Senior Data Analyst - Telecommute in CA or WA

UnitedHealth Group

Phoenix Arizona

United States

Information Technology
(No Timezone Provided)

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)

We are currently seeking a Sr. Data Analyst to join our high-energy, creative and motivated Affordability Team within Clinical Performance. Our mission is effective implementation, monitoring, & execution of clinical programs that improve the patient & provider experience, while delivering superior outcomes at a sustainable cost. We aim to achieve repeatable, practical, sustainable, & compliant solutions that deliver value to the OptumCare businesses. We serve as national support for our internal physician groups in achieving clinical improvement or capability-building initiatives. Our teammates serve as healthcare strategy and operations consultants, with an emphasis in population health.

As the Sr Data Analyst, you will act as the Analytical expert and will provide analytic leadership to support Clinical Performance operational reporting and analytics, planning, forecasting, 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 Clinical Performance fulfill its mission.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop innovative analytic solutions, create actionable insights and drive better decisions and performance to help the business achieve its business objectives
  • Support operational analytics and process improvement data deep dive, identify and execute on new opportunities for increases in efficiencies and performance
  • Support Clinical Affordability and Utilization Management work
  • Formulate hypothesis, develop queries and models to evaluate hypothesis and formulate solutions to drive process & performance improvement
  • Develop visionary and creative analytic solutions to measure business performance; identify / quantify drivers, risks and opportunities and define solutions to mitigate risks and leverage opportunities
  • Influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, projects and / or approaches

Competencies:

  • Independent 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 problem
  • Solid business acumen and critical thinking ability
  • Executive presence and presentation skill - ability to "tell a compelling story" in a concise and effective manner to non-technical executives
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to anticipate, identify and diagnose problems and make recommendations
  • Goal-directed, persistent and driven to achieve positive results. Positive influence on others and deals well with setbacks. Identifies integration issues, removes barriers and tracks project status in order 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
  • People 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of business intelligence and enterprise data warehouse experience (mastery of SQL is required)
  • 3+ years of experience with visualization tools (Power BI, Tableau or DOMO)
  • Expertise with Excel (Pivot Tables, etc.)
  • 3+ years of experience in reporting, analysis and data management
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to demonstrate key successes on business solutions derived from analysis and deep learning
  • Ability to travel up to 10% for meetings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS Analytics, MBA or advanced degree
  • 2+ years of experience gathering and exploring data from multiple sources using a scripting language (Python, R, SAS, etc.)
  • Analysis experience within managed care / health insurance industry
  • Experience with Snowflake

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)

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Senior Data Analyst - Telecommute in CA or WA

UnitedHealth Group

Phoenix Arizona

United States

Information Technology

(No Timezone Provided)

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)

We are currently seeking a Sr. Data Analyst to join our high-energy, creative and motivated Affordability Team within Clinical Performance. Our mission is effective implementation, monitoring, & execution of clinical programs that improve the patient & provider experience, while delivering superior outcomes at a sustainable cost. We aim to achieve repeatable, practical, sustainable, & compliant solutions that deliver value to the OptumCare businesses. We serve as national support for our internal physician groups in achieving clinical improvement or capability-building initiatives. Our teammates serve as healthcare strategy and operations consultants, with an emphasis in population health.

As the Sr Data Analyst, you will act as the Analytical expert and will provide analytic leadership to support Clinical Performance operational reporting and analytics, planning, forecasting, 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 Clinical Performance fulfill its mission.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop innovative analytic solutions, create actionable insights and drive better decisions and performance to help the business achieve its business objectives
  • Support operational analytics and process improvement data deep dive, identify and execute on new opportunities for increases in efficiencies and performance
  • Support Clinical Affordability and Utilization Management work
  • Formulate hypothesis, develop queries and models to evaluate hypothesis and formulate solutions to drive process & performance improvement
  • Develop visionary and creative analytic solutions to measure business performance; identify / quantify drivers, risks and opportunities and define solutions to mitigate risks and leverage opportunities
  • Influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, projects and / or approaches

Competencies:

  • Independent 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 problem
  • Solid business acumen and critical thinking ability
  • Executive presence and presentation skill - ability to "tell a compelling story" in a concise and effective manner to non-technical executives
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to anticipate, identify and diagnose problems and make recommendations
  • Goal-directed, persistent and driven to achieve positive results. Positive influence on others and deals well with setbacks. Identifies integration issues, removes barriers and tracks project status in order 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
  • People 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of business intelligence and enterprise data warehouse experience (mastery of SQL is required)
  • 3+ years of experience with visualization tools (Power BI, Tableau or DOMO)
  • Expertise with Excel (Pivot Tables, etc.)
  • 3+ years of experience in reporting, analysis and data management
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to demonstrate key successes on business solutions derived from analysis and deep learning
  • Ability to travel up to 10% for meetings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS Analytics, MBA or advanced degree
  • 2+ years of experience gathering and exploring data from multiple sources using a scripting language (Python, R, SAS, etc.)
  • Analysis experience within managed care / health insurance industry
  • Experience with Snowflake

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)

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Data Analytics, Sr. Data Analyst, Healthcare, Optum, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote, CA, California, WA, Washington