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Lead Data Analyst (SAS) - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Columbia, MD
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Lead Data Analyst (SAS) - Telecommute(Job Number:721783)

At Optum, we create hundreds of custom applications and manage thousands of hardware components.

Together, we deliver smarter, faster and simpler solutions for a modern, innovative health system. We are also the career home to Senior IT Data Analysts who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. If you strive to help people live healthier lives by building your career with a leader in health care, this is the career for you! Come share your expertise and your passion and do your life's best work.(sm)

As part of this group, you will predominantly be involved in architecting and designing data warehouse solutions. You will be a primary contributor in developing, testing and deploying key data warehouses, data marts and will be working with cutting edge technology. This role will prepare you for significant career growth.

This is a unique development role where your ability to serve as a team lead to drive projects, and motivate and inspire team members.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Focus on driving productivity and quality to aide business partners in achieving and exceeding monthly goals
  • Use metrics, excellent time management skills and leadership skills to ensure business objectives and goals are met
  • Work as a Scrum Master and facilitate daily huddles, iteration planning and review sessions.
  • Provide technical support to Data Analyst.
  • Support weekly, monthly and yearly inventory reporting and forecasting.
  • Motivate and inspire other team members
  • Work in conjunction with business analysts to develop, test and implement new production audit opportunities and trends
  • Create algorithms to data mine member, claims and COB data
  • Analyze data files for quality, quantity, and accuracy
  • Use of 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
  • Developing and pioneering approaches to emerging industry trends
  • Contribute to large, complex projects to achieve key business objectives
  • Collaborate on application architecture design, enhancements, and decision-making
  • Organize and execute multiple re-occurring and one-off tasks and projects at one time
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving with an analytical mindset

Job IT Data Warehousing/Analytics
Primary Location US-MD-Columbia
Other Location 
Organization Optum Ops-Shared Svcs Analytcs
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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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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