Actuarial Data Engineer

Actuarial Data Engineer

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Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 

We all know that there’s a lot more to come in the changes sweeping through the health care industry. But if change is going to shape our world, it’s comforting to know that we’re shaping the change.

This role will work with detailed health care claims data and other data sources to build and operationalize data solutions, apply data transformations to support actuarial and predictive modeling, and data science solutions within the Medicare, Medicaid and/or Commercial lines of business; Design data solutions; Support development of advanced statistical techniques and machine learning algorithms with data extraction, transformation and implementation; Develop understanding of complex data sources to generate actionable insights and develop solutions for Optum clients; Help to identify root causes and propose solutions on how to solve issues; Apply technical skills to complex analyses to draw key insights that reflect an understanding of the overall consulting engagement;  Effectively create visually appealing, client-ready, and accurate deliverables.

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

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Extract, transform analyze, aggregate, review, interpret data to support development of predictive models
  • Design data solutions and tools
  • Analyze different data sources to determine value and make recommendations
  • Incorporate core data management competencies including Data Governance, Data Security and Data Quality 
  • Perform assessments on data assets and suggest resolutions of moderate complexity
  • Prepare information for clients by building reports and delivering summary of results
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with broader team, while supporting ad-hoc analytics where needed
  • Serve as a resource to others 
  • Embrace continuous learning of engineering practices to ensure industry best practices and technology adoption, including DevOps, Cloud and Agile thinking
  • Maintain high quality documentation of data definitions, transformations, and processes to ensure data governance and security
  • Take accountability for work within a fast paced, exciting environment

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: 

  • 3+ years of experience in data engineering 
  • Demonstrated advanced level of proficiency in Python, SQL, and/or SAS 
  • Experience creating data visualization in applications such as, Power BI, Tableau, R Studio
  • Experience with Cloud environment, such as Azure, AWS, Databricks
  • Ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience debugging code developed by others

Preferred Qualifications:         

  • Intellectual curiosity and drive to serve clients
  • Experience applying software engineering practices
  • Experience with health care claims and/or pharmacy claims (i.e. understanding of costs, expected claims, diagnosis codes, procedure codes, pharmacy terminology, etc.)
  • Experience with UHG and/or Optum data and analytical products
  • Experience working in a consultancy, actuarial, research or healthcare field in a data engineering role supporting advanced analytics

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy 

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $67,800 to $133,100 per year. 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

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.    
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group 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. 
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment 

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