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Employer: UnitedHealth Group

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.

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 has 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:

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Access, SQL.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with VBA
  • Knowledge of the healthcare industry and provider networks
  • Ability to communicate in writing and verbally
  • Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks