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UnitedHealth Group Sr. Actuarial Analyst - Telecommute in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

What's your next step? How will you leverage the study, training, certifications and your energy to help develop solutions to transform the health care industry? As an Sr. Actuarial Analyst at UnitedHealth Group, you can do just that. You'll lead complex actuarial projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone. It's an opportunity to help rewrite the future of UnitedHealth Group as you participate in the development of business strategy.

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


  • Work closely with our teams tomaintain, update, and continually improve the pharmacy and medical model

  • Lead actuarial analysts in Medicare pharmacypricing studies to support and enhance the pricing of pharmacy EGWP

  • Partner with medical actuaries inMedicare Advantage pricing studies

  • Review emerging plan experience tokeep improving pricing accuracy

  • Work in a cross-functional teamforming partnerships with the Individual Medicare Pharmacy Pricing Team,Trend Team, and Finance to ensure consistency with emerging trends andstrategic planning

  • Assist Underwriting with non-standardrequests, ad hoc pricing questions, and review of model outputs

  • Communicate pricing results to seniormanagement and provide guidance on achieving financial targets

  • Work closely with the actuary leadingRate filings to ensure rating methodology in rate filings is consistentwith the rating model, eventually lead Rate filings for pharmacy andSenior Supp

  • Lead underwriting of a block ofbusiness of $180+ million representing smaller groups

  • Implement product changes andenhancements in our Rating tools

  • Build strong relationships acrossteams that will serve to strengthen our product for our members and yournetwork for future career development

The challenges and opportunities here are significant. You'll be part of an intensely driven and focused team that is accountable for constantly improving business results. You'll be a trusted subject matter expert who's called on to incorporate traditional actuarial expertise into novel, cutting edge actuarial 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 or equivalentwork experience

  • ASA (Associate of the Societyof Actuaries) or FSA (Fellow of the Society of Actuaries) designation

  • Basic proficiency with SAS(Statistical Analysis System)

  • 4+ years of professional Actuarial experience

  • Intermediate proficiency withMS Excel

  • Intermediate proficiency withSQL

  • 3+ years working in thehealthcare industry

  • 3+ years Medicare experience

  • 2+ years Project Management experiencewith cross division teams

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Management experience

  • Basic level of proficiency withVBA

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is 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.

Keywords: ASA (Associate of the Society of Actuaries) or FSA (Fellow of the Society of Actuaries) designation, SAS (Statistical Analysis System, Actuarial, SQL, healthcare, medicare, PM, Project Management,