Job Description :
Database Developer & Administrator with Java Developer knowledge (42423)?

Location: West Valley City, UT

Duration: Contract-to Hire (C2H)

Only GC & Citizen OR GC EAD

Hiring manager discussion notes :

· Resource needs to be a combination of Database administrator and database developer . Java knowledge / Background is desirable.

· This resource will be maintaining a product in mostly dev environment. No production support needed at this point of time.

· SQL Server is critical and Priority , but should also have good knowdge in Oracle to be able to fill in for only other DBA on the team.

· In addition to the administration activities , Will also be reviewing code written by dev team and trying out admin features like clustering in dev environment that will get rolled out to production.

· NO H1Bs .

· In office position in salt lake , UT area , NO TELECOMMUTE.

· Resource cannot work from any other Optum office.

· Open for Webex interview . Does not have to be in person as long as the resource is ready to relocate.

· They have tried to fulfill the position as FTE , but did not find right combination of skills.

What Project/Projects will the candidate be working on while on assignment?

Integrated Claims Processor (ICP) and Advanced Clinical Editing (ACE)


This role will be the second of two DBAs servicing a large development team consisting of approximately 70 people with half of those engineers residing in India. There are 7 scrum teams operating in a scaled agile environment. This role will not be on any one of those teams but will provide database expertise, guidance, code review and code development to all the scrum teams. However, the first project that this role will be a part of will be with a small group of 3-4 engineers to benchmark and profile our application on MS SQL server.

What are the top 5-10 responsibilities for this position? (Please be detailed as to what the candidate is expected to do or complete on a daily basis)

- Resident MS SQL expert for the product

- Backup for the Oracle DBA

- Collaborate with the development teams and produce database code to support the application

- Make configuration and hardware sizing recommendations for product performance baselines and specific client needs including database replication, clustering and advising on disaster recovery plans

- Third level support for client issues related to the database (Mostly during business hours. On average after hours support is only needed once or twice a month and it is usually scheduled)

- Ideally this role would end up splitting its time between DBA responsibilities and Java development. This is not a requirement but would be nice to have.

What software tools/skills are needed to perform these daily responsibilities?

Expert MS SQL Server Database Administration knowledge ?Expert MS SQL Server Database Development knowledge ?Advanced Oracle DBA and Development knowledge

What skills/attributes are a must have?

Expert MS SQL Server Database Administration knowledge ?Expert MS SQL Server Database Development knowledge ?Advanced Oracle DBA and Development knowledge

What skills/attributes are nice to have?

Advanced Java development knowledge

Experience with Object Relation Mapping tools

Where is the work to be performed? (Please list preferred UHG facility, if other please specify i.e. remote work, rural, etc