Data Analyst I - Telecommute

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

We're creating opportunities in every corner of the health care marketplace to improve lives while we're building careers. At UnitedHealth Group, we support you with the latest tools, advanced training and the combined strength of high caliber co-workers who share your passion, your energy and your commitment to quality. Join us and start doing your life's best work. SM

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Compassion. It's the starting point for health care providers like you and it's what drives us every day as we put our exceptional skills together with a real feeling of caring for others. This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you're also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing your life's best work. SM

Our teams are helping people from around the world. We can bring out your best as you put your listening, analytical and problem solving skills to work in a setting that is geared to helping improve lives and enhance health care for millions. Here, you'll discover a wealth of pathways for professional growth within Customer Service, Billing, Claims, Enrollment & Eligibility and across our global economy. Join us and find out why this is the place to do your life's best work. SM

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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Are you a curious thought leader who thrives on developing new solutions to solve tough challenges? As a critical member of our Enterprise Reporting and Analytics (ERA) team, you will help rewrite the future of UnitedHealth Group. At Optum, we make healthcare better through innovation and analysis. And we need your talents and business discipline to help fuel that mission. Are you ready to build solutions, analyze data and deliver bold, business-savvy ideas to impact the lives of millions?

As a Data Analyst you will help optimize how members utilize the health system and how we understand our internal operations and external customers. You will ultimately make health plans more efficient, identify gaps in member care, and help make the health system better for everyone. You will develop and maintain Pharmacy Benefits Management analytics for internal and external clients. You will support our Prior Authorization lines of business. With your analytics and reporting modules, you will bring disparate data to life by providing insights and finding gaps in operations, care and data to make lives better for our members. You will also bring visibility to risks and productivity across the organization and externally. Join us! Your passion for performance can fuel 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. *Visa sponsorship is not available for this role*

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Analyze and interpret data to identify trends, patterns and opportunities for the business and clients
  • Communicate analysis and interpretation to appropriate audiences
  • Produce, publish and distribute scheduled and ad-hoc client and operational reports/dashboards/analyses relating to the OptumRx Prior Authorization processes and performance
  • Provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise

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:
  • 5+ years of experience with Data Analysis
  • 1+ years of experience writing code using SQL or Python
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with analytics and business intelligence tools (Tableau, Alteryx)
  • Advanced level proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • Healthcare Experience
  • Experience with healthcare data
  • Familiarity with MS Reporting Services (SSRS), Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx or other Reporting Tools


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)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $53,300 to $95,100. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*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.

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