Principal Data Analyst - Telecommute at Optum (Minneapolis, MN or Remote)

| 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)
UHG Tech is out to change the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. Our team is focused on driving change, modernization, and ensuring reliable and stable systems so that we can help to transform health care - making it easier, more affordable, and more effective for those we serve. We are passionate about technology and the role it plays to create distinctive experiences to our constituents. While we are always focused on how technology can help us deliver faster and with improved quality, we are far more enthusiastic about the ways technology can reinvent how we deliver on our mission in partnership with our lines of business and Optum Technology.
The health solutions marketplace is hungry for new ideas, innovative products and software that drives elevated performance for the business and the customer. The UnitedHealth Group family of businesses is feeding incredible solutions to that marketplace every day by bringing out the best in our software engineering teams. We serve customers across the health system. Not only do we have more of them every day, we also have more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere. #otuhctech #otutswe
If you're in, you'll be challenged like never before. It's time to Join this history making.
  • Meaningful work in a healthcare technology company that is ranked #5 on the Fortune 500 list
  • An environment that is collaborative, diverse, friendly and fun
  • Cross functional teams that solve problems, while leveraging cutting edge technology
  • Flexibility to telecommute from anywhere within the U.S.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Mapping of different sources, managing master data, including creation, updates, and deletion
  • Data profiling and provide quality assurance of imported data
  • Helping develop reports and analysis
  • Managing and designing the reporting environment, including data sources, security, and metadata
  • Supporting AI/ML development to identify report/analytics consumption for end-users
  • Supporting initiatives for data integrity and normalization
  • Training end users on data, use and intent
  • Providing technical expertise on data storage structures, data mining, and data cleansing
  • Working very closely with Architecture group and driving technical solutions towards providing data products for business teams
  • Interpreting data, analyzing results using statistical techniques
  • Developing and implementing data analyses, data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Mentor junior analysts within the team for development and delivery

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:
  • Bachelor's degree with 7-10 + years of Data Analysis work
  • 7-10+ years experienced in Healthcare industry on domains like Claims, provider, Member, Eligibility, Prior Authorizations, Payments
  • 2-5+ years of experience with X12 EDI transactions in Healthcare industry
  • 2-5+ years of experience with data analysis and programming tools like Python, R, SQL or other related technologies
  • 3-5+ years of experience working with relational and NoSQL databases like Oracle, Hive, Cassandra, SQL Server, etc
  • Graph database experience a plus!
  • 5+ experience working as a Business Analyst
  • 2+ years of experience with data profiling tools and data visualization tools
  • 2+ years of programming language experience (e.g., Python, R, SQL, Rust or other relevant language)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Healthcare and Healthcare Data
  • Strong Knowledge of Python, SQL for data analysis, manipulation and aggregation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong experience with summarizing data profiling, analysis to develop business rules and logic

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 $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. 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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Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
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Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
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Wellness Programs
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Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Parking
Relocation Assistance
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Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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Cross functional training encouraged
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Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

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