Sr STARS Data Analyst

Sr STARS Data Analyst

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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. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)

The Stars Data Analytics – Data Strategy team is building a core capability around data management, governance and use to support Optum Home & Community STARs business objectives and performance. Stars Data Analytics focuses on Optum at Home (OAH), Senior Community Care (SCC), House Calls, and Post-Acute programs for internal team members and external business partners.

The Senior Data Analyst function will work across the enterprise and build systems/processes to curate key data sources to populate a data warehouse or utilize as a near real-time data asset.  You will help shape the development of reliable, documented, governed data assets that best suites current and future data needs of the Stars team and business partners. The position will collaborate with the Data Strategy team and partners to understand requirements and develop routines/procedures to timely and accurately bring data into our data warehouse.  You will become a SME (Subject Matter Expert) for the data assets from procurement to enrichment to end user support.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build, optimize, and manage ETL data processing to support data integration for reporting and analytics
  • Detect data quality issues, identify root causes, implement fixes, and manage data audits to mitigate data challenges
  • Perform complex data cleansing, transformation, aggregation, and summarization 
  • Create and support short and long-term data/reporting activities
  • Build quality assurance activities (ex: statistically appropriate controls) for initial and ongoing data loads
  • Create and use best practice as needed

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience as a Data Analyst utilizing SQL
  • 2+ years utilizing ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) tools such as Talend, Alteryx
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience using large healthcare data for analytic purposes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with cloud-based data (DWaaS, Snowflake, unstructured data) or similar
  • Experience working with Stars at a large national plan
  • Healthcare industry knowledge
  • Working knowledge of analytics/visualization tools: Tableau / PowerBI / SSRS (or combination of)
  • Proficiency in statistical techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, ever changing, regulated, and complex organization
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent projects 
  • Ability to mentor and support team members

Already Fortune 5, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant – and built for speed.

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington residents is $85,000 to $167,300. 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 employees working remotely will be required to adhere to 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 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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