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Data Analytics Consultant - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Dallas
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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)
The UHC Advanced Research and Analytics (ARA) organization provides data-driven insights and builds advanced AI / ML solutions to the various lines of business and shared services organizations within UnitedHealthcare. The ARA team partners with various entities within the enterprise to increase operational value, optimize experience and lower healthcare costs.
The ARA team serves across a wide variety of business domains including claims processing, payment integrity (fraud, waste, abuse, error), consumer experience (omnichannel, customer service, campaigns, net promoter scores), provider service models, and many more.
This Data Analytics Consultant role will support the Transactions Analytics and Automation Domain to develop data-driven insights that lead to more effective decision-making and more efficient execution across multiple lines of business. This role specifically focuses on supporting Claim Operations teams throughout UnitedHealthcare in their efforts to streamline processes and reduce waste.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
Work with business stakeholders to identify key business problems, then diagnose, analyze and synthesize data, analytics and reporting solutions to solve them
Work with business teams and Data Engineering support teams to operationalize analytics solutions
Perform as an individual contributor as a part of analytics and reporting solutions by querying a variety of data sources, wrangling data and building visually appealing dashboards and reports
Perform as an individual contributor in the area of statistical analysis leveraging experimental design and other statistical concepts
Engage in client communications for all important functions including data understanding/exploration, strategizing solutions, etc.
Organize and present information via presentations to suit the needs and understanding of the audience

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Required Qualifications:
Undergraduate degree in a highly quantitative field such as statistics, business analytics or computer science
2+ years of hands-on experience in data analysis, data science, -data-driven investigations, data storytelling, visualizations, and analytic insight creation for executive consumption
Experience handling terabyte size datasets, diving into data to discover hidden patterns, using data visualization tools
Demonstrated experience performing statistical analysis and presenting results to a non-technical audience
Knowledge and experience analyzing Medical claim data, as well as standard processes that generate data through the health care claim adjudication process
Experience with extracting data from Enterprise Data Warehouses and Enterprise Data Lakes
Experience with Spark and Hadoop stack
Advanced proficiency in SQL
Advanced proficiency in business intelligence tools such as Tableau, PowerBI, etc.
Advanced proficiency in MS Office products: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Visio
Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with R and/or Python
Experience with cloud based analytic services such as Snowflake
Advanced degree in a highly quantitative field such as statistics, business analytics or computer science
Solid theoretical and practical knowledge of Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence algorithms and techniques
Familiarity with Agile Framework methodologies
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills including the ability to identify root causes and recommend solutions
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment while demonstrating high level of maturity

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 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)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

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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