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Job Category:

OptumInsight Consulting



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Actuarial Consultant, Health Pricing Solutions - Telecommute


Posted: 11/9/2018

The Senior Actuarial Consultant - Health Pricing Solutions will primarily work with StepWise implementations, our automated rating and pricing system, and consult with clients on requirements gathering, system design, configuration, and implementation.  In addition to working on StepWise implementations, this role will involve advising clients on Underwriting, Actuarial, and financial projects, and supporting senior consultants as appropriate.
You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Expertise in rating systems is highly desirable; As a consultant, super user, or technical design / implementation subject matter expert
  • Experience with user interface design and/or workflow design automation
  • Hands-on professional experience in using Excel and SQL-based systems to solve business problems / achieve clients' expectations
  • Understanding of industry issues, changes, and potential impacts and opportunities for the StepWise consulting team
  • Able to understand our clients' business and place within the market, and act as a main point of contact both during a project and after implementation is complete
  • Able to clearly and understandably articulate goals and expectations, relating them to the client's business mission and direction
  • Capable of managing a variety of issues while driving momentum of key projects
  • Able to direct segments of work and manage deliverables
  • Consultative and capable of meeting multiple project deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Establish trust and credibility at all levels of the organization
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for others
  • Experience presenting material to peers and clients
  • Communicate clearly either over the phone or in person
  • Tailor language to the audience, initiate appropriate communications with others, and is tactful and listens well
  • Generally work is self-directed and not prescribed
  • Work with less structured, more complex issues

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in quantitative discipline
  • 4+ years of experience working in a corporate environment in a quantitative capacity
  • Actuarial and/or Underwriting foundation
  • Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, including complex formulas, calculations, macros, etc.
  • Advanced level of proficiency with SQL, including SQL query writing
  • Experience writing Macros
 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Passing of Actuarial exams or having achieved ASA / FSA
  • Experience working in the healthcare industry on commercial and/or group business lines
  • Experience with user interface design and/or workflow design
  • Experience working with the StepWise Suite
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)


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


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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