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Manager, IT Data Analytics - UnitedHealthcare - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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741212 Manager IT Data Analytics UnitedHealthcare Minnetonka MN

Manager, IT Data Analytics - UnitedHealthcare - Minnetonka, MN (741212)

Position Description

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


We are looking for a results-oriented Manager, IT Data Analytics to be a part of the Data Science Solutions and Strategies team supporting the diverse businesses within the UnitedHealthcare finance space. You will be responsible for providing delivery and support for complex business problems while managing a team of FTEs and contractors. You will work with Business and Technical leaders, Project Managers and architects across multiple lines of businesses to drive the implementation of complex solutions using a variety of tools and technologies.



Please note: This is an office based position located in Minnetonka, MN.



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leads resources through development and maintenance of data preparation and validation routines to support data mining and has experience in creating complex data mining algorithms
  • Selects, recommends and applies appropriate analytic and statistical methodologies and techniques to execute against an analysis plan or research objectives
  • Evaluates new analytics tools and methodologies for possible deployment
  • Creates data warehouses/marts and/or develops data mining analyses to support business decisions
  • Lead application implementation, project/program status reporting and quality checks on project deliverables
  • Coordinates, supervises and is accountable for the daily activities of business support, technical or production team or unit
  • Collaborate with end-users to evaluate business goals, identify needs, and propose solutions using the whole portfolio of available technical assets that include SAS
  • Business Intelligence, SAS In-Memory and SAS In-Database Technologies, Hadoop, Teradata EDW and other Relational Datastores
  • Be self-motivated and demonstrate an innate ability to absorb new concepts, technical frameworks, programming paradigms while employing them creatively to solve complex analytical problems
  • Act as a technical leader, and as a SME to mentor peers and socialize new concepts and solution approaches
  • Ability to work with a large number of people with varying perspectives, high degree of autonomy

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6+ years of experience as a programmer either in object oriented languages like Java, C++, VB etc. or Data Processing/ Statistical Computing platforms like SAS, R, Python
  • 3+ years of data analysis experience - ability to work with huge volumes of data, disparate relational database
  • 2+ years of experience managing/supervising a team
  • Self-driven with an ability to quickly learn new technologies  concepts independently
  • Progressive work experience in a technology / business analytics role
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment while positively influencing other functional areas
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel, MS Office product suite, and other technology tools
  • Progressive financial work experience
  • Strong financial, analytical, and business acumen
  • Generate innovative approaches and solutions to business opportunities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence change
  • Ability to build strong relationships at all levels of the organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAS Programming (including Macro programming)
  • Project management and/or process improvement experience
  • Ability to work with a large number of people with varying perspectives, high degree of autonomy

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 keywords: manager, leader, data analytics, programmer, developer, finance, SAS, R, Python, UnitedHealth Group, UHG, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number741212
  • Job TitleManager, IT Data Analytics - UnitedHealthcare - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Finance

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • 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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