Solution Architect - Telecommute

UHG Minnetonka, MN

About the Job

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide operational support for the successful delivery of the Patient Care Opportunity Report (PCOR)
  • Respond to operational issues encountered with source data, ETL programming, SQL Server programming, bursting, publishing and all other tasks involved in the delivery of the PCOR
  • Respond to requests from the PCOR Business Owner/SME, Business Analysts, Developers and Project Manager to research questions, clarify information and analyze data
  • Act as a liaison between the business contacts, developers and quality analysts
  • Design technical solutions to implement enhancements and fix defects in the M&R PCOR to fulfill the needs of business requirements. Document the solutions in design and data mapping documents used by the Development team as instructions for coding and by the QA team to write test scripts.  Schedule and hold design reviews with the Development and QA team members and answer questions as needed
  • Create mini-designs that provide enough information for the Development and QA teams to complete time and cost estimates for enhancement requests. Document the findings in a Technical Component Inventory (TCI) document and review with the Technical and QA Leads
  • Create and maintain standard design documentation for the PCOR. E.g. Data Model (Erwin), Data Mapping Document, Design Document
  • Perform cross-training and provide support for other members of the team
  • Perform Impact Analysis of defects enhancements
  • Write Profile Queries for new data sources

Required Qualifications:
  • Ability to adapt quickly to fast-paced changing environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • 5+ years of System Analyst/Solution Architect experience
  • 5+ years of Data Modeling, Data Mapping, Data Analysis experience
  • 5+ years of SQL coding experience
  • 5+ years of knowledge and use of the ETL tools - SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • 2+ years in a healthcare technology background
  • 2+ years of experience with data modeling with Erwin
  • 2+ years of experience working in an agile project methodology
  • 2+ years of experience working in a waterfall project methodology
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Code automation/job scheduling (i.e.Tivoli) experience
  • SDLC Experience - promoting SQL code and SSIS packages though Dev/Test/Stage/Prod environments
  • Experience leading business data transformation programs / initiatives 
  • SSRS coding experience
  • SAS coding experience
  • Stars Analytics experience
  • Experience working in a Big Data Environment(Hadoop/Hive)

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

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