Data Analyst - Telecommute

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN + 25 more | Remote
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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 position for a Data Analyst will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining technical processes that help support and facilitate business efforts. This position supports the business team as the technical process subject matter expert & improvement resource. The candidate must have excellent multi-tasking skills and enjoy thinking outside of the box to develop innovative ways to effectively and efficiently address the information needs of national and market levels. This team member will also work with management to analyze the business request/requirements for improvement opportunities and when needed, help define the operational impact of proposed modifications. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design, build, and maintain SQL and SSIS efforts that help support and facilitate business efforts
  • Work with business to understand their requirements and need, design an appropriate solution, build out processes as needed, and maintain technology processes to support business efforts
  • Building report queries
  • Data staging & managing data enablement for the application
  • Identify best practices and key areas for improvement
  • Monitor and report on program performance and outcomes
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of operating infrastructure to efficiently analyze and report
  • Improve existing processes to better align with changing operations and business needs
  • Develop innovative ways to address and appropriately prioritize the varying information needs of markets
  • Perform analytics to identify best business practices based on current and historical data
  • Serve as a liaison between Business SMEs, Business Analysts, and ensures that requirements and proposed solutions are understood
  • We work in an Agile Scrum environment, which means our work is collaborative and reacts to customer needs

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:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience writing SQL queries, tables, and stored procedures
  • 3+ years of ETL experience
  • 3+ years of experience performing data analytics, process documentation, and process improvement
  • 3+ years of SQL Developer experience
  • Experience leading projects and building solid relationships across a variety of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks, multi-task, and solve problems under tight deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of Tableau experience
  • Experience with Alteryx
  • Experience in handling and managing large volumes of data
  • Intermediate knowledge working with VBA or .NET
  • Intermediate knowledge working with TFS / Visual Studios
  • Knowledge of managed care and government pay for performance programs
  • Knowledge of CMS Risk Adjustment
  • Experience in healthcare, understanding of Medicare Advantage/Risk Adjustment, Affordability/Medical Savings and Quality/STARS/HEDIS
  • Demonstrated ability to be highly analytical, curious, and creative

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)
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary/hourly 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.
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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