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R / RStudio Programmer Analyst - Boston, MA or Rocky Hill, CT

UnitedHealth Group

Boston, MA
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R / RStudio Programmer Analyst - Boston, MA or Rocky Hill, CT(Job Number:691057)

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


As a Senior Software Engineer, Optum Government Solutions, you will be responsible for helping to lead the development of a Business Intelligence solution for the State Government market. You will be a member of a team responsible for designing and developing the initial product offering and establishing the long term support structure.



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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead R program design and project execution to deliver the technical SAS solution for both small and large strategic project initiatives 
  • Engage in key design and architecture decisions as well as work estimation and resource planning
  • Predict emerging customer needs and develops innovative solutions to meet them
  • Develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business and promote best practices
  • Collaborate with the team on application architecture design and decision-making
  • Interpret and execute requirements, functional specifications and technical design documents for incoming projects and communicate these effectively to the team
  • Provide alternate design solutions and realistic project estimates for incoming projects
  • Design and implement application enhancements in collaboration with different teams
  • Perform unit, system and regression testing for R programs to meet high quality objective
  • Troubleshoot operational support issues to quickly identify and solution
  • Contribute to knowledge sharing, ideas and information relating to R technologies and be the key technical expert within the team
  • Function as a mentor for junior developers providing guidance and assistance when needed
  • Execute on smaller projects independently including interactions with other teams and 3rd parties for design and architecture
  • Conduct data extraction from many different database platforms and review, analyze, and present information to ensure expected results
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience using administrative healthcare data

Job Product/Software Engineering
Primary Location US-MA-Boston
Other Location US-NC-Raleigh
Organization Optum Data Management
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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