Senior Data Warehouse Project Manager - Telecommute- Springfield, IL at Optum

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UnitedHealth Group 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)
As a Senior Data Warehouse Project Manager for the State of Illinois Data Warehouse Program, you will be responsible for delivery of contractually required hardware, software, and services deliverables for customer information technology contracts and related projects for the Data Warehouse project for the State of Illinois. You will be a business specialist and technology generalist managing, directing and interfacing with business clients . You will align technology solutions with business strategies, working primarily with senior management. You will be responsible for proactively identifying opportunities, and conducting analysis, needs assessments, cost/benefit assessments pertaining to other IT services as appropriate.
If you are located in Springfield, Illinois, and have the ability to travel onsite up to 25%, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues
  • Review work performed by others and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Forecast and plan resource requirements
  • Authorize deviations from standards
  • May lead functional or segment teams or projects
  • Provide explanations and information to others on complex issues
  • Lead, motivate, and inspire other team members
  • Manage customer relationships and anticipate customer needs to proactively develop solutions
  • Manage vendor contracts (Statements of Work [SOW]) for Hardware, Software, and Service
  • Business development planning; developing integration services proposals; government procurement; providing pre-sales technical support and designing technical solutions
  • Develop and negotiate win/win solutions to project issues
  • Work with end users/customers to understand and develop requirements
  • Organize and lead project related meetings with customers, development staff, and sponsor level staff
  • Develop/maintain formal Project Schedule
  • Responsible for Project Status Reporting, Project Quality Management, and Project Budget Management
  • Responsible for Project Resource/Staffing Management
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with programmers, analysts, immediate supervisor, management, system users, operations, other State agencies and the private sector
  • Meet with users for clarification and elaboration as necessary to clearly define a problem and conceptualize a development plan
  • Recognize, gather, correlate, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, define problems, and devise solutions and alternatives; and make appropriate recommendations

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 with managing complex application development projects, design, development, and implementation (DDIs)
  • 5+ years of experience managing projects with 10 or more resources
  • 3+ years of experience managing a contract for a program valued at $5 million in revenue or greater
  • 3+ years of Program Management experience including Hardware, Software, and Services related deliverables
  • 3 years of experience with Medicaid or Healthcare
  • 3+ years of Data Warehousing experience
  • 3+ years of formal personnel management experience of both direct reports and matrixed resources
  • 3+ years of experience managing customer relationships
  • 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:
  • State Medicaid Data Warehouse or Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS) experience
  • Experience supporting the growth/development for the organization and presenting key insights and reports to the executive staff
  • Experience in leading and delivering data analytics projects
  • Solid understanding of Medicaid Program including Program management, Program Integrity and Federal Reporting (i.e., CMS 64)
  • PMI certified
  • CBIP certification
  • Teradata experience
  • Informatica experience
  • Business Objects experience
  • SAS experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Project
  • Extensive experience with Project and Contract level Change Management
  • Extensive experience with Project and Contract Issue Management
  • Extensive experience with project development methodology and project management methodology and able to apply methodology in a practical manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid leadership and communication skills

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)
*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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