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SAS Programmer Analyst - Frederick,MD or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Frederick, MD
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SAS Programmer Analyst - Frederick,MD or Telecommute(Job Number:729745)

At Optum, we are driven to transform health care not just for our own good, but for the greater good. And, with your data reporting and analysis expertise, you can join us on our mission to help make the health care system work better for everyone. As a SAS Programmer Analyst, you will thrive as you design and architect data warehouse solutions. You will be a primary contributor in developing, testing and deploying key data warehouses or data marts, and you will be working with cutting edge technology.

This role will prepare you for significant career growth as you shift to a gear you didn't know you had in you. So the contributions you'll make as a SAS Programmer Analyst at Optum, the pride you will feel, the smile that will keep you company on your way home are all ways that you'll know what you do here really matters. It will be important. No, it will not be just important, it will be historic. That's why someday, you will look back at the things you achieved here and realize that you did your life's best work.(sm)

You will work within the Analytics organization supporting AAL Coordination of Benefits team.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Data analyst role responsible for working 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
  • Support SAS processes in a production environment
  • Diagnosis and solve problems with SAS processes
  • Focus on driving productivity and quality to aide business partners in achieving and exceeding monthly goals
  • Analyze a client's 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
  • Use metrics, excellent time management skills and leadership skills to ensure business objectives and goals are met
  • Developing and pioneering approaches to emerging industry trends
  • Contribute to large, complex projects to achieve key business objectives
  • Motivate and inspire other team members
  • 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
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Process driven and detail oriented
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Possess excellent time management and prioritization skills in order to meet multiple deadlines; comfortable working in a high-paced / high production area
  • Self-driven, ability to work independently and facilitate change

Job IT Data Warehousing/Analytics
Primary Location US-MD-Frederick
Other Location United States
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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