Sales Operations Data Scientist - Telecommute at Optum

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Optum is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
The Sales Operations Data Scientist supports analytic development, maintenance and enhancement to the Optum Specialty Pharmacy Sales Operations department. The Data scientist will develop and optimize revenue growth opportunity for the sales team by territory analysis, performance, territory structure development. This position will lead projects which will make our sales force more efficient in growing revenue by creating standard customer segmentation processes, targeting and performance reports. The position will perform ad-hoc and standardized reporting to support the strategic initiatives.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Use pertinent data to identify and solve a range of problems within area of expertise, structure and define scope of analysis
  • Pull data from multiple sources to satisfy requests, and integrate data across data sources to create standard processes and create statistical models such as forecasting, predictive models for the business
  • Structure and define the deliverable to meet the needs of stakeholders
  • Developing new and adapting existing dashboards and reports
  • Data mapping to ensure proper displaying and testing the data integrity and quality
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders across the organization, specifically meeting deadlines and communicating expectations clearly
  • Project work is highly varied and would include data retrieval, transformation & cleansing for the usage of the reports or dashboards
  • Data cleansing, pre-processing, and QA of data provided by data support teams
  • Data analysis and developing conclusions/ recommendations, and final report preparation
  • QA SQL data, tableau extracts & other sources to ensure correctness of the data
  • Prioritize and organize own work to meet deadlines
  • Provide clear explanations and information to others on topics within area of expertise

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:
  • 2+ years of experience in data retrieval and analysis in healthcare
  • Experience with project management
  • Experience in receiving and developing a scope for analysis, defining, and meeting deadlines
  • Experience with marketing tools such as segmentation schemes, and data management techniques, including data cleansing, merge/purge
  • Experience using database reporting tools such as Microsoft Office products, Salesforce.com, and Tableau
  • Experience working independently as well as with customers to define requirements and perform requested tasks
  • Experience with interpreting and presenting findings
  • Experience with developing advanced SQL or data warehouse queries and basic Python
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state, and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Solid experience with SQL, Python, Alteryx, and Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with building dashboards within Tableau
  • Experience with sales or sales operations
  • Solid presentation and communication skills
  • Knowledge of PBM and/or Specialty Pharmacy or healthcare claims processing

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $54,400 to $97,000. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $60,000 to $106,700. 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.
Job Keywords: Data Scientist, Data Science, Sales Operations Data Scientist, Sales Operations, Project Management, PBM, Tableau, Advanced Excel, SQL, Python, Alteryx, Agile, Scrum, Pharmacy Services, Pharmacy, Salesforce, Salesforce.com, Healthcare, health care, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote
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