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Job Category:

Business Operations



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Sr Business Analyst (Data) - Irvine, CA

UHG - Irvine, California

Posted: 11/15/2018

You believe data can help reshape the future, and you find yourself loving the thrill of diving into challenging analysis. At UnitedHealth Group, you'll find an organization that will recognize those talents and have lots of growth potential. Here, you will be empowered, supported and encouraged to use your analysis expertise to help change the future of health care. Does the challenge intrigue you?

As a key member of the Risk Adjustment Business Analysis team, you will be part of UnitedHealth Group's mission of helping people live healthier lives. As a Senior Business Analyst, you will grow and develop as you conduct research for production issues, work on new project requirements and provide ad hoc data analysis. You will be challenged to analyze, review, and forecast data for operational and business planning. You will also be challenged to help capture business requirements for new projects while working in a fast paced Agile environment. As part of this elite team, you will be empowered to impact the health care system through the analysis and interpretation of data, and presenting recommendations for business solutions. Join us! There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, review, forecast, and trend complex data

  • Present analysis and interpretation for operational and business review and planning

  • Support short and long term operational/strategic business activities through analysis

  • Develop recommended business solutions through research and analysis of data and business process and implement when appropriate

  • SQL for data analytics and ad hoc reporting.

  • Data extract and reporting
  • Create project documentation as they develop new tools business will use.

  • Data Testing
  • We are looking for candidates with the following attributes:

    • Ability to communicate analysis including trends and opportunities to clients and the business in writing and verbally

    • Ability to problem solve including multiple priorities and research conflicting and/or inaccurate data

    • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter

    • Strong multi-tasking abilities and be very detailed orientated

    • Excellent problem solving skills.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in Business Analysis
  • 3+ years of experience gathering requirements from the client/business and documenting

  • Intermediate proficiency with SQL (database relationships and data analysis relational databases, database structures, querying, etc.)

  • Intermediate level of proficiency Excel and PowerPoint


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Health Administration, related field or equivalent work experience

  • Risk Adjustment experience preferred
  • Healthcare Industry experience a plus

  • Agile Experience
  • Access experience

What's the first thing that happens when one of the most successful physician groups in Orange County comes together with a global leader in health care? Opportunity. With Monarch HealthCare joining OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, people like you will find increasing levels of challenge, impact and professional success. With a vibrant network of hospitals and urgent care centers, we're changing health care for the better by improving access to affordable, high quality care, and working together to improve the patient experience. That takes passion, commitment, intense focus and the ability to contribute effectively in a highly collaborative team environment. Are you with us? Learn more about this exciting 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: Business Analysis, Risk, Agile, Healthcare, SQL, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Irvine, CA, California

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