Systems Mgt Analyst / SAS Admin - UHC - Telecommute

UHG Cypress, CA

About the Job

UnitedHealthcare is focused on delivering best in class services to our stakeholders.  Key to our success are operational and financial capabilities that support service delivery.  As a Systems Mgt Analyst/SAS Admin, you will work across multiple lines of business to evolve our capabilities and design solutions that help the enterprise achieve its strategic goals.  You will be accountable for leading and collaborating across functional teams for acceptance and alignment with overall enterprise business strategies and technology initiatives.


You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform SAS administration activities. Includes administration of SAS in on wintel and Unix environments. Implement upgrades, modifications, etc.
  • Support users regarding SAS related errors/issues, module usage, metadata/SMC, and Enterprise Guide challenges.
  • Oversee administrative connections to external sources (odbc/sqlserver, DB2, Oracle, Teradata, etc.)
  • Proficiency/experience in system administration for *nix (aix, rhel) and windows servers.
  • Help develop and implement strategic plan for department technical environment
  • Preferred : knowledge of UHG IT environment (ServiceNow, ESC, Secure, etc.)
  • Monitor and operate computer and peripheral equipment: review, analyze, and modify programming systems including encoding, testing, debugging and installing for large-scale computer systems
  • Evaluate system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility
  • Provide expertise in software systems programming, operating software applications, consulting on complex projects/existing applications, timely completion of scheduled jobs, and overall operating systems. Also includes overseeing environments, health and facilitation of high severity incidents to improve the state of service availability and continuity
  • Develop processes and activities that focus on restoring service after an incident occurs
  • Document all hardware, application, facility, etc. problems and take corrective action as required

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of SAS administration experience

  • 2+ years of experience in a Unix environment working with tools/utilities on a Unix platform

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Unix Administration experience

  • Windows Administration or platform experience

  • Healthcare industry experience

  • Ability to collaboratively work with internal department customers and IT

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences effectively

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)


*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

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.



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