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Senior Data Analyst - PA only Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Horsham, PA
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740535 Senior Data Analyst PA only Telecommute

Senior Data Analyst - PA only Telecommute (740535)

Position Description

You believe data can help reshape the future, and you find yourself loving the thrill of diving into challenging analysis. At UnitedHealth Group, you'll find an organization that will recognize those talents and have lots of growth potential. Here, you will be empowered, supported and encouraged to use your analysis and development expertise to help change the future of health care. Does the challenge intrigue you?


As a Senior Data Analyst in the Medicare Benefit Operations Strategy team, you will be responsible for end-to-end business process activities - creating, controlling, and improving critical operations projects in support of providing accurate enrollment and billing data to our members.  You’ll have the opportunity to provide data analysis using many technologies to support, and compile key information for internal and external clients.


This role is not just a back office analyst position, and requires the individual to be comfortable independently working with business users to create innovative solutions to their business problems.  They will juggle multiple projects in various stages of the life cycle development process, and work closely as a team with highly skilled teammates. 


If you are located in Pennsylvania, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform analytical programming utilizing SAS and SAS EG utilizing multiple sources including very large data warehouses, data marts, and ad hoc data sources to support existing Medicare programs
  • Create reports and provide analysis using SQL
  • Provide in depth analysis to identify root causes and to drive remediation of underlying issues
  • Work with developers on the team that utilize .NET tools (SSRS, SSIS, ASP) for reporting out of our own Microsoft Data warehouse for automating solutions
  • Team subject matter expert for all data sources used in analysis and reporting, becoming deeply immersed and knowledgeable about core business processes associated with assigned business areas
  • Works directly with the business community to gather business requirements, develop functional and technical specifications, and document business use case scenarios
  • Communicate technical information clearly and articulately across multiple levels of the organization
  • Take ownership of issues and follow through on all responsibilities
  • Work closely with stakeholders on process improvements, ensuring long-term sustainability of processes
  • Able to understand a variety of programming languages and development tools to migrate legacy products to the latest platform
  • Maintain existing reporting, create new reports as needed
  • Document and keep all SOPs up to date
  • Serves as a resource to others
  • Demonstrates commitment to UnitedHealth Care's culture, policies, standards, and ethics

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related  technology field
  • 3+ years strong SQL experience
  • 2+ years analysis experience in a business or data analyst type role
  • 2+ years intermediate level experience in Microsoft Excel
  • 3+ years effective verbal and written communication skills with a proven ability to communicate technical terms in business language and communicate across levels of the organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAS development / programming experience, or willingness to learn SAS
  • Experience with SDLC methodologies and best practices
  • Previous healthcare experience working with healthcare data
  • Passion for learning and working with new technologies

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)


*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy



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: SQL, data analysis, SAS, SDCL, PA, Horsham, telecommute, work from home

Job Details

  • Contest Number740535
  • Job TitleSenior Data Analyst - PA only Telecommute
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentUHC Benefit Ops - MandR Ops

Job Location Information

  • Horsham, PA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • 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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