We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your analytical talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.
As the Sr Data Analyst, you will act as the Analytical expert and will provide analytic leadership to support Government Program operational reporting and analytics, planning and process improvements. You'll work closely with business leaders to develop innovative analytic solutions, create actionable insights, and drive better decisions and performance to help Government Operation fulfill its mission.
You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Serve as technical and data analysis go-to for Government Operations leadership and operational staff
Understand operations at a deep level, develop metrics and report on critical outcomes
Develop innovative analytic solutions, create actionable insights, and drive better decisions and performance to help the business achieve its business objectives
Support operational analytics, identify and execute on new opportunities for increases in efficiencies and performance
Develop queries and models to evaluate results and formulate solutions to drive process & performance improvement
Develop visionary and creative analytic solutions to measure business performance; identifies / quantifies drivers, risks and opportunities and defines solutions to mitigate risks and leverage opportunities
Influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, projects and / or approaches
Self-starter 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 problems. Experience tracking, trending, and reporting on metrics with visualization.
Solid business acumen and critical thinking ability. Ability to translate business/clinical needs into technical specifications.
Executive presence and presentation skill – ability to tell a compelling story in a concise and effective manner to non-technical executives and clinical staff.
Solid problem-solving skills with the ability to anticipate, identify and diagnose problems and make recommendations.
Candidate must be goal-directed, persistent and driven to achieve positive results. Is 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.
A leader with strong ability to develop relationships/influence across functional teams that work across multiple business units.
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.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field or equivalent experience
5+ years of experience utilizing SQL and/or relational database tools
5+ years of experience in reporting & analysis, data management & reconciliation
5+ years of experience in using Excel as a reporting and analysis tool
3+ years of work experience in a corporate setting, preferably healthcare based corporation / managed care organization
An analytical problem-solving mindset the ability to demonstrate key successes on business solutions derived from analysis and deep learning
MBA or advanced degree
Experience tracking, trending, and reporting on metrics with visualization
Experience with Medicaid / Medicare claims and financial data
Experience with healthcare claims, financial and care management data
Analysis within managed care/health insurance industry, government programs and/or finance
Basic level of proficiency with Power BI / Tableau / Talend / Crystal Reports
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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.
**PLEASE NOTE** The Sign-On Bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis (‘Internal Candidates’) are not eligible to receive a Sign-On Bonus.
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.