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Senior Actuarial Consultant and Data Scientist - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm) Optum, the fastest growing part of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. Our teams are dedicated to modernizing the health care system and improving the lives of people and communities. At Optum, as a Senior Actuarial Consultant and Data Scientist, you will join an elite team committed to changing health care through outstanding service and valuable products. You will perform mathematical analyses and actuarial modeling to identify statistical findings and conclusions. If you want to be challenged by working on complex and diverse analytical projects, this is the opportunity for you. You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform quantitative analysis and model development on diverse data analytics-focused projects, with the goal of identifying actionable insights for clients
  • Design and run complex data programs
  • Understand and contribute to building pipelines of predictive ML models in R and Python
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with our broader product team within a coding environment, while adhering to model development and maintenance best practices
  • Prepare information for clients, build reports, and assist with project scheduling and coordination of tasks
  • Develop strategic working relationships with clients
  • Execute creative problem solving and critical thinking on the job 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 (STEM field) or equivalent experience
    • Passed a minimum of 1 or more Actuarial exams or equivalent experience
    • 4+ years of experience performing qualitative and/or quantitative analysis
    • 2+ years of experience with the developing and deploying statistical models in a business setting
    • 2+ years of experience working with a coding language (e.g., R, Python, VBA)
    • 2+ years of experience with MS Excel, including the ability to work with formulas, calculations, charts, graphs Preferred Qualifications:
      • Master's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, or related field or nearly qualified Actuary
      • 3+ years of consultancy and/or actuarial industry experience
      • Customer-facing experience, including communication of results and ad-hoc client support requests
      • Solid technical aptitude, such as programming experience with other languages/platforms including: SAS, SQL, DataBricks
      • Proven flexibility to handle changing priorities/requirements/deadlines Please note you must currently be eligible to work and remain indefinitely without any restrictions in the country to which you are making an application. Proof will be required to support your application. Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges. Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, or New York City Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada/New York City 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 employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. 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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