Senior Pharmaceutical Data Analyst - Minnetonka, MN

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)

Optum is seeking a Pharmaceutical Data Analyst to join the Pharmacy Advisory Services team based in Minnetonka, MN. This team is responsible for providing data analytics to support United Healthcare Pharmacy's (UHCP) data-driven solutions that improve the lives of millions.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design, code and execute programs to extract, aggregate and manipulate pharmacy and medical claims from various sources, identify data integrity issues
  • Develop new and maintain existing SAS programs to analyze healthcare claims to support ad hoc data requests, including data processing, data cleansing and exploratory data analysis (EDA)
  • Transform data and/or develop insights for use in business decisions
  • Develop and support programs to run automated jobs to extract data, perform statistical analysis, and generate reports
  • Promote usability and software development best practices
  • Perform data quality control checks on code and deliverables
  • Participate in data sources research, identify data integrity issues, and select relevant information
  • Participate in interpretation business requirements and create technical specifications
  • Ensure high quality delivery to the customers and participate in formal delivery to business customers
  • Contribute to knowledge sharing, ideas and information relating to current data analysis technologies

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.