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Senior Analytic Developer - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: July 30, 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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)Our team provides Analytic Application development and support for Optum Payment Integrity.We provide data analytic development services that identify overpayments or recoveries for Data Mining, Coordination of Benefits (COB), Fraud Waste Abuse and Error (FWAE), and Subrogation.Our Senior Analytic Developer position will develop new analytics, enhance existing analytics, perform research and adhoc requests, as well as maintain and improve the efficiencies of the broader applications that execute these analytics.Currently most analytics are written in SAS executing in a UNIX grid environment, but the team is transforming these analytics to leverage big data and cloud technologies like Python, Scala, and Azure in the future.You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:Provide realistic effort estimates and project timelines for development and support projectsInterpret business requirements and functional specifications and create technical design and technical specifications documentsDevelop SAS processes following existing standard structures and macros.Develop for a production environmentConduct data extraction and research studies that may include analyzing, reviewing, trending, and presenting information, based on provided specifications, to support adhoc data requestWork with business engagement leaders and technical analysts to develop new and modify existing process documentation and templatesConduct analyses of data elements within existing source data mart schemasAnalyze healthcare claims from different data sources and identify data integrity issuesPerform unit, system and regression testing for SAS programs for quality assurancePerformance tuning of existing applications and analyticsGuide and advise developers to identify and improve the efficiency of current programming practicesContribute to knowledge sharing, ideas and information relating to technologies and be a key technical expert within the teamLead/Mentor new and existing team membersEnhance skills in big data and cloud technologies for the futureContinually identify deficiencies in production processes, propose enhancements, and implement those enhancements to increase productivity or reduce manual effortYou'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:3+ years SAS experience 1+ years SQL Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's degree or equivalent SAS Grid ExperiencePython, Scala, Azure ExperienceRelational Database experience - Oracle, Teradata, Netezza, DB2Experience working with Healthcare DataExperience working with large volume data and coding efficienciesData Analysis experience Functional Testing experience Solid analysis, process, problem solving and critical thinking skillsTo 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.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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