Data Analytics Manager

Data Analytics Manager

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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.

Functional Description

Functions will include planning/managing project deliverables, problem solving, day-to-day oversight of team project deliverables and giving direction on data analytics products, quality of care measures, and visual analytics. Development and implementation of master data management or advanced data analytics solutions will be required. This includes providing direction for the solution, ensuring data quality, and oversight of the analytics solution.

This is not a direct-report supervisor position requiring human resource performance oversight. However, this role will lead a team of five to ten analysts/developers with responsibility of quality project delivery on time and within budget.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Enterprise Data Warehouse data analytics and master data management projects
  • Lead as a functional/business specialist or subject matter between the customer business team and technical project teams with emphasis on master data management and data analytics
  • Serve as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues
  • Support in meeting the Management by Business Objectives (MBOs) to achieve employee experience, customer loyalty, financial/revenue growth, and innovation goals
  • Review work performed by others; provide recommendations for improvement
  • Forecast and plan resource requirements
  • Authorize deviations from standards
  • Lead functional or segment teams with motivation and inspiration
  • Provide explanations and information to others on complex issues
  • Manage customer relationships and anticipate customer needs to proactively develop solutions
  • Support growth to the project/program
  • Work with end users/customers to understand and develop requirement
  • Organize and lead project related meetings with customers, development staff, and sponsor level staff
  • Lead to deliver the project/contractual requirements and actively manage project triple constraints, and risks/issues and action items to manage the needs of the stakeholders
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with programmers, analysts, immediate supervisor, management, system users, operations, other State agencies and the private sector
  • Meet with users for clarification and elaboration as necessary to clearly define a problem and conceptualize a development plan
  • Recognize, gather, correlate, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, define problems, and devise solutions and alternatives; and make appropriate recommendations.

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:

  • 5+ years of project manager/coordinator experience for master data management projects, especially with project scheduling, scope, risk/issues management, and communication management
  • 3+ years of business experience working/leading projects with healthcare analytics or Master Data Management (MDM)
  • Proven client-facing skills, excellent written, verbal communication skills, and presentation skills to executive teams
  • Proven experience leading projects with Business Intelligence/Data Analytics for decision support systems

Preferred Qualifications:    

  • PMI Project Management Professional certified or Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP) certification
  • 5+ years of experience with commercial or public healthcare insurance
  • 5+ years of data warehousing experience
  • Experience or knowledge of Tableau, PowerBI, Teradata/IntelliFlex, Informatica MDM, Verato, SAP Business Objects, JIRA, MS Project, or SAS
  • State Medicaid Data Warehouse or Medicaid Management Information Systems experience
  • Solid understanding of Medicaid Program including Program management, Program Integrity, and Federal Reporting (such as T-MSIS, MARS, and HEDIS/Quality of Care measures or equivalent projects)
  • Experience with Agile methodology, Scrum framework, and Agile/Scrum projects
  • Experience with Cloud based technology such as MS Azure, Snowflake database, Python, Azure Data Factory, Data Bricks, et al
  • Experience with data streaming, data analytics platform
  • Experience managing a contract for a program valued at $5 million in revenue or greater
  • Experience with managing complex application development projects with 10 or more resources, especially with Cloud based implementations
  • Experience managing customer relationships and stakeholder management
  • Local to Springfield, IL area or in driving distance to come to State office based on customer need (10%-20% travel to Springfield, IL)

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

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California/Colorado/Connecticut/Hawaii/Nevada/New Jersey/New York/Rhode Island/Washington residents is $88,000 to $173,200 annually. 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 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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