Sr. Data Engineer - Cognos Administrator - Telecommute

  • UnitedHealth Group
  • San Antonio, TX, United States
  • Nov 23, 2022

Job Description

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)

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Installation, administration and configuration of IBM Cognos or Alteryx
  • Working knowledge of Terraform or Infrastructure as Code methodology on Azure
  • Design, implement and maintain all functions of Windows Servers, including access, methods and time, device allocations, validation checks, organization, security, documentation and statistical methodology
  • Assists in development of systems and procedures affecting server management, design and maintenance
  • Support problem resolution; consult and advise in application design and tuning; plan, organize and execute product benchmarks for threshold and functionality
  • Participate in product evaluations, design review session, and consulting with application development products
  • Review ongoing and proposed projects to identify opportunities for reuse and process improvement


You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related computer discipline
  • 5+ years of production support experience
  • 3+ years experience with relational databases, database structures and design, systems design, data management, data warehouse
  • 2+ years of solid Cognos or Alteryx administration or development experience
  • 2+ Years of Azure support
  • Experience on automation and PowerShell scripting to build infrastructure for automation
  • Experiences on BI, Data ware housing architecture and implementations
  • Knowledge of other Reporting platforms (Tableau, PowerBI) and cross platform technology concepts
  • Azure or cloud based solutions on SQL platform, supporting key, business initiatives

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to prioritize, coordinate, and manage multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Unix Administration


To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*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.