Sr. DBA - MySQL (392463)
UnitedHealth Group - Plymouth, MN

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We have an immediate opportunity for a

Senior Database Administrator - MySQL

DBA in our Plymouth, MN location. This individual will be accountable for database administration, designing, building and tuning mission critical MySQL environments as a team member of Database Services MySQL team, providing technical solutions for UnitedHealth Group.

Primary Responsibilities:
Implementation, Configuration of MySQL database

Implement HA solution and define Backup/Recovery strategy

Define technical infrastructure environment using MySQL

Define and document standards and guidelines

Automate repeatable tasks

Design, implement and maintain all functions of database systems, including access, methods and time, device allocations, validation checks, organization, security, documentation and statistical methodology

Assist in design, test, implementation, maintenance and control of physical and relational databases

Consult with users; determine requirements and recommend database establishment and utilization

May consult with Systems Analysts and designers on procedures related to new or existing databases

Assists in development of systems and procedures affecting database management, design and maintenance

Establish and maintain databases for user testing and production with direction

Evaluate, test and produce recommendations for the selection, user and deployment of DBMS software, data management tools and utilities, data warehouse and replication tools.

Support problem resolution; consult and advise in application design and tuning; plan, organize and execute product benchmarks for threshold and functionality

Provide data administration support of the development and maintenance of production and non-production database environments for distributed applications

Participate in product evaluations, design review session, data requirement meetings and consulting with application development products

Performance and Tuning

Production support

Project Delivery

Participate in 24x7 on-call support

UnitedHealth Group IT

provides a diverse and comprehensive array of application design and infrastructure services designed to advance improved health and well-being for our customers, and to benefit

UnitedHealth Group

employees across the enterprise. Comprised of the Application Services Group, Enterprise Shared Services Group and the IT Business Services Group, UnitedHealth Group IT has over 10,000 internal and external resources across the globe, and offices in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, New Jersey, South Carolina and Wisconsin.

UnitedHealth Group IT Enterprise Shared Services group is responsible for managing and optimizing enterprise data, voice, and video services for UnitedHealth Group and its companies. Focused on providing a world-class mix of cost, quality, and service delivery, this area is committed to building a top-tier network team and driving continuous improvement in the standards for performance. This area is also responsible for supporting IT across the enterprise for development frameworks, standard operating environments, quality improvements, and application operations. Find out why by exploring the following opportunity in our Plymouth, MN location.


5+ years of strong RDBMS database administration experience

2+ years of MySQL support and development

5+ years of production support or technology administration supporting internal systems

3+ years of strong UNIX/LINUX background

3+ years experience with UNIX Korn Shell

Ability to participate in 24x7 on-call support

Percona MySQL

Persona MySQL Cluster

Experience running batch jobs through AutoSys or Tivoli Work Scheduler (TWS) tools

TSM backup environment experience

Professional experience in the health care industry

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related computer discipline

Already Fortune 21, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. At the end of the day, we are doing a lot of good - and even more importantly, we are doing it with a greater dedication to our shared values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation and performance.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we are building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we are looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant... and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing

Keywords: MySQL; database; administration; administrator; DBA; SQL; UNIX; LINUX; Percona; RDBMS; Korn; Shell; support; on-call; Autosys; Tivoli; TWS; systems

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