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Sr. Business Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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746321 Sr Business Analyst Eden Prairie MN

Sr. Business Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN (746321)

Position Description

You might have heard people say they believe in the power of data. The way we look at it, data can reshape the future. It's that simple. In our case, we're changing the future of health care for millions. Here, as a Senior Data Analyst, you'll work with people at the top of their game handling complex problems. You'll analyze, review and forecast data for operational and business planning. If you're up for the challenge, join us today.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Gather and document business requirements

  • Analyze and interpret complex data to identify trends, patterns and opportunities for the business and clients

  • Develop recommended business solutions through research and analysis of data and business process and implement when appropriate

  • Support short-term operational / strategic business activities through analysis

  • Present analysis and interpretation for operational and business review and planning

  • Produce, publish and distribute scheduled and ad-hoc client and operational reports relating to the development and performance of products, processes and technologies


You need to ask yourself if you're good with constant change. Because you'll develop business solutions while constantly modifying existing business intelligence solutions. It's tough. Just when you think you've got something solved, a new wrinkle pops up. In the meantime, you'll oversee and conduct the conversion of data into insights that will lead to informed business decisions.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in the following areas:

    • Data and report analysis

    • Business / finance, including analysis experience with a solid understanding of data storage structures

    • Gathering and documenting requirements from the client / business

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with PC based software programs and automated database management systems (Access, PowerPoint)

  • Advanced Excel Skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Health Administration, or related field

  • 1+ years of experience with project methodology (requirements, design, development, test and implementation)

  • Experience in the health care industry

  • Ability to communicate analysis, including trends and opportunities, to clients and the business in writing and verbally

  • Ability to problem solve, including multiple priorities, conflicting research and/or inaccurate data


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: Financial analysis, finance, Excel, analysis, planning, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number746321
  • Job TitleSr. Business Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyBusiness Operations
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • 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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