Senior Data Analyst

Senior Data Analyst

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Optum, the fast-growing part of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. Our teams are dedicated to modernising the health care system and improving the lives of people and communities.

Serving virtually every dimension of the health system, we work with a diverse set of clients across 150 countries – from those who diagnose and treat patients to those who pay for care, deliver health services, and those who supply the cures. Optum maintains operations across North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Our innovative partnerships provide technology and tools that enable unprecedented collaboration and efficiency. As a result, we can tap into valuable health care data to uncover insights and develop strategies for better care at lower costs.

About the Role:

As a Fortune 5 business, we’re one of the world’s leading healthcare companies. There are no limits here on the resources you’ll have or the challenges you’ll encounter.

We have been supporting global healthcare systems from Ireland and the UK for more than 20 years, building a dynamic and diverse team of more than 2,100 talented individuals. With a continued record of growth and stability, we’re on the constant lookout for fresh talent to join our expanding teams.

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a positive impact every day, using the latest advances in technology and innovation, this is truly the opportunity to do your life’s best work.

As a Senior Data Analyst, you will be part of a healthcare product team; focused on developing and implementing methods to improve data generation, usage and reliability. You will be a key team member, focused on developing foundational data-pipelines for downstream analytics. You will split your time between two key functions within the Optum International Infrastructure team.

Careers with Optum offer flexible work arrangements and individuals who live and work in the Republic of Ireland will have the opportunity to split their monthly work hours between our Dublin Office  and telecommuting from a home-based office in a hybrid work model.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to understand complex problems, break them down into manageable components, and apply analytical techniques to find solutions.
  • Experience in Requirement Gathering and Data Mapping. Manage Scope and change requests effectively.
  • Data Collection: Gathering data from different sources, such as databases, APIs, files, ensuring data quality and accuracy.
  • Data Cleaning and Preprocessing: Scrubbing and transforming raw data to remove errors, inconsistencies.
  • Building Azure Data services to support development activities (Azure SQL Server, ADF, Databricks) and some on-premises Microsoft SQL Database servers
  • Provide recommendations to the development team regarding query optimization
  • Team and project leadership as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong SQL experience, including experience with various Database technologies (e.g. Oracle, Microsoft
  • Experience in Data Development using SQL or Python
  • SQL Server, DB2, Teradata etc.)
  • Experience in data ETL and blending tools (SSIS, Alteryx)
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely in writing and orally to individuals and groups.
  • Proficiency with excel
  • Hands-on experience developing data pipelines that demonstrate a strong understanding of software engineering principles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building data pipelines on either AWS, Azure or GCP, following best practices in Cloud deployments
  • Understanding of system hardening, and threat and vulnerability management
  • Data migration projects / Dev-ops / Data-Dev-Ops
  • Query Optimization
  • Proven track record in delivering technology driven solutions through full project life cycle.

Careers with Optum. Here’s the idea. We built an entire organisation around one giant objective; make the health system 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 must 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

All telecommuters will be required to adhere to the UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

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 marginalised 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: Optum is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, race, and membership of the Traveller community, or any other characteristic protected by law. Optum is a drug-free workplace. © 2023 Optum Services (Ireland) Limited. All rights reserved.

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