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Principal Database Administrator - Telecommute in Multiple Locations

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Careers at Rally Health, part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses . Our mission at Rally - is to empower individuals to take control of their health through personalized, data-driven health care information and recommendations that lead to better outcomes. We leverage our digital platform and leading-edge technology to make health care data accessible wherever and whenever people need it, all while ensuring safety and reliability. Here, you'll help people find the right doctors, give them a clear breakdown of costs, incentivize them to stay focused on their overall health with daily goals, and help them earn rewards such as discounts on a wide range of goods as well as bonuses for reaching fitness objectives. As part of our Rally - team, you'll have the opportunity to drive change with an innovative healthcare technology company that is dedicated to creating a culture of healthy living. Help us bring real change to healthcare and you'll experience what it's like to do -your life's best work.(sm)
The Ops team at Rally is not your average "Ops" team. Yes, this team is the engine that keeps the train running, but to do that, we have 2 core virtues: 1) Everything must be self-service and 2) promote autonomy. Self-service tooling is core to our mission to allow ourselves to increase our impact with a growing workforce. Our dev teams deploy their own services, troubleshoot their own databases and performance, but when it gets real, we're there to collaborate. Our data is our lifeblood, so keeping it safe, secure, and available is of the utmost importance. You will report to the Manager of Engineering, Ops that oversees cloud application data systems.
If you are located within Chicago, IL, Minneapolis, MN, Remote, San Francisco, CA, Washington, DC, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
Partner with application engineering teams to ensure that our database infrastructure is prepared to serve our millions of customers today and into the future
Monitor database performance, holistically address systemic issues
Build processes to ensure self-service database provisioning for broad engineering use (i.e. databases as a push-button service)
Provide expertise and tooling to engineers for common database functions (version upgrades, migrations, seeding, testing, and performance monitoring)
Work with security, audit, and compliance teams to certify we're following policy
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:
Deep experience in administering Postgres RDS for at least 3 years
Professional experience with AWS or equivalent cloud platform for at least 2 years
Familiarity with configuration management and automation software (Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation)
Prefeered Qualifications:
Experience with MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch
Worked in a regulated (HIPAA, SOC) consumer SaaS environment
Proficiency in a high-level language such as Ruby, Python, Go, Node etc)
UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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)
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.
OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment
Job Keywords: Principal Database Administrator, Chicago, IL, Minneapolis, MN, Remote, San Francisco, CA, Washington, DC, Telecommute, Telecommuter, WFH, Work From Home

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Washington DC , Principal Database Administrator - Telecommute in Multiple Locations, IT / Software / Systems , Washington, DC

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