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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Manager of Data Analytics - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/9/2018

Closely work with business stakeholders in solving critical business problems through the application of data analytics techniques. Design solutions and work with development team to implement them.  Collaborate with stakeholders, team members, clients and experts in the execution of the work.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing and developing data analytics driven solution to business problems

  • Handles a vast amount of data from multiple databases to extract business insights and make valuable discoveries leading to prototype development and business improvement

  • Manages and optimize processes for data intake, validation, mining and analytics as well as modeling, visualization and communication deliverables

  • Builds, develop and maintain data models, reporting systems, data automation systems, dashboards and performance metrics support that support key business decisions

  • Work collaboratively with Global Analytics team, to achieve business objectives, set clear goals and expectations with the team, and provide ongoing coaching and development to expand skills and capabilities

  • Defines & implements measurable KPIs to gauge ROI and success of enterprise analytics initiative

  • Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion

  • Coordinates work activities with other supervisors. Develops plans to meet short-term objectives

  • Identifies and resolves operational problems using defined processes, expertise and judgment


Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, information technology, analytics, data science or statistics or related degree or equivalent experience

  • 6+ years of experience in a data analytics work environment

  • 2+ years of leadership experience

  • Hands on experience in at least one data analytics tool - R, Python, etc. and comfortable with working on large datasets

  • Hands on experience at least in one BI technology and RDBMS system - SQL, Oracle, DB2, etc.

  • Demonstrable experience of working on data analytics projects

  • Demonstrable track record of strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Ability to thrive in an environment that is tasked with providing data-driven decision support and business intelligence that is timely, accurate and actionable

  • Healthcare experience

  • Must be able to work in Minneapolis office as relocation will not be offered

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Business consulting experience

  • Experience in big data technologies, machine learning and artificial intelligence experience

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



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