Senior Data Analyst - Telecommute at Optum

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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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
The Senior Data Analyst will be responsible for the management and manipulation of all data that support our Payor and Hospital Contract Analytics. In this role, you will be the subject matter expert on the data available in multiple data warehouses, bringing the data together, building the code to support the analytics, developing/maintaining our BI tools, and bridging the gap between the analytics and data/IT teams.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Designs, develops, tests, documents, and maintains database queries and data analysis
  • Translates large quantities of in-depth data and creates reports that display the information's overall significance
  • Works with analytics team to create a prioritized list of needs for each area and document additional requirements to enrich reporting capabilities
  • Develops data reporting processes and procedures to ensure timely delivery of daily, weekly, monthly, annual, and ad hoc reporting to management
  • Troubleshoots data integrity issues, analyzes data for completeness to meet business needs, and proposes documented solution recommendations
  • Recommends and implements new or modified workflows to improve process efficiencies with IT business partners
  • Develop innovative analytic solutions, create actionable insights, and drive better decisions and performance to help the business achieve its business objectives
  • Support analytics and process improvement data deep dive, identify and execute on new opportunities for increases in efficiencies and performance

  • Independent with an engaging leadership style, solid influencing and facilitation skills that will quickly develop relationships across the organization while building a collaborative work environment
  • Analytic thought leadership with skills in developing innovative and creative analytic solutions to complex problem
  • Strong business acumen and critical thinking ability
  • Executive presence and presentation skill - ability to "tell a compelling story" in a concise and effective manner to non-technical executives
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to anticipate, identify and diagnose problems and make recommendations
  • Goal-directed, persistent, and driven to achieve positive results
  • Positive influence on others and deals well with setbacks
  • Identifies integration issues, removes barriers, and tracks project status to obtain desired results
  • Detail orientation - getting "into the trenches" to evaluate all aspects of operations
  • Pivotal to success will be the ability to take a hands-on approach to getting the information needed and driving effective and lasting change

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 in Business, Healthcare Administration, Information Technology, Finance, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field required (4 years of comparable work experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor's degree)
  • 5+ years business intelligence and enterprise data warehouse experience utilizing SQL
  • 5+ years of experience gathering and exploring data from multiple sources using Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) connections and a scripting language (Python, R, SAS, etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience in reporting, analysis, and data management
  • 2+ years of experience with visualization tools (Power BI, Tableau, DOMO, etc.)
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA or advanced degree
  • Experience with Snowflake
  • Analysis experience within managed care / health insurance industry
  • Familiarity with AI and machine learning
  • Ability to demonstrate key successes on business solutions derived from analysis and deep learning
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities with special attention to accuracy and detail
  • Self-starter with a proven ability to take ownership of job responsibilities and ensure successful completion of all projects and requests
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interface effectively with all levels of management, including executive and senior management teams
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task in high volume workload situations

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 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 $79,700 to $142,600. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. 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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