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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


Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Senior Data Engineer - Minnetonka, MN

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 12/7/2018

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
Positions in this function are accountable for a broad range of reporting, analytics and data solutions.  This position offers the opportunity to join an emerging department that is working to dramatically improve the healthcare experience. 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Interpret and analyze claims and cost trends to identify management opportunities and measure the impact of strategy implementation
  • Lead discovery processes with analytics partners with UHC to identify the business requirements and the expected outcome
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in tracking, trending and reporting on metrics
  • Create and provide sound statistical analyses and frame business scenarios that are meaningful and which impact on critical business processes and/or decisions
  • Collaborates with the data steward to gather information to be used for analytics to ensure the data meets the qualification and assurance requirements of the analyses
  • Communicate analytics results through data visualization tools

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of experience with SQL
  • 2+ years of experience validating data and interpreting results of analysis
  • 2+ years of experience identifying variances/trends/root cause and providing solutions
  • 5+ years of experience in healthcare industry
  • 3+ years of experience of hands-on visualization and strong analytic programming skills using Tableau, SSRS, Looker, D3.js or like
  • 5+ years of experience manipulating large datasets and using databases

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent language and communication skills 
  • Ability to converse and establish rapport at all levels; a strong team player; can conduct customer workshops with business and IT stakeholders to validate requirements 
  • Ability to assertively research the data landscape with minimal direction; a self-starter with great problem solving and situational analysis skills
  • Understanding of how to read data architecture and data model diagrams, and to have passion about data
  • Outstanding presentation skills, strong storyboarding and Power point skills
  • Realistic with timelines and not afraid to ask for help
  • Eager to try new things and divert from the plan when it makes sense
  • Flexible and nimble

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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.

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