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Job Category:

Business Operations



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Sr. Business Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/12/2018

Here's the thing about challenges. They provide limitless opportunities for greatness. And what we have in mind for you is definitely big. At UnitedHealth Group, we're changing the future of health care and we have the expertise, advanced technology and global resources to make it happen. As a Senior Business Analyst, you'll work with the brightest minds in the business and find yourself digging deep to find the solutions to help people live healthier lives. You'll be responsible for analyzing, reviewing and forecasting data for operational and business planning to impact the health care system. What could be more satisfying than that? Join us!


The purpose of this position is to help people live their lives to the fullest by helping facilitate the delivery of informational, educational or promotional materials that provide a superior member experience, motivate and engage members, and ensure we bring innovative print and fulfillment solutions in a timely, accurate, effective, and efficient manner.   
The primary focus of the Sr. Business Analyst is to develop, enhance and maintain cost effective, scalable reporting delivery systems such as Tableau that are designed to ensure accurate and efficient on-time delivery of Optum metrics.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Build & design Tableau dashboards working with a variety of stakeholders
  • Maintain existing Tableau dashboards and develop in depth knowledge a variety of data sources
  • Support reporting needs of internal and external customers as requested
  • Create and maintain monthly executive-ready business scorecards; pulling together cross-functional business performance into one centralized source of truth.
  • Executing on the overall vision and strategy determined by management to develop systems, tools and processes that deliver quality and engaging information.
  • Gather requirements from business, identify business gaps, build process flowcharts, perform business analysis, develop reports, configure applications, and prepare functional specifications.
  • Support the overall business goals of Optum by performing additional duties as assigned or requested

Required Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree
  • Advanced knowledge of Tableau
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Experience using MS Outlook, MS Visio & MS Word
  • Effective, clear communication skills both verbal & written
  • Experience using MS Outlook, MS Visio & MS Word
  • Experience documenting processes & procedures, including workflows
  • Experience interfacing with business decision-makers & system end-users to prioritize and achieve desired outcomes
  • Experience arranging & facilitating meetings & presenting in front of an audience
  • Proven ability to manage own workload, prioritize & meet deadlines while responding to demands of multiple customers (internal & external)
  • Proven ability to innovate, improve/enhance processes, finding more effective/efficient ways of reaching business goals
  • Experience graphing data, producing visuals & stories to make numbers understandable to varying audiences.  
  • Self-starter with excellent communication, organizational, process planning, decision making & implementation skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  •  including experience completing repetitive tasks with precision & consistency
  • Independent worker, who can rely on extensive experience & judgment to plan & accomplish goals
  • Must be available to travel occasionally on business 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in mentoring and training others

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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.

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