Our team provides Analytic Application development and support, Business Intelligence Solutions, Custom Reporting, and Consulting for Optum Payment Integrity and clients across Optum and UnitedHealthCare. We provide data analytic development services that identify overpayments or recoveries for Data Mining, Coordination of Benefits (COB), Fraud Waste Abuse and Error (FWAE), Subrogation, and Customer Reporting Consulting teams. We also provide Business Intelligence Solutions and Visualizations that allow our business partners to execute requests themselves through a robust Self-Service and Data Visualization Application. Our Senior Data Analyst position will develop new analytics, enhance existing analytics, and maintain and improve the applications that support these analytics. Additionally, this position will have the opportunity to develop and enhance new and existing BI and Data Visualizations, and conduct analysis research and consulting for new project initiatives across the portfolio the team supports. The team uses SAS as our primary tool executing on a Unix-based SAS Grid environment. For our BI products the team uses SAS IDP, WRS, Visual Analytics, HTML, and Tableau. The team is moving towards the use of Big Data environments so in future use of Big Data Tools like Python, R, Spark, Kafka, and Drill would be beneficial to new team members. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:Provide realistic effort estimates and project timelines for development and support projects Interpret business requirements and functional specifications and create technical design and technical specifications documents Develop SAS processes following existing standard structures and macros Develop for a production environment Conduct data extraction and research studies that may include analyzing, reviewing, trending, and presenting information, based on provided specifications, to support adhoc data request Work with business engagement leaders and technical analysts to develop new and modify existing process documentation and templates Conduct analyses of data elements within existing source data mart schemas Analyze healthcare claims from different data sources and identify data integrity issues Perform unit, system and regression testing for SAS programs for quality assurance Performance tuning of central SAS resources and programs Guide and advise SAS programmers to identify and improve the efficiency of current SAS programming practices Contribute to knowledge sharing, ideas and information relating to SAS technologies and be a key technical expert within the team Lead/Mentor new and existing team members Continually identify deficiencies in production processes, propose enhancements, and implement those enhancements to increase productivity or reduce manual effort
Required Qualifications:2+ years SAS data analysis experience Preferred Qualifications:Unix Experience SQL Experience Healthcare Data Experience SAS Grid Experience Big Data experience including Python, R, Drill, Spark, etc. SAS IDP, Web Report Studio, and HTML. SAS Visual Analytics, Tableau, and Kibana experience Bachelor's degree or equivalent Relational Database experience - Oracle, Teradata, Netezza, DB2 Data Analysis experience Functional Testing 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) *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: SAS, Unix, SQL, health care, Minnetonka, MN, Rocky Hill, CT, Raleigh, NC, telecommute, remote, work from home
Internal Number: 759777
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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.