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Senior Analytics Solutions Developer - Minnesota

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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Senior Analytics Solutions Developer - Minnesota(Job Number:714114)

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)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Data Management:
    • Identify sources of truth \ data domains and attributes to support current and new hypotheses
    • Understand data structures, assess new data sources and evaluate sourcing strategies using a robust, repeatable, automated framework
    • Maintenance of SAS & Hadoop based automated sourcing framework in conjunction with all upstream and downstream changes. Perform impact analysis of changes and implement the most efficient solutions
    • Exception handling and communication with source systems for remediation
    • Data warehousing in Hadoop (Data Lake) for historical analysis
  • Back-End and Front-End Data Engineering:
    • Integrate the data from various sources and perform data QA, evaluation and implementation of secondary \ tertiary approaches for data validation
    • Utilize Big Data tools (such as SAS, Hive, Pig, Sqoop) to perform data profiling \ cleansing \ enhancements including identifying usable data fields and types, nominal data and measures, standardization of attributes and handling of missing\null values
    • Transform datasets for analytical research vs traditional reporting and optimize the performance of large datasets for analytical speed and cost-effective storage
    • Focus on design and architecture of datasets to avoid undesired duplication. Ensure repeatability of the process (automation) while also keeping it flexible for future changes
  • Data Analysis \ Insight Generation:
    • Interactive data discovery, modeling complex hypothesis, discovering insights and identifying opportunities through the use of statistical, algorithmic, mining and visualization techniques
    • Partner with our Program Leadership and key stakeholders to transform data into meaningful critical information which can provide knowledge and insight that can be used to make sound organizational decisions
    • Think creatively and propose innovative ways to analyze and solve problems by using data mining approaches on the set of information available. Provide data that is congruent and reliable
    • Validate findings using an experimental and iterative approach
    • Gain a deep understanding of the business processes and use that insight to evaluate new attributes that would help explain the key drivers behind KMI data
  • Data Visualization \ Report Publication (Standard Ad-hoc):
    • Integrate insights into repeatable and reusable standard and ad-hoc reports as required by various lines of business. Ensure consistent formatting with an eye towards repeatability on an ongoing basis
    • Communicate the discoveries to the business by exposing their assumptions and validation work in an easily understandable way. Ensure consistency across lines of business wherever possible

Job IT Data Warehousing/Analytics
Primary Location US-MN-Eden Prairie
Other Location US-MN-Plymouth, US-MN-Minnetonka
Organization C&S Finance
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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