Data Analyst 2 - Telecommute

Job description

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Data Analyst will partner with end users and network development staff to understand business requirements and needs for transforming data into business pertinent information. The business analyst needs to have the ability to understand how information flows across different business processes and systems, and how to use that information to support business objectives. The ideal candidate would have had a technical and data background but has also worked in a business analysis role.

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

Primary Responsibilities

  • Report/Business Analysis:
    • Communicates with the business/customer to understand business objectives and needs
    • Identifies solutions to non-standard requests and problems
    • Solves moderately complex problems and/or conducts moderately complex analyses
    • Translates concepts into practice
    • Is aware of and understands the dependencies and alignment areas that are required between the business needs and other key areas such as data processing, technical design and development, report production, training, and documentation
    • Evaluate network adequacy and accessibility, development opportunities, and network growth to support UHN Network Management strategies and objectives
  • Data Analysis:
    • Demonstrates an understanding of data modeling (relationships, data types, tables, etc.) and analytics concepts (queries, reporting, association of data sources)
    • Interprets requirements and translates them into data requirements (interfaces, data transformation, etc.) for complex projects
    • Designs and/or develops specific databases for collection, tracking, and reporting to facilitate analysis
    • Identify data validation risks and solutions/strategies
  • Communication Skills:
    • Adept at verbal presentation at the manager/director level
    • Explains difficult concepts comfortably at the manager/director level
    • Creates deliverable templates and prepares written materials
  • Expresses independent view constructively, even when others disagree
  • Communicates effectively with clients and team members
  • Creates work products using standard software packages (Visio, Word, Access, Excel)

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 equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience performing significant data analysis and report development
  • Advanced level of programming knowledge (reporting code) and of relational databases, database structures and design, systems design, data management, data warehouse
  • Tableau and/or Power BI knowledge
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the healthcare industry and provider networks
  • Ability to communicate in writing and verbally

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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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