Senior Data and Reporting Analyst - Telecommute at Optum

| 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)
The Senior Data and Reporting Analyst will be responsible for creating, analyzing, and delivering a well-designed portfolio of dashboards and reports for both internal and external stakeholders. Using an in-depth understanding of Optum Enterprise Issue Management's delivery and operations, this individual is accountable for leveraging data to help craft the story around Issue management activities, performance, prediction and outcomes. To succeed, this position will compile, analyze, and validate crucial data utilizing solid data collection skills, which will allow for trend recognition and analysis of overall performance compared to the department's benchmarks.
This individual will need to have a natural desire to go beneath the surface of a problem to ask the right (business) questions, and produce answers in support by digging into large data sources and applying statistical rigor. The ideal candidate will have a knack for thinking "Big Picture" as well as enjoy digging into the details, applying 3 key elements to challenging healthcare problems: Analytical Rigor, Creativity and Business Focus.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design, build, test, deliver and maintain comprehensive data analysis, reports and dashboards for internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate with and advise operational leaders to define and deliver Key Performance Indicators, benchmarks and trending metrics needed to operate the business
  • Access, extract and merge data from different sources, formats, platforms and systems; perform data scrubbing techniques to ensure data accuracy, including parsing, data transformation, duplicate elimination and statistical modeling
  • Present complex data to non-technical end-users in a clear and concise manner through reporting visualization tools
  • Prepare presentations and participate in meetings with client teams and/or clients to present ROI, value-added services, business metrics or other key business intelligence
  • Independently identify patterns and trends and provide new insights to the business
  • Author and maintain documentation of reporting and reusable knowledge assets
  • Maintain and/or update business intelligence tools, databases, dashboards, systems or methods with updated requirements and new data sets; develop bests practices for report deployment
  • Maintain a solid understanding of department operational processes and SOPs and how daily workflow components translate into internal and external reporting

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 Administration, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, specialized training/certification or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a Data Analyst or similar role, facilitating and documenting requirements (such as process flows, test cases, and/or business requirement documents) gathered from both business and IT counterparts
  • 2+ years of experience working with Databases, SQL
  • 2+ years of experience of report writing and/or utilizing BI visualization tools such as Oracle, Tableau, Cognos or MS Power BI
  • Strong organizational skills, time management and critical thinking skills are a must
  • Expert-level proficiency in Microsoft Excel and database skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability and comfort presenting to senior leadership, including at the C-suite level
  • Thoughtful, analytical, effective in synthesizing, able to evaluate disparate data and generate insights
  • Extremely collaborative; proactive; high integrity; highly reliable

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in a quantitative/business field
  • Knowledge of healthcare administrative data (medical claims, enrollment, provider data)
  • Proficiency with Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • ETL process and tools experience
  • Strong knowledge of extracting and developing key consumer insights within a population, distilling insights, and presenting to business leadership
  • 3+ years of data analytics experience, healthcare analytics
  • Proficiency and understanding of IT management, data storage structures and the various ways data can be applied to aid in business intelligence
  • 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

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 $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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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