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Job Category:

Information Technology

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

55305

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Data Analyst - United Healthcare Networks - MN

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 09/13/2018

The Sr. Data Analytics Analyst will partner with end users and network development staff to understand business requirements and needs for transforming data into business pertinent information.  The business analyst has the ability to understand how information flows across different business processes and systems, and how to use that information to support business objectives.  The ideal candidate would have had a technical and data background but has also worked in a business analysis role.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Report/Business Analysis:
    • Communicates with the business/customer to understand business objectives and needs. 
    • Identifies solutions to non-standard requests and problems.
    • Solves moderately complex problems and/or conducts moderately complex analyses.
    • Translates concepts into practice.
    • Acts as a resource for others with less experience.
    • Is aware of and understands the dependencies and alignment areas that are required between the business needs and other key areas such as data processing, technical design and development, report production, training, and documentation
    • Evaluate network adequacy and accessibility, development opportunities, and network growth to support UHN Network Management strategies and objectives
  • Data Analysis:
    • Demonstrates an understanding of data modeling (relationships, data types, tables, etc.) and analytics concepts (queries, reporting, association of data sources)
    • Interprets requirements and translates them into data requirements (interfaces, data transformation, etc.) for complex projects
    • Designs and/or develops specific databases for collection, tracking, and reporting to facilitate analysis
    • Identify data validation risks and solutions/strategies
  • Communication:
    • Explains difficult concepts comfortably at the manager/director level
    • Creates deliverable templates and prepares written materials
    • Expresses independent view constructively, even when others disagree
    • Communicates effectively with clients and team members
    • Creates work products using standard software packages (Visio, Word, Access, Excel)

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience performing significant data analysis and report development
  • Advanced level of programming knowledge (reporting code) and of relational databases, database structures and design, systems design, data management, data warehouse.
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree
  • Healthcare insurance industry 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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