UnitedHealth Group Data Analyst 2 – Santa Ana, CA in Santa Ana, California

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers, and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)

The ideal applicant will be office-based in Santa Ana, CA; however, we are considering telecommuter arrangements* for the right individual.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to build reporting, dashboards, and analytics to improve business performance

  • Compile, analyze, and review complex data from disparate data sources

  • Support business operations by providing strategic thought leadership and data-driven actionable insights

  • Present recommendations to leadership

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Working knowledge of relational databases and database structure

  • 3+ years of experience performing significant data analysis and report development

  • 2+ years of experience with writing and executing SQL code

  • 2+ years of experience translating data into actionable insights

  • Track record of professional accomplishment

  • Intermediate MS Excel skills

  • Experience with Medicare Risk Adjustment model

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills

  • Experience with health care claim encounter data

  • Ability to work across teams and business units

  • Master’s degree in a business or quantitative field

  • 1+ year(s) of experience with the following analytics tools: Data Visualization / Dashboard tools (e.g., Tableau, PowerBI, etc.), Alteryx, R, Python

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)

*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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