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UnitedHealth Group Underwriter - Telecommute in EST Time Zone in Hartford, Connecticut

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Underwriter will develop comparative benefit packages, review claim experience, and apply underwriting guidelines to prepare renewal and/or prospect rates. This individual will support Marketing in completing group experience retention illustrations and address questions on request for proposals. The underwriter will analyze health benefit plan characteristics and assess risks around loss of clients. They will also utilize underwriting criteria and policies to provide proper rating methodologies. This individual will provide technical subject matter expertise to appropriate parties on new health care proposals.

If you are located in areas in EST Time Zone, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibility:

  • Execute on approved underwriting guidelines to appropriately price new business opportunities and existing customers

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 Math, Statistics, Finance, Business or related degree

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Office suite (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Excellent mathematical/statistical and communication skills, both orally and in writing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in underwriting

  • Resourceful and creative in solving problems that don’t have clear solutions or outcomes

  • Proven commitment to high quality results and ability to weigh competing customer and company expectations effectively

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive external relationships, manage conflict, and perform well in a team setting

  • Ability to manage one’s time and resources efficiently to complete a variety of new business pricing and financial reporting tasks in an independent manner over time

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

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)

Connecticut Residents Only: The salary range for Connecticut residents is $49,800 to $88,200. 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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