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Lead Data Analyst - Telecommute - 914377

Denver, CO 80204 Work Remotely
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    914377

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)

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As the Lead 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.

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

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Primary Responsibilities:

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

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  • 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
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  • Analytic thought leadership with skills in developing innovative and creative analytic solutions to complex problem
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  • Strong business acumen and critical thinking ability
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  • Executive presence and presentation skill - ability to tell a compelling story in a concise and effective manner to non-technical executives
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  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to anticipate, identify and diagnose problems and make recommendations
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • People leader with strong ability to develop relationships / influence across functional teams that work across multiple business units
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field
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  • 5 years of business intelligence and enterprise data warehouse experience utilizing SQL
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  • 5 years of experience gathering and exploring data from multiple sources using Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) connections and a scripting language (Python, R, SAS, etc.)
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  • 2 years of experience with visualization tools (Power BI, Tableau, DOMO, etc.)
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  • 5 years of experience in reporting, analysis, and data management
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  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
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  • Ability to demonstrate key successes on business solutions derived from analysis and deep learning
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • MBA or advanced degree
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  • Experience with SQL Server
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  • Experience with Snowflake
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  • Analysis experience within managed care / health insurance industry
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  • Exposure to supply chain, sourcing and procurement, or vendor data management
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  • Familiarity with AI and machine learning
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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)

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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For more information on our Internal Job Posting Policy, click here.

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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. OptumCares support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

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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.

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

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"Job Keywords: Lead Data Analyst, Data, SQL, Data Analysis, Clinical, Business, Finance, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Open Database Connectivity, ODBC, Python, R, SAS, Power BI, Tableau, DOMO, Snowflake, MBA, Managed Care, Health Insurance, Supply Chain, Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor Data, AI, Machine Learning, Denver, CO, Colorado, United States, Work At Home, Remote, Work From Home, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting

Posted: 2021-05-13 Expires: 2021-07-11

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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