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Senior Business Analyst - Hybrid - Eden Prairie, MN or Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: March 16, 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)

This is an exciting role within the rapidly growing Optum HouseCalls division within UnitedHealth Group. HouseCalls is a service offered by Optum to eligible members, where a Nurse Practitioner visits the member's home once a year to conduct a thorough medical health assessment on the member. This is a highly sought after service in the Medicare market with positive clinical benefits for our members and the company.

As a Senior Business Analyst , you will be vital to our success and will help drive future growth. In this role you will be responsible for developing strategies and models, manipulating data, performing analyses, driving process improvements, and building collaborative relationships with our stakeholders to help achieve our performance and financial commitments. You will be empowered to make decisions and drive value as you identify opportunities to improve our operational processes through the use of data and technology leading to growth of our business and to enhance our mission of helping people live healthier lives.

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

Primary responsibilities:
Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams, manage multiple priorities and deadlines, be detail-oriented and work independently as well as in groups
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills
Ability to juggle multiple priorities
Strong analytical and strategic skills. Must have ability to analyze data and results and understand implications
Innovative thinker capable of operating both in a hands-on/execution capacity (detail-oriented, conscientious) as well as a strategic capacity
Overseedatabase development and modification efforts
Developand maintaindocumentation and standards
Gather, organize, and interpretstatistical data from the database to provide reports to, and answer questions from, upper management
Design, deploy, and manage database ETL processes. SSIS and/or Talend
Manage the client intake requests and build into ad-hoc request
Provide ad-hoc analysis based on output to business to address short term/long term concerns
Work with other teams to incorporate model's outputs into downstream process
Control quality of work flow and document the process
Enhance the accuracy of model outputs to optimize operational performance and achieve financial targets

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:
Undergraduate Degree (or higher) in MIS, statistics, computer science, mathematics, information management, business, or a related field OR equivalent experience
3+ years of experience of performing data analysis and reporting development
3+ years of experience with writing SQL queries and stored procedures with relational databases
2+ years of experience with problem investigation and resolution skills
2+ years of experience with data analysis
Understanding of statistical tools
Intermediate level of proficiency in MS packages
Ability to plan, implement, test, and troubleshoot complex technologies, software, system solutions
Proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint

Preferred Qualifications:
Data manipulation tools like SQL or others
ETL tools like Microsoft SSIS and/or Talend
Tableau/Power BI
Ability to support ad-hoc operations efforts in various capacities
Ability to convert data into business value story and explain the rationale
Self-motivated and enthusiastic
Communicate and lead in a manner that fosters collaboration, greater understanding, employee engagement and commitment to results
Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills and ability to balance multiple priorities
Ability to complete work assignments and achieve results in a matrix and sometimes ambiguous work environment
Organizational and analytical skills with attention to detail
Excellent problem solving skills
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely
Excellent problem solving skills

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.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington residents is $67,800 to $133,100. 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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