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IT Data Analytics Analyst - Telecommuter

UnitedHealth Group

Franklin, TN
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745558 IT Data Analytics Analyst Telecommuter

IT Data Analytics Analyst - Telecommuter (745558)

Position Description

With all the opportunities out there, what's the best way to raise your game and up your impact? Put yourself on a team that's doing incredible things with data to create incredible health care solutions across the globe. That's no small thing. In fact it's all about big data and big ideas. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, has more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere. And, with your data reporting and analysis expertise, you can make an impact that matters for more. In this role, you'll design and architect data warehouse solutions while acting as a primary contributor in developing, testing and deploying key data warehouses or data marts, and you will be working with cutting edge technology. today, and find out what it means to be a part of an organization with the support and resources of a Fortune 6 company.

Summary:  Support SAS production jobs, and  develop and enhance code which contribute towards department savings goals.
You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Schedule and maintain SAS Jobs
  • Triage SAS jobs that fail, and correct the issues
  • Work in conjunction with business analysts to develop, test and implement new algorithms for COB opportunities
  • Focus on driving productivity and quality to aide business partners in achieving and exceeding monthly goals
  • Analyze client's data files for quality, quantity, and accuracy
  • Use SQL/SAS skills to identify data anomalies which may impact our processes
  • Perform proof of concept analyses
  • Develop, collect and analyze metrics and data to formulate fact-based decisions and proactively implement process improvements
  • Use metrics, excellent time management skills and leadership skills to ensure business objectives and goals are met
  • Identify emerging industry trends
  • Contribute to large, complex projects to achieve key business objectives
  • Motivate and inspire other team members
  • Collaborate on application architecture design, enhancements, and decision-making
  • Organize and execute multiple re-occurring and one-off tasks and projects at one time
  • Troubleshoot and problem solving with an analytical mindset
Know that this opportunity comes with big potential and big challenges. It takes an ability to solve technical and strategic challenges using innovative approaches. You'll be using complex data to support business decisions and you'll need to demonstrate collaborative, creative and conceptual thinking.
Required Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience in an analytical role using SAS EG programming and interpreting SAS log files
  • 1+ years of some type of RDBMS such as MySQL, Oracle, or MS SQL Server
  • 1+ years of UNIX experience using basic UNIX commands, writing, and interpreting basic scripts
  • 1+ years of experience with TWS (Tivoli Work Scheduler) or similar automation scheduling tool
  • Experience assessing business requirements documents
  • Ability to maintain understanding of numerous client processes in a distributed environment
  • Proven experience being detail oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Possess excellent time management and prioritization skills in order to meet multiple deadlines
  • Comfortable working in a high-paced/high production environment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with R, VB.Net, Python, C#, or other object oriented programming
  • Bachelor’s degree/ Technical degree or equivalent work experience (3+ years)
  • Experience with healthcare member or claims data
  • Coordination of Benefits (COB) experience
  • Proven ability to handle large scale projects to successful outcomes
  • Naturally inquisitive about the causes behind data trends and patterns
  • Self-driven, ability to work independently and facilitate change

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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


*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.

Job Details

  • Contest Number745558
  • Job TitleIT Data Analytics Analyst - Telecommuter
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Franklin, TN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • 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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