications:

5+ years of experience working with SQL Server 2008, 2012, or 2014
Experience with SQL Server DBMS monitoring and tuning
3+ years of experience writing PowerShell support scripts, commandlets, and functions for automated management tasks
2+ years of relational database experience in a complex, enterprise environment
2+ years of Database Administration experience with the knowledge and ability to perform in all of the basic database management skills of database administration
2+ years of experience working with Application and/or System Database Administrators and development teams
Experience with SQL Server Always-On Availability groups
Four-year degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent experience
Effective verbal and written communication skills in both business and technical areas
Strong organizational skills to handle changing priorities, tight schedules, and correction of critical systems outside of normal working hours
Proven ability to maintain leading edge skills in a rapidly changing and fast-paced information systems environment
Preferred Qualifications:

Background in corporate job schedulers (i.e. IBM TWS)
Experience with third-party backup tools
Experience with third-party monitoring tools (i.e. Foglight)
Experience working with remote teams
Health care industry experience
Experience with Data Warehouses and/or Data Marts
Unix/Linux 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: SQL Server DBA, DBMS, Always-on Availability, TWS, IBM, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Plymouth
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