You are a thought leader who thrives on developing new solutions to solve tough challenges. As a critical member of our business analysis team, you will help rewrite the future of Optum. Here, your analytical and innovative skills will help us with our mission of helping people live healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. And we need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel that mission. Are you ready to analyze data and deliver bold, business-savvy ideas to impact the lives of millions? This role will prepare you for significant career growth as you shift to a gear you didn't know you had in you. So the contributions you'll make as a Senior Business Analyst at Optum, the pride you will feel, the smile that will keep you company on your way home are all ways that you'll know what you do here really matters. It will be important. No, it will not be just important, it will be historic. That's why someday, you will look back at the things you achieved here and realize that you did your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities:Meet with business users / customers for clarification and elaboration as may be necessary to clearly define a problem and conceptualize a development plan. Recognize, gather, correlate, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, define problems, and devise solutions and alternatives and make appropriate recommendations Analyze, review, forecast, and trend complex data Review the analysis and interpretation of others work Present analysis and interpretation for operational and business review and planning Support short and long term operational/strategic business activities through analysis Develop and implement effective/strategic business solutions through research and analysis of data and business processes Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with programmers, analysts, immediate supervisor, management, system users, operations, other State agencies and the private sector Ability to work with end users / customers to understand the reporting requirements Analyze project requirements and develop detailed specifications for new and existing data warehouse reporting requirements Ability to understand performance considerations of reporting requirements - able to debug and correct report performance issues Review and validate the development of test data and scenarios incorporating extensive knowledge of the Agency's business rules Develop or acquire test data and initiate tests to determine the accuracy of reporting logic to produce desired results Working with the DBAs and Data Modelers, facilitate modification of the logical design to create a physical design most suited to the reporting needs of the customer Work with Developers and DBA to create and maintain design standards
Required Qualifications:5+ years IT business analysis experience (including gathering and writing requirements) 2+ years data analytics, reporting, or business intelligence experience 2+ years of healthcare experience Experience developing SQL queries Experience working with large databasesPreferred Qualifications:Tableau experience Business Objects experience Project coordination experience ETL / Data Warehousing experience Teradata experience Agile experience Medicaid / Medicare domain experienceCareers 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) 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: business analysis, gathering requirements, tableau, business objects, reporting, data analytics, business intelligence, SQL, Teradata, ETL, data warehouse, data warehousing, agile, Medicaid, medicare, Springfield, IL, Illinois
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.