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UnitedHealth Group

Data Analyst 2 - Hybrid role in Overland Park, KS (16143738)




Full Time


Overland Park, Kansas, United States

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)

This role is to perform complex data analysis and reporting that improves our industry leading analytics for ERA – Enterprise Reporting & Analysis and specifically within our pharmacy supporting group.

Please note: This is a Hybrid role with 2-3 days in our 6860 W 115th St, Overland Park KS 66211, office and/or 2-3 days working from home as a telecommuter.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop innovative analytic solutions, create actionable insights and drive better decisions and performance to help the business achieve its business objectives
  • Establish a deep understanding of the business and collaborate with Business SMEs to shape the reporting solutions provided
  • Develop ETL, workflows and automated reporting solutions as needed by the business
  • Support operational analytics, machine learning and process improvement data deep dive, identify and execute on new opportunities for increases in efficiencies and performance
  • Develop visionary and creative analytic solutions to measure business performance; identifies / quantifies drivers, risks and opportunities and defines solutions to mitigate risks and leverage opportunities
  • Influences senior leadership to adopt new ideas, projects and / or approaches
  • Update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment
  • Participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks
  • Identify and help mitigate risks to the data and organizational health
  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas
  • Collaborating on solutions to those identified problem areas and following the software development lifecycle

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 or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience working with data visualization tools (Tableau, Power BI, Qlik, Domo or similar reporting software)
  • 2+ years of experience utilizing SQL and / or relational database tools (SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL or similar databases)
  • 1+ years of experience working on ETL tools (Alteryx, SSIS, SAS, Excel VBA)
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office tools, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience working with Tableau
  • 1+ years of experience working with Alteryx
  • Healthcare domain knowledge - understanding claims, member & provider data
  • Experience with automating/scheduling processes in the big data platform
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem problem-solving skills

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 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)

*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.