Data Analyst - Telecommute

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

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Data Analyst is responsible for the management and manipulation of mostly structured data, with a focus on designing optimized data architecture, building business intelligence tools, performing normalization operations and assuring data quality. Responsibilities in this role include creating specifications to bring data into a common structure, developing and maintaining Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) processes, developing data solutions to support analyses, performing analysis, interpreting results, developing actionable insights and presenting findings and recommendations. This role will also collaborate with the Reporting Team to develop end-to-end reporting solutions that will assist the business obtain actionable insights. Team members will typically use business intelligence, data visualization, query, analytic and ETL software to build solutions, perform analysis and interpret data.

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assist Operations and Business Partners in identifying data and reporting requirements
  • Work within the Data Team in analyzing database needs, designing data architecture, and maintaining data warehouse assets
  • Work with the Reporting Team to design, develop and maintain data structures optimized for reporting and analytics.
  • Responsible for data discovery and data modeling
  • Design, implement and maintain ETL processes to ensure data availability and data integrity
  • Optimize MS SQL data and processes for use with BI tools
  • Collaborate with Data & Infrastructure teams in designing and implementing data solutions

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 in Computer Science; or 5+ years of experience in data warehouse design and support
  • 4+ years of RDBMS experience, such as MS SQL or Oracle, including advanced query development, database design and performance optimization
  • 4+ years of data modeling and/or data warehouse design and support
  • 3+ years of experience building datasets for BI tools such as Tableau, PowerBI and/or SSRS
  • 2+ years of experience in business analysis or data analysis
  • 2+ years of experience with developing and maintaining ETL processes such as SSIS
  • 2+ years of experience in process/workflow documentation with the ability to evaluate business processes and identify opportunities for improvement

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Cloud / Big Data platforms such as SnowFlake, Hive, Azure, AWS
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, JavaScript, VBScript
  • Experience with statistical tools
  • Experience with workforce management theories and call center environments
  • Detail oriented, comfortable with complex/large data sets, and proven troubleshooting abilities

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. 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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