Underwriting Business Systems Analyst - Life and Disability Insurance - Telecommute at Optum

| Hartford, CT + 25 more | Remote
Sorry, this job was removed at 12:25 p.m. (CST) on Friday, March 11, 2022
Find out who's hiring in Hartford, CT.
See all Data + Analytics jobs in Hartford, CT
Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
UnitedHealthcare 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)
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate discussions with Business partners (Underwriters, Actuaries, Products) to ensure alignment of priorities. Translate high level strategic themes to tangible deliverables which will be developed
  • Collaborate with business and subject matter experts to map and document current and future processes from end to end
  • Collaborate with the business to gather, analyze, interpret, document, and influence business requirements (both functional and non-functional) and acceptance criteria for process improvements and system enhancements
  • Negotiate technical and non-technical solutions that both satisfy the business users and conform to the technical architecture. Drive design decisions which optimize overall quality and performance
  • Act as a liaison (Application Product Owner) between developers and users to provide business critical or technical solutions that meet user needs and improve their business processes
  • Identify project interdependencies and communicate requirement/scope issues and participate in driving them to resolution for inclusion in system requirements
  • Assist with the development and execution of effective test plans
  • Develop supporting documentation, including creating and maintaining technical procedures/manuals, operational support documentation, conceptual designs, and source documents
  • Provide escalated user support and technical guidance to Production users

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:
  • 5+ years of experience in group insurance (Mid and/or Large market) underwriting for any variety of Financial Protection Group products: Life, Long Term Disability (LTD), Short Term Disability (STD), and Supplemental Health for Voluntary and Employer Paid plan designs
  • 3+ years of experience serving as a team lead or subject matter expert responsible to lead or mentor others through business process and Underwriting tools/applications (May be formal or informal)
  • 1+ years of experience with process improvement, workflow, and/or evaluation of business processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of products including product and contract provisions, plan designs, pricing and various funding arrangements
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and the ability to work independently to meet time sensitive business critical deliverables
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and consensus seek across a matrixed organization
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience developing documentation and artifacts which convey and demonstrate the business and technical needs
  • Demonstrated experience coaching business users to continually improve their initial requirements
  • Demonstrated success in advocating and championing for business needs
  • Demonstrated experience working within a defined development life cycle methodology including Agile.
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Power Point and Visio

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 at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is 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 range for Colorado resident s 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
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.
Read Full Job Description
Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • JenkinsLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Frameworks
    • KafkaFrameworks
    • LinuxFrameworks
    • KubernetesFrameworks
    • DockerFrameworks
    • SnowflakeDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • SmartsheetManagement

What are Optum Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement

More Jobs at Optum

Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Save jobView Optum's full profileSee more Optum jobs