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Senior Data Analyst - Franklin, TN or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group • Franklin, TN

Posted 4 days ago

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Healthcare - Health Services
Information Technology


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At Optum, we are driven to transform health care not just for our own good, but for the greater good. And, with your data reporting and analysis expertise, you can join us on our mission to help make the health care system work better for everyone. As a Senior Data Analyst, you will thrive as you design and implement data warehouse solutions. You will be a primary contributor in developing, testing, and deploying key data solutions to support business initiatives, while working with cutting edge technology. This is a unique Data Analyst role where you will help develop and enhance code by using business requirements to create technical solutions in a fun, challenging, and fast paced environment.

This role will prepare you for significant career growth as you shift to a gear you didn't know you had in you. So the contributions you'll make as a Senior Data Analyst at Optum, the pride you will feel, the smile that will keep you company on your way home are all ways that you'll know what you do here really matters. Your work will not just be important, it will be historic. Here at Optum we have an opportunity to influence and improve the healthcare experience for everyone!  That's why someday, you will look back at the things you achieved here and realize that you did your life's best work.(sm)

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Data analysts are responsible for working in conjunction with business analysts to develop, test and implement new production review opportunities and trends

  • Create complex SQL algorithms to data mine member, claims, and Coordination of Benefits data for clients

  • Focus on driving productivity and quality to aide business partners in achieving and exceeding monthly goals

  • Analyze a client's data files for data quality, quantity, and accuracy

  • Use of SQL skills to identify data anomalies which may impact our processes

  • Perform proof of concept analyses

  • Develop, collect, and analyze data to formulate fact-based decisions and proactively implement process improvements

  • Use metrics, excellent time management skills, and leadership skills to ensure business objectives and goals are met

  • Develop and pioneer approaches to emerging industry trends

  • Contribute to large, complex projects to achieve key business objectives

  • Motivate and inspire other team members

  • Collaborate on application architecture design, enhancements, and decision-making

  • Organize and execute multiple recurring and adhoc tasks and projects at one time

  • Troubleshoot and solve problems with an analytical mindset

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree and equivalent

  • 3+ years of experience in Analytical role using some type of RDBMS such as MySQL, Oracle, or MS SQL Server

  • 2+ years of data analysis experience

  • Experience assessing business requirements documents 

  • Ability to maintain understanding of numerous client processes in a distributed environment

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Process driven and detail oriented

  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills

  • Possess excellent time management and prioritization skills in order to meet multiple deadlines; comfortable working in a fast-paced/high production areas

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)

*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.

Job Keywords: analysis, Oracle, SQL, MySQL, RDBMS, data, Franklin, Tennessee, TN, data analyst, analytical, Telecommute, Telecommuter

Job ID: 2551_767724
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