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Assoc Dir, Healthcare Analytics Technology - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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736983 Assoc Dir Healthcare Analytics Technology Telecommute

Assoc Dir, Healthcare Analytics Technology - Telecommute (736983)

Position Description

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)

UnitedHealthcare Advanced Research and Analytics (ARA) specializes in improving the performance of the health system by providing analytics, technology, and consulting services that enable better decisions and performance. We integrate workflow solutions that deliver data in real-time, create actionable insights, and drive innovation across the healthcare industry.


In this role, you will oversee the solution architecture and direction and technology strategy of several Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning tool & technology developments. Leading several ARA teams & working with key business leaders to solve real-world business problems with data & technologies.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage teams that are both on and off shore

  • Architect, deploy, and manage integration business technology solutions and applications, analytical technology solutions. Leading the support process for offshore and onshore teams

  • Key focus on Big Data technologies & Analytics Technology to support our Data Science/Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning focus

  • Develop and manage technology solutions portfolios, and identifying new technology approaches to solve business problems with a strong focus on leveraging enterprise data. With focus on how to best support ARA users and effectively problem solve issues

  • Manage internal engagements, meeting project and deliverable timelines, ensuring the accurate and timely completion of deliverables

  • Collaborate with analytics practitioners, business analysts and methodologists to design and oversee the development of working prototypes of technical solutions

  • Driving capability builds & initiatives across our core capabilities, Data Engineering, Analytics Infrastructure Enablement, Software & Application Development, Hadoop & Analytics Proof of Concept Management


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Healthcare Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics,  Theoretical Physics, Quantitative Social Sciences, Actuarial Science, or closely related field

  • 3+ years in advanced analytics, enterprise architecture, data warehousing, business intelligence, and / or software development

  • 2+ years of experience leading, managing or mentoring teams or direct reports

  • Beginner or higher level of proficiency with UNIX/LINUX

  • Beginner or higher level of proficiency with Hadoop or similar technologies

  • Intermediate or higher level of proficiency in at least one programing language with demonstrated experience developing technical solutions; Java, C, .NET, SQL 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Healthcare Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics,  Theoretical Physics, Quantitative Social Sciences, Actuarial Science or some other technology or analytic field

  • Demonstrated experience with analytical platform/data management platform integration

  • Experience with statistical software integration (e.g., SAS , SPSS, R, or Python)

  • Demonstrated experience with analytic tool planning, scaling, and administration

  • Previous experience with Teradata, Netezza, Greenplum, Aster Data, Vertica, Hadoop

  • Knowledge of NoSQL platforms (e.g., MongoDB, Couchbase, MarkLogic etc.)

  • Familiarity with visualization capabilities such as D3.JS and Tableau (and Tableau server) desired

  • Experience with advanced language/scripting (Python, Scala, Java)

  • Experience with healthcare data, specifically in Medicare and Medicaid analytics, provider and consumer analytics, and Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (FWA) analytics

  • Experience with app development, analytical infrastructure development, and business solution consulting experience in the medical or pharmacy policy space, fraud-waste-abuse detection, marketing analytics and healthcare economics

  • Collaborate with analytics practitioners, business analysts and methodologists to lead process design and project implementation of technical solutions and processes

  • Ability to document and communicate complex technical concepts

  • Demonstrated time management and project management skills

  • Competency to convert research requirements to analytical specifications

  • Able to recognize technical and analytical problems and solution with minimal supervision


Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 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)

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.


Keywords:  Associate Director, Analytics, Leader, Manager, Mentor, Direct Reports, Master's Degree, data, Hadoop, UNIX, LINUX, Java, SQL, Telecommute


Job Details

  • Contest Number736983
  • Job TitleAssoc Dir, Healthcare Analytics Technology - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyBusiness Operations
  • Business SegmentUHC Benefit Ops - Corporate

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • 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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