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Senior Data Warehouse and Analytics Project Manager - Lansing, MI

UnitedHealth Group

Lansing, MI
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730388 Senior Data Warehouse and Analytics Project Manager Lansing MI

Senior Data Warehouse and Analytics Project Manager - Lansing, MI (730388)

Position Description

Here, at Optum, you can showcase your passion and technical expertise among an elite team as you help to transform health care and change the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. Sound exciting? Absolutely! And as a Sr. Data Warehouse and Analytics Project Manager, you will bring your talent, passion, energy, focus and all-in approach to work every day to lead your team to success. If you strive to make a difference and would like to work with the leader in the health care industry, this is right the career for you. Join us! Come share who you are and let your passion for performance inspire your life's best work.(sm)


When you join us in this exciting work as a Sr. Data Warehouse and Analytics Project Manager (Optum Data Management's Government HIT group), you will work with leading edge technologies and manage a team of highly developed IT professionals. Your responsibilities will include forecasting and setting the team direction, resolving problems and providing guidance to members of your team to address business and operational challenges. Your commitment to drive and manage high-quality execution, operational excellence and deliver technology solutions that meet business needs and optimize customer experience will have a very important impact on the organization, and ultimately, affect the lives of millions.


Optum is looking for an experienced Project Manager with Business Intelligence experience. The job is located in Lansing, MI and involves working closely with multiple State Data Warehouse (EDW) teams. A successful candidate will have a strong leadership, advanced problem solving, and communication skills. The candidate must also be comfortable leading many medium-to-large size projects concurrently.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • General management of the project and contract, to include all associated subcontractors
  • Acting as principal interface for Optum with the State customer
  • Scheduling and provisioning resources
  • Presenting all formal communication and correspondence to the State customer
  • Collaborate with internal and external business partners to gain understanding of their business needs and adapt departmental plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges
  • Lead and Develop People
  • Manage professional employees by setting team direction, resolving problems and providing guidance to members of your team
  • Leverage diversity and inclusion to drive employee engagement and foster teamwork and collaboration
  • Demonstrate integrity and ethical behavior by complying with applicable laws, regulations and policies and requiring the same from others
  • Manage and ensure compliance with IT structures/processes/technologies
  • Maintain knowledge of and leverage IT industry/marketplace technologies and trends
  • Influence or provide input to forecasting and planning activities
  • Manage teams of Business Analysts, Technical, Training, and Documentation Specialists, ETL staff, and BI developers
  • Make sure that projects are delivered on-time and of high quality
  • Create schedules, resource plans, and implementation documentation for medium-to-large size projects
  • Manage vendor relationships including those of software, hardware, and consulting service providers
  • Create, manage, and track progress toward revenue and budgetary goals
  • Work closely with clients at various levels within the organization

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Advanced Degree in a related field such as Information Technology/Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics, Analytics, Business Technology. (Bachelor's degree with ten years of experience managing projects of similar size and complexity may be substituted for an Advanced Degree)
  • 10+ years of Information Technology Experience
  • 5+ years leading projects, ensuring deliverable quality, tracking progress, and reporting status
  • 5+ years of hands-on overall experience with Data Warehouse technologies within the domain of ETL/data integration, Business Intelligence, and relational database management systems
  • 5+ years of account management experience for a government, private sector and/or delivery based professional management consulting
  • 5+ years of experience with small group facilitation, conducting formal presentations, and with written and verbal communications with senior leadership or customers
  • Experience coordinating cross functional resources, and managing, mentoring and leading both direct reports as well as indirect (matrix) personnel
  • Must reside in, or be prepared to relocate to, the Lansing, MI area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Project Management Professional (or planned route to achieve)
  • Information Technology Architecture Analysis experience
  • Experience with Teradata and/or other RDBMS platforms
  • Experience with BI and analytic tools
  • Experience managing large data warehouse implementation projects
  • Experience leading requirements sessions with client teams
  • Certified Business Intelligence Professional certification
  • State Government and Medicaid/Healthcare experience
  • Willingness to travel in the future

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to 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: data warehousing, project manager, account management, PMP, Lansing, MI

Job Details

  • Contest Number730388
  • Job TitleSenior Data Warehouse and Analytics Project Manager - Lansing, MI
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Lansing, MI
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelManager
  • 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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