(OptumRx) Senior Pricing Modeler - Schaumburg IL or Minneapolis MN

OptumRx, a UnitedHealth Group company, with over 28,000 employees globally, specializes in the delivery, clinical management and affordability of prescription medications and consumer health products. At OptumRx, we're committed to ensuring everyone has affordable access to needed prescription medications. Every individual has unique health needs and challenges - including millions of uninsured, currently furloughed people as a result of COVID-19 and seasonal workers who may have the need for an off-benefit solution. Working with a variety of clients, we are now involved in providing support for pharmacy / prescription discount drug programs that are a direct-to-consumer service. We work to offer competitive prices to help save consumers money whether they have insurance or not. Our team negotiates discounted medication prices through bulk buying; we gather current prices and discounts to help consumers find the lowest cost pharmacy solutions for their prescriptions. This is a place like no other and where you'll do your life's best work.(sm)

As a Senior Pricing Modeler, you will play a key role in helping make healthcare more affordable for consumers. You will be involved in price modeling of prescription drugs for a variety of our clients. In addition to being a solid data analyst working with big data (proficient in SQL, Python, SAS, and/or R), you'll also be involved in preparing recommendations and presentations to senior leaders. We're looking for someone who can get things done in our fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. If you have experience working with big data, if you have solid communication skills and a solid business presence, and if you are looking to make a difference... we want to hear from you! You'll be joining a team of smart, dedicated individuals who believe in our mission. Ideal candidates will be located at our offices in Schaumburg or Minneapolis, but we will consider a work-from-home (telecommuting) role for a stellar candidate.

You will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for day-to-day analytical support for network pricing associated with Cash Card Business model (discount drug programs)
  • Monitor current market conditions, evaluate the competitive position of OptumRx's products on the market and make recommendations on pricing
  • Consults with internal and external clients to present findings, ideas, and provide thought leadership around analytic insights and opportunities

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.