Data Scientist - Medicare & Retirement - Horsham, PA or Wauwatosa, WI
February 5, 2018
You believe data can help reshape the future, and you find yourself loving the thrill of diving into challenging analysis. At UnitedHealth Group, you'll find an organization that will recognize those talents and have lots of growth potential. Here, you will be empowered, supported and encouraged to use your analysis expertise to help change the future of health care. Does the challenge intrigue you?As a key member of the Analyst team, you will be part of UnitedHealth Group's mission of helping people live healthier lives. As a Senior Business Analyst, you will grow and develop as you conduct and manage outcomes of various studies. You will be challenged to analyze, review, and forecast data for operational and business planning. As part of this elite team, you will be empowered to impact the health care system through the analysis and interpretation of data, and presenting recommendations for business solutions. Join us! There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm)Primary Responsibilities:Design, develop and continuously improve volume forecasting models and tools across various business unitsCreate and provide sound statistical analyses and frame business scenarios that are meaningful and have impact on critical business processes and/or decisionsDevelop reports, tables, dashboards, and charts as needed Ad-hoc analyses, projects, and reports to assist in making appropriate business decisions and improvementsSupport both internal and external reporting around our metrics, Regulatory Requirements, and Service Level AgreementsCollaborate with team leaders to identify opportunities for improvement and best use of resourcesAdvise team leaders on ways to balance work volumesAnticipate the business needs and proactively develop ideas and solutions to meet themFormulate data-based positions and effectively communicate them throughout the organizationProvide explanations, information, and direction to team leaders regarding trends and forecastsAbility to convert data findings into recommended solutions or opportunitiesProvide employees with data that empowers them to enhance the consumer experienceStrong visual reporting design skills to present information simplistically to end users
Required Qualifications:High level of proficiency with Excel, Access, PowerPoint and SharePoint2 years of hands on experience with one of these tools or a similar tool; SAS/R/Python/SQL/Tableau2 years' experience with statistical techniques especially those relating to data mining 2 years' experience with analysis on large datasets Preferred Requirements:Bachelor's degreeExperience utilizing Micro strategyExperience with Healthcare Claims and Enrollment data Strong analytical and decision-making skills Passionate about asking and answering questions through the use of large structured and unstructured datasetsStrong commitment to quality and accuracy, as well as managing time effectivelyMust be able to work independently and efficientlyExcellent communication skills - ability to communicate with all levels of managementExcellent problem solving abilities Desire to acquire understanding of US Healthcare domainProfessional, service oriented, proactive and flexibleAbility to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment Excellent interpersonal and team skillsCareers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement.The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time to do your life's best work.(sm) 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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Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.