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Lead Business Intelligence Developer - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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744817 Lead Business Intelligence Developer Telecommute

Lead Business Intelligence Developer - Telecommute (744817)

Position Description

Lead Business Intelligence Developer - Telecommute



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 a Lead Business Intelligence Developer responsible for the development and operations of HealthCare Business Intelligence applications that consist of data visualizations and reporting for Optum’s Advanced Analytics Lab. These applications are focused on investigating key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and healthcare costs data to provide statistical findings and conclusions. The primary responsibilities for this position are: gather functional and non-functional client requirements in order to optimize the design of BI deliverables (reports, dashboards, alerts, visualizations) that are within our applications; provide status reports to senior management; and, create health care data visualizations that leverage all features of Tableau 8 (Parameters, Filters, Advanced Charts, Data Connections, Actions, Dashboards, etc.).  These visualizations present data in order to distinguish patterns and recognize trends. They assist others in understanding data by presenting complex patterns in the form of easily deciphered charts and graphs. Create ETL/ELT to translate and structure data into a model that makes visualizations render in less than 2 seconds; create custom SQL to query complex data models in the most effective way for the database and the application server; and fine-tune and improved query performance using profiling tools and SQL; and develop rich interactive graphics and data visualizations of large structured data in browser-friendly formats using best practices (Whitespace, number of dashboard objects, tabbing, color schemes, etc.).  Coordinate work activities with supervisors; prioritize general objectives into defined projects and establish scope, timeline, and resources to successfully meet commitments; act as the liaison between business stakeholders, developers, infrastructure teams and project management groups; maintain awareness of current technology assets, and the applicability and capability of each; analyze data requirements, application and processing architectures, data dictionaries and database schemas while designing, developing, amending, optimizing and certifying database designs to satisfy client needs; and troubleshoot issues, including determining what level the issue resides in, the atomic level, in transformations, at the aggregation level. Manage application defect processes. May telecommute from any location within the U.S.


  • Requires a Master's degree or equivalent in Health Care Management, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, or a related field and 12 months of related experience.
  • Will accept experience gained concurrently. Will accept experience gained before, during or after Master's program.
  • Must have 12 months of demonstrated ability (which may have been gained concurrently) with each of the following: (1) developing highly visual Business Intelligence solutions (Tableau, Qlik, Microstrategy, Birst, D3.js) and/or visualizations applications based on advanced statistics; (2) advanced SQL programming skills with ability to write programs against two or more of the following DBMS: Netezza, Teradata, SQL Server, DB2, or Oracle; (3) working with claims data in a mid to large (100+) scale health care setting; (4) working within an Agile Software Development methodology in a lead role; and (5) database development experience creating DDL/ELT (aggregate tables, views, loading data, etc.)

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 Details

  • Contest Number744817
  • Job TitleLead Business Intelligence Developer - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyAnalytics
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    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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