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UnitedHealth Group Data Analyst 1 - Telecommute (Minneapolis) in Plymouth, Minnesota

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining multiple data sources using complex SQL and Tableau Prep Builder.

  • Create custom SQL to extract information and conduct ad-hoc analyses to answer a wide variety of questions that arise from both internal and external customers.

  • Identify and troubleshoot discrepancies across various report sources to ensure data continuity.

  • Leverage Tableau and other analytical tools to deliver and maintain data visualizations and conduct analyses to support multiple business areas.

  • Provide subject matter expertise and partner with other departments to ensure data quality and document reporting requirements

  • Suggest new solutions to overcome issues and assist with developing strategies for long-term growth opportunities

  • Collaborate and work with a variety of departments and team members to find answers and problem solve

  • Provide support and mentorship to fellow Data Analysts.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

  • BA or BS degree in computer science or related field

  • 2+ years of experience working with relational databases within a data warehouse environment and comfortable querying both structured and unstructured data

  • 2+ years of experience writing complex SQL to query data

  • Basic understanding of ETL processes and other data engineering concepts

  • Skilled Excel user and proficient in MS Office 365

  • Proven ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentage, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 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 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: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employmen.

Job Keywords: Data Analyst I, Data Analysis, Data Analytics, Plymouth, Minnesota, MN