UnitedHealth Group Senior Data Analyst - OptumRx - Telecommute in California

We have an opportunity for a Senior Data Analyst with Optum Rx. This is a strategic analysis role that requires technical expertise with data analysis. This role is available for telecommuters.

Employees in this position conduct and manage outcomes of various studies that include analyzing, reviewing, forecasting, trending, and presenting information for operational and business planning. They support short- and long-term operational and strategic business activities by developing, maintaining, and enhancing operational information and models.

Positions in this function conduct and manage outcomes of various studies that include analyzing, reviewing, forecasting, trending, and presenting information for operational and business planning. They support short and long term operational / strategic business activities - by developing, enhancing and maintaining operational information and models. They also develop and implement effective / strategic business solutions through research and analysis of data and business processes.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • This is a strategic analysis role that requires technical expertise with data analysis

  • Produce leading edge forecasting and analytics to guide the business

  • Ability to gain insights and knowledge from historical data and trends

  • Review the approaches to complex business problems

  • Produce effective analytics that yield large improvements for the business

  • Serve as an expert who will lead transformational business change based on solid analytics and recommendations

  • Serve as a mentor to junior team members

  • Generally work is self-directed and not prescribed

  • Work with less structured, more complex issues

  • Serve as a resource to others

Required Qualifications:

  • Skilled with reporting analytics and forecasting tools such as SQL, EViews, etc.

  • 3+ years of data analysis experience

  • 3+ years of experience gathering, documenting, and translating business requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, finance, economics, or related field

Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you’ll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you’re empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

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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