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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


Job Category:

Business Operations



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Research Survey Analyst - Washington, DC

UHG - Washington, District of Columbia

Posted: 11/17/2018

Advisory Board Survey Solutions (ABSS) is a full-service survey team which provides survey design, analysis, and results delivery. ABSS focuses on connecting members’ employee and provider survey data with actionable, proven best practices through a best-in-class technology platform, dedicated advisor support and intuitive action planning templates. This unique program is one of the fastest growing areas within Advisory Board Research. This team also includes an internal facing arm, known as SPA (Survey Performance and Analytics). SPA is comprised of the business analyst team of ABSS and conducts all survey work within Advisory Board and the organization at large (including Consulting and Optum Advisory Services). These firm-based projects include market research, consumer surveys, internal firm surveys, and client opinion surveys.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop expertise over multiple survey research products for U.S. and International members

  • Build Excel-based research reports and design custom surveys on a range of topics across healthcare

  • Analyze raw data to visualize organizational trends and utilize statistical methods to generate insights

  • Create custom reports for members using results reporting site and data analysis software

  • Administer and act as content expert for comprehensive engagement databases composed of detailed opinion, organizational structure and demographic information; create, update and query databases

  • Provide analytic expertise to members

  • Superior oral and written communications skills, strong attention to detail

  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines and maintain focus

  • Ability to communicate with clients and team members both written and orally

  • Service ethic for both internal and external customers

Our current opportunity is based in Washington, DC

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Use of any of the following analytical tools:

    • Excel

    • SQL

    • R

    • Python

    • Stata

    • Other

  • Experience managing multiple projects or clients

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant interest in working with and extracting insights from survey data

  • Strong quantitative, analytic and logical reasoning skills 

  • Technical aptitude for learning new skills / technologies

  • Experience with survey design or survey methodology

  • Experience in the healthcare industry

  • Excellent academic record

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: Research Analyst, Business Analyst, D.C., Washington, DC

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