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Technical Business Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Eden Prairie, MN
Date:
12/15/2017
2017-12-152018-01-14
Job Code:
741208
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741208 Technical Business Analyst Eden Prairie MN

Technical Business Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN (741208)

Position Description

Some people take things as they come. Others relentlessly push themselves to go farther. Combine health care and technology, which are two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet, with UnitedHealth Group's culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get: industry-leading health care services at a company that's improving the lives of millions. As the Health Care Economics Consultant you will design and develop reports and analyze data to measure clinical outcomes, network performance and methodology levers. You will investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and health care costs data. As the Consultant, you will interpret and analyze clinical data from various sources and recommend best approaches for its consolidation. Your analyses will be used to create viable, real-world solutions in a complex health care landscape. The work is as challenging as it is rewarding. You'll open doors to new opportunities. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. Join us. There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm)
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a liaison between business and technical teams
  • Act as a product owner in scrum framework
  • Understand and clarify a business / technology problem
  • Organize, lead and coordinate activities with business customers to gather detailed requirements from through interviews, documentation and working sessions
  • Ensure high quality up-to-date requirements and documentation
  • Identify ambiguity in requirements documents / specifications
  • Identify changes in project scope and other impacts on the project
  • Develop and groom user stories as a business representative
  • Collaborate with a technical lead to prepare technical specifications
  • Manage formal acceptance of the internal project deliverables (PO signoff)
  • Manage formal delivery to business customers (presentations, documentations, and demos)
  • Participate in primary data sources research and select relevant information
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of relevant experience in a corporate environment
  • 3+ years of health care experience working with medical and/or pharmacy claims
  • Experience working with clients to gather and document business requirements
  • Effective communication skills, including interfacing with clients, writing business cases and user stories, excellent verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to:
    • merge / concatenate data from different sources
    • read / understand SAS and/or SQL scripts
    • report basic analytics via SAS procedure or SQL queries
    • provide preliminary database analyses, joining tables on primary and/or foreign keys
    • work with database dictionaries
    • look up for variables range and distribution
  • Understanding of relational databases: time-lined and updated
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple priorities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft tools including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Exceptional documentation, presentation and active listening skills, attention to details
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of relational databases, and database structures and data analysis
  • Familiarity with UHG resources such as  UDW, UGAP and NHI

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: Business Analyst, SAS, SQL, Medical, Pharmacy, Claims, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number741208
  • Job TitleTechnical Business Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyOptumInsight Consulting
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • 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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