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Senior SQL DBA


Job Description

Position Description

Provide database administration for mission-critical custom and packaged software applications 

  • Design storage strategies around backup and recovery for complex database environments, physical structures, and specialized database applications - Enterprise Rapid Recovery 
  • Uphold enterprise policy guidelines and recommend new/improved guidelines 
  • Partner with project teams and interact with customers to find solutions for projects and operational issues for existing and proposed databases 
  • Act as business liaison serving as primary point of contact between application business segments and database administrators 
  • Administration of DB2 Distributed 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 
  • Ensure a stable and secure database environment 
  • Apply database management consulting skills and gathers user requirements 
  • Implement and monitor database functionality to ensure stable environments 
  • Identify and initiate resolutions to user problems and concerns associated with database server equipment (hardware and software) 

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


  • Undergraduate degree preferred 
  • 5+ years of relational database experience
  • 5+ Data Modeling (Physical/Logical) experience
  • 5+ years of experience working with Data Base Administrators and development teams


  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Visio
  • Healthcare Industry experience desirable
  • Experience with Data Warehouses and/or Data Marts desirable
  • Database Administration experience desirable
  • Oracle or SQL certification desirable 

About OptumInsight
OptumInsight is one of the largest and fastest growing health information companies. We specialize in improving the performance of the health system by providing analytics, technology and consulting services that enable better decisions and results. We integrate workflow solutions that deliver data in real-time, and create actionable insights - processing health information that relates directly to and affects one in four patients in the U.S, one in every three Medicaid dollars and one in every five emergency room visits. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.

What can YOU do with the right information? At OptumInsight, the possibilities and the impact are limitless. No matter what your role is at OptumInsight, you'll be empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions and help make the health care system greater than ever. It's always fresh. It's always exciting. And it's never been more important.

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Job Location
San Diego, CA
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Employment Type:
Full Time