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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:

OptumInsight Consulting



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Technical Business Analyst (SAS or SQL) - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 10/31/2018

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a liaison between business and technical teams
  • Understand and clarify a business / technology problem
  • Organize, lead and coordinate activities with business customers to gather detailed requirements from through interviews, documentation and working sessions
  • Ensure high quality up-to-date requirements and documentation
  • Identify ambiguity in requirements documents / specifications
  • Identify changes in project scope and other impacts on the project
  • Develop and groom user stories as a business representative
  • Collaborate with a technical lead to prepare technical specifications
  • Perform formal acceptance of the internal project deliverables (PO signoff)
  • Perform formal delivery to business customers (presentations, documentations, and demos)
  • Participate in primary data sources research and select relevant information

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree obtained AND 2+ years of relevant experience in an enterprise environment
  • 1+ years of experience gathering and documenting business requirements along with clients
  • 1+  years of experience with the following:
    • read / understand SAS and/or SQL scripts
    • report basic analytics via SAS procedure or SQL queries
    • work with database dictionaries
    • look up for variables range and distribution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of relational databases, and database structures and data analysis
  • Healthcare experience working with medical and/or pharmacy claims
  • Familiarity with UHG resources such as  UDW, UGAP and NHI
  • Effective communication skills, including interfacing with clients, writing business cases and user stories, excellent verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple priorities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft tools including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong documentation, presentation and active listening skills, attention to details

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)


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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