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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM


Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com


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Business Intelligence Consultant - Telecommute

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 09/14/2018

Tough challenges? We know a thing or two about those. When you’re on a mission to help people live healthier lives, the stakes couldn’t be higher. As a Business Analyst Consultant, you will help rewrite the future of the health care system. You’ll analyze data and deliver bold, business-savvy ideas to impact the lives of millions. Along with ground-breaking challenge, you'll have the support and resources of a Fortune 6 company. Are you up for navigating a complex matrix of business units and teams? We share a near obsessive desire to outperform and outdo our own achievements across our entire global business landscape. It’s going to take all you’ve got to create valuable solutions to improve the health care system.


You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Read, research, trend, forecast, benchmark, and understand complex data and it’s insights
  • Manage ongoing relationship with operational and product suite partners as point representative for operational metrics, program lifecycle, and overall program status
  • Communicate, interpret, and monitor key success metrics
  • Research available data to identify opportunities to improve operational excellence and work with process owners to mobilize actions and resources to address identified gaps
  • Deliver formal program updates to leadership which includes creation of reporting dashboards for routine business reviews which you will conduct
  • Provide end-to-end process expertise and solution orientation to operations and product partners
  • Develop automated reporting solutions that delivers consistent and efficient results for product owners
  • Deliver analytics by means of transforming large and complex datasets used by internal and external clients
  • Drive process improvement striving for consistency, timeliness, accuracy and effectiveness
  • Monitor performance and quantify financial impact of program pilots or operational changes
  • Perform cost benefit or business analysis to evaluate the feasibility or success of initiatives
  • Support short and long term operational/strategic business initiatives through thoughtful analyses

Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in Business/finance including analysis
  • 5+ years of experience in Gathering and documenting requirements from the client/business
  • 5+ years of experience in Analysis of business process and workflow and providing an evaluation, benchmark and/or process improvement recommendations
  • 5+ years of experience in Project methodology (requirements, design, development, test & implementation)
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with SQL (specifically TSQL)
  • 5+ years of experience creating stored procedures and involvement in database integrations
  • 5+ years of experience using SSIS and SSRS
  • Experience using Tivoli Workload Scheduler
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Excel
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Health Administration or related field
  • Experience with Tableau
  • Experience with Alteryx
  • Intermediate MS Access
  • Proficient with SQL Server Management Studio, Aqua Data Studio, and/or TOAD.
  • Excellent Communication, Time & Project Management experience
  • Extensive problem solving and organizational skills

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)


*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.


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