Data Analyst, HouseCalls - Telecommute

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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)
This is an exciting role in the growing OptumCare division within UnitedHealth Group. Our ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about working with data and driven to deliver creative and compelling solutions which turn data into actionable information for our business. The role will be responsible for analyzing, designing and developing innovative data visualization solutions which drive business insights. Tableau is our preferred platform but just as important is a solid foundation in data visualization best practices and techniques. This role will partner with developers, other business analysts and reporting/data customers to understand data needs. This role will partner heavily with our IT partners to implement data structures needed to support analytics/reporting/client data needs.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with the team to communicate business and data requirements and iteratively design visualizations for initial concepts and prototypes that can be presented to customers for feedback
  • Perform detailed data analysis and testing (i.e. determine the structure, content, and quality of the data through examination of source systems and data samples)
  • Troubleshoot data quality and logic/mapping issues affecting visualizations to determine root cause
  • Define, execute, analyze, interpret and approve complex/nested SQL queries
  • Collaborate with data governance to define standards and best practices for managing dashboards and related technologies (e.g. versioning, run books, quality controls)
  • Partner to establish best practices for data structures to support reporting and analytics
  • Support activities to document, evolve, and communicate artifacts developed using Tableau and the reporting database
  • Provide technical assistance and cross training to other team members
  • Partner with technical team to resolve report and data issues submitted by business partners

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.
Required Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience in business / finance including analysis experience with a solid understanding of data storage structures
  • 3+ years of experience in translating business requirements into technical requirements
  • 3+ years of experience in analysis of business processes and workflows, and providing evaluations, benchmarks, and/or process improvement recommendations
  • 3+ years with data warehouses/marts supporting BI and reporting needs
  • Experience writing free-hand SQL queries
  • Business analysis experience
  • Intermediate level experience in SQL and Excel
  • Solid understanding of data interpretation, best practices and techniques

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Health Administration or related field
  • Experience with data governance processes
  • Experience with Tableau
  • Healthcare domain knowledge, particularly with clinical data structures
  • Familiarity with Salesforce.com data sources
  • Solid communication and collaboration skills when working with stakeholders to drive change

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.
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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.
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