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Director of Analytics – Optum Global Advantage – Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted June 18, 2021.

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)

Are you a curious thought leader who thrives on developing new solutions to solve tough challenges? As a critical member of our Enterprise Reporting and Analytics (ERA) team, you will help rewrite the future of UnitedHealth Group. At Optum, we make healthcare better through innovation and analysis. And we need your talents and business discipline to help fuel that mission, leading one of our Analytics Centers-of-Excellence. Are you ready to build solutions, analyze data and deliver bold, business-savvy ideas to impact the lives of millions?

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

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the larger cross-functional team and lead the development of analytics products for our Internal stakeholders and partners
  • Manage the technology, models, processes, and budget to produce our suite of next-generation analytics 
  • Manage your team of professional data analysts and scientist to build analytics and reporting modules to find gaps in operations, care and data and by doing so, make lives better for our members
  • Stakeholder back to P&L owners on impact and recommendations; bring visibility to risks and productivity across the organization and externally 
  • Optimize how members utilize the health system and how we understand our internal operations and external customers (providers, members, payers, prescribers, and pharmacists)

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:

  • 7+ years of experience working in a matrixed environment, preferably in healthcare
  • 7+ years of analytics experience (Models, scenarios and sensitivity analysis and tools to support – Alteryx, R, SAS, Python, Tableau, SSIS, VBA, SQL, etc)
  • 5+ years of leadership and management experience 
  • 2+ years of telling a story with data to senior executives at Fortune 100 company
  • Expert level of proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare Experience
  • Master’s Degree in Data Science, Analytics, or scientific discipline
  • Experience working with healthcare data and/or customers
  • Experience working in a consulting position
  • Entrepreneurial spirit or experience developing or growing a business
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve including multiple priorities and research conflicting data

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)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $110,200 to $211,700. 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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