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IT Data Analytics Consultant

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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746373 IT Data Analytics Consultant

IT Data Analytics Consultant (746373)

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)


Position Summary

We are seeking an IT Data Analytics Consultant within the Data Management Group of the Finance Division is responsible for developing well-controlled, reliable data processes supporting accurate financial reporting and analytics in support of the financial close for a diverse group of end-users. The IT Data Analytics Consultant participates in the creation of automated processes, data repositories, reporting, and analyses from multiple systems and data sources using a variety of tools, including SAS, SQL, SAS-BI, SAS-VA, and OLAP tools. The IT Data Analytics Consultant orchestrates the modular design, development, deployment, and user-adoption of the Advanced Analytics processes in support of various Finance, Actuarial, and Controller groups. The IT Data Analytics Consultant specific duties include: liaison with business users to clearly define their analytic and reporting needs - set clear and achievable goals and timelines for the project; interface with business leaders and build relationships in support of financial planning and performance measurement including reporting and analysis; work hands-on in SAS (SAS Enterprise Guide) and add new functionality to the tool to meet the needs; leverage the proven UHC SAS Fin360 framework and build fully functional innovative solutions while integrating robust reconciliation and control processes; drive broader adoption of the SAS end-user Business Intelligence Platform including the SAS HPA (High Performance Analytics) capabilities to enable self-service reporting for end-uses; collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess the impact on managed processes in-light of changes migrations in the upstream systems - take remedial actions as necessary; and coordinate with business on behalf of the broader finance organization and leadership.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field or related field.
  • 5 years related progressive, post-baccalaureate experience. Will accept experience gained concurrently.
  • Must have 12 months demonstrated ability with each of the following: (1) Creating complex reports and dashboards using SAS EG, SAS procedures, and output delivery system; (2) Using advanced analytics experience at large scale and ability to work with large volumes of data and all Relational Data Base Management Systems; (3) developing technical specifications and implementing solutions to fulfill complex business needs; (4) evaluating new analytics tools and methodologies for possible deployment and selecting, recommending and ing appropriate analytic techniques to execute an analysis plan or research objectives; and (5) Writing complex queries using Teradata/Oracle/Sql Server towards data mining and financial reporting. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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.

Job Details

  • Contest Number746373
  • Job TitleIT Data Analytics Consultant
  • Job FamilyAnalytics
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Finance

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

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