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Senior Data Scientist - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

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)

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

Create and deliver standard consumer insights around consumer marketing consumer profiling and target market analysis to key stakeholders

Develop advanced analytics, algorithms and predictive models based on demographic, psychographic, econometric and statistical data that deliver insights

Undertake rigorous and meticulous data analysis to extract and distill key population insights that will be consumed by functions such as consumer marketing, business strategy and product marketing

Develop presentations around insights to be delivered to constituents at all levels:




Across function: marketing, operations, finance, sales, etc.

Joint solution with colleagues and key business partners, around the appropriate analytics tools for solutioning

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 a quantitative/business field such as Economics, Statistics, or Computer Science

2+ years of statistical modeling experience in applications such as SAS, R, or Python

2+ years of reporting and analytics experience in tools such as Domo, Tableau or Power BI

Familiarity with Cloud solutions such as AWS and Azure

Solid knowledge of extracting and developing key consumer insights within a population

Experience with distilling insights and presenting to business stakeholders

Experience utilizing both qualitative analysis (e.g., content analysis, hypothesis testing) and quantitative analysis techniques (e.g., cluster analysis, inferential statistics)

Preferred Qualifications:

Healthcare industry experience

Ability to query databases and perform statistical analysis, solid understanding of statistics and statistical theory

Solid communication skills (written and verbal); ability to present communication plans to customers

Highly evolved problem-solving skills and adept at understanding and resolving unstructured problems

Solid team player, adept in multi-tasking

Actively works to resolve project challenges and facilitates knowledge transfer between team members

Strategist with ability to execute plans with solid attention to detail

Highly motivated with ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment

Ability to build and maintain solid internal relationships with various cross functional areas

Comfortable and adept at working in large organizations with matrixed organizational structures

Champions innovation and change across the organization

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 OptumRx. - We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing -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 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.

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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