United Health Group

Minnetonka, MN
10,000+ employees
UnitedHealth Group helps people live healthier lives and helps make the health system work better for everyone.

Data Scientist - Consumer Product Office

Data Scientist - Consumer Product Office

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At UnitedHealthcare, we’re simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.  

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

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Design, develop, and evaluate predictive models to support member marketing campaigns by bringing knowledge of ML / AI data science techniques and leveraging them
  • Perform EDA , forecasting, and complex analyses by understanding, manipulating, and drawing business insights from structured, and unstructured data to support marketing business partners
  • Build reporting and data visualizations based on stakeholder requirements
  • Understand the client’s needs and articulate an analytics solution to drive outcomes
  • Work independently 
  • Build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams
  • Passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes
  • Utilize technical tools and languages for model development and analysis, such as Python, SQL, Databricks
  • Utilize technical tools and languages for reporting and dashboard development, such as SQL, Snowflake, Tableau, and Power BI

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: 

  • Experience using statistical computer languages (Python, SQL, or R, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets
  • Experience using a variety of data mining / data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools, building and implementing models, using / creating algorithms and creating / running simulations
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests, power analysis and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques ( clustering, decision tree learning and other classification algorithms, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages / drawbacks
  • Deep understanding of data science and ability to deliver models, communicate results and juggle multiple priorities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using visualization tools such as Power BI and Tableau to build reporting and data visualizations
  • Experience working with and creating data architectures
  • A/B testing and test design techniques and methods for experimentation and causal inference
  • Proven ability to drive business results with their data-based insights
  • Proven drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques
  • Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams

*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 this role is $70,200 to $137,800 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. 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.

Application Deadline: This will be posted for a minimum of 2 business days or until a sufficient candidate pool has been collected. Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

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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