Senior Data Engineer - Telecommute (remote)

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

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This customer facing position will work directly with executive level stakeholders within our Claims Operations and Payment Integrity services teams to develop advanced UI reporting solutions. This position provides visibility, analytical, ad hoc and development capabilities leveraging data from different functional areas across the Claim Operations landscape. Role will work closely within Business Insights and across with ARA, DAS3 and others within UnitedHealthcare Operations Enablement to deliver reporting need to support service operations.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead data extraction and report development efforts supporting Ad Hoc, Network and Provider Claim Operations requests
  • Instills an Agile framework within the team and across the matrix environment, fully utilizing KanBan tools, working in sprints and utilizing agile tools (e.g., Swift Kanban)
  • Build, maintain and/or adhere to a structured data governance process to be used across all datasets with a focus on quality and accuracy
  • Participate in data readiness specifically in support of United Strategic Platform migrations. All existing reports that use Galaxy data will need to be reevaluated for USP impact and potentially moved to UDW. The same activity will need to occur for any UHN Reporting (NDB)
  • Identify and participate in the resolution of data integrity issues and organizational problems

Functional Competencies:
  • Demonstrate and apply understanding of UnitedHealth Group's business (e.g., specific business capabilities, functions, processes, and business cycles) and knowledge of operations, goals, and policies and procedures of internal business partners (e.g., information contacts) to provide effective support to internal and/or external customers
  • Manage and protect data, adhering to applicable legal / regulatory requirements (e.g., HIPAA, PHI, PII, DOI, state and federal regulations)
  • Propose and/or define long-term strategies for implementing process and/or data and reporting improvements
  • Review and/or identify appropriate data infrastructure to use based on customers' needs in alignment with PADU
  • Develop business context diagrams (e.g., business data flows, process flows) to analyze / confirm the definition of project requirements
  • Demonstrate understanding of the difference between business requirements and technical solutions and define approach for storing and updating business requirements
  • Collaborate with business and technical stakeholders (e.g., business owners, process owners, domain experts) to identify specific business requirements. Perform reviews with all stakeholders to obtain approval / signoff of project requirements documents (e.g., walkthroughs)

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:
  • Bachelor's degree or work experience equivalent
  • 4+ years of expert level SQL / TSQL and/or SAS Development experience
  • 4+ years of experience with relational databases, database structures and design, systems design, data management, data warehouse
  • 3+ years of experience performing significant data analysis and report development
  • 3+ years of recent experience in a customer facing role leading and/or managing projects, including requirements and documentation
  • 2+ years of experience developing reports in Tableau, PowerBI or equivalent reporting interface
  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting, however, may be required to work from home temporarily due to space limitations
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience / knowledge of the different domains within health insurance
  • Experience working with Hadoop / Big Data Tools
  • Experience in working on sensitive, complex and urgent Regulatory requests where data may be shared with external entities
  • Alteryx experience
  • Expert level of programming and troubleshooting knowledge
  • Understanding of UHG enterprise assets such as UHN reporting, Galaxy and UDW


Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 7 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 Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

*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: Data Engineer, SAS, Galaxy, DB2, SQL, SQL Server, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote, WAH

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