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Analytics Project Director, Business Intelligence - NY, MN or other locations

UnitedHealth Group

Albany, NY
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714541 Analytics Project Director Business Intelligence NY MN or other locations

Analytics Project Director, Business Intelligence - NY, MN or other locations (714541)

Position Description

UnitedHealth Group 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)


To learn more about Technology careers with UnitedHealth Group, please click here.


OptumInsight is looking for an experienced Project Manager with Business Intelligence experience.  The job involves travelling to multiple client locations and working closely with the State Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) teams.  A successful candidate will have a strong leadership, advanced problem solving, and communication skills.  The candidate must also be comfortable leading many medium-to-large size projects concurrently. 


Primary location for this role is  Albany, NY; secondary is Minnetonka, MN; other acceptable locations are Richmond, VA / Little Rock, Arkansas / Sacramento CA / Trenton NJ / Indianapolis, IN / Lansing MI / Boston, MA


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage teams of BI, reports, and analytics developers
  • Participate in business development efforts including proposal development and oral presentations to customers
  • Make sure that projects are delivered on-time and of high quality
  • Create schedules, resource plans, and implementation documentation for medium-to-large size projects
  • Ability to manage vendor relationships including those of software, hardware, and consulting service providers
  • Ability to create, manage, and track progress toward revenue and budgetary goals
  • Ability to work closely with clients at various levels within the organization
  • Must be willing to travel for work at client sites across the United States

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Advanced Degree in a related field such as Health Care, Information Technology/Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics, Analytics, Business Technology
  • Proven 10+ years of Information Technology Experience
  • 5+ years of health care experience, especially focused on claims, eligibility and quality of care analysis
  • 5+ years of leading projects, ensuring deliverable quality, tracking progress, and reporting status
  • 5+ years of hands-on overall experience with Data Warehouse technologies within the domain of ETL / data integration, Business Intelligence, relational and multi-dimensional database systems
  • Proven organization skills and ability to set priorities and schedule work deadlines
  • Proven business development ability skills including proposal development, orals presentation and technology demonstration development.
  • Good written skills and proven ability to produce project deliverables in a clear and concise fashion
  • Experience with application development including full life cycle activities
  • Experience as a mentor and lead to other staff that require training and guidance
  • Coordinate cross functional resources; experience managing both direct reports as well as indirect (matrix) personnel
  • Ability to travel up to 75%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Information Technology Architecture Analysis experience
  • Architecture experience with Teradata, Oracle and/or other RDBMS platforms
  • Experience with Tableau, Cognos, SAS, and/or other BI and analytic tools
  • Experience managing large data warehouse implementation projects
  • Experience leading requirements sessions with client teams
  • Expert-level grasp of Microsoft Project
  • Knowledge of health care grouping technologies such as CDPS, ETG, ERG, EBM, etc.
  • Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP)
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

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)



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.



Job Keywords: project lead, IT, health care, data warehousing, ETL, Albany, NY, Minnetonka, MN, Richmond, VA, Little Rock, Arkansas, Sacramento CA, Trenton NJ, Indianapolis, IN, Lansing MI, Boston, MA

Job Details

  • Contest Number714541
  • Job TitleAnalytics Project Director, Business Intelligence - NY, MN or other locations
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Albany, NY
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsMinnetonka, MN
    Sacramento, CA
    Trenton, NJ
    Indianapolis, IN
    Lansing, MI

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 75 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

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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