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Data Engineer - Remote Nationwide

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Positions in this function are responsible for the management and manipulation of mostly structured data, with a focus on building business intelligence tools, conducting analysis, performing normalization operations, and assuring data quality. Depending on the specific role and business line, example responsibilities in this function could include creating specifications to bring data into a common structure, creating product specifications and models, developing data solutions to support analyses, performing analysis, interpreting results, developing actionable insights and presenting recommendations for use across the company. Roles in this function could partner with stakeholders to understand data requirements and develop tools and models such as segmentation, dashboards, data visualizations, decision aids and business case analysis to support the organization. Other roles involved could include producing and managing the delivery of activity and value analytics to external stakeholders and clients. Team members will typically use business intelligence, data visualization, query, analytic and statistical software to build solutions, perform analysis and interpret data.

This customer facing position will work directly with executive level stakeholders within our Broker & Employer teams to develop advanced UI reporting solutions. This position provides visibility, analytical, ad hoc and development capabilities leveraging data from different functional areas across the Broker and Employer landscape.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Working in a matrix environment by partnering with other partners in the Broker & Employer program to deliver reporting need to support service operations.
  • Works in an Agile framework within a matrix environment working in sprints and utilizing agile tools (e.g., Swift Kanban)
  • Instills an Agile framework within the team and across the matrix environment to operate as applicable and fully utilizing KanBan tools.
  • Build / maintain and/or adhere to a structured data governance process to be used across all datasets with a focus on quality and accuracy.
  • Works closely with in Business Insights and across partner areas like ARA, DAS3 and others within UnitedHealthcare Operations Enablement
  • Participate in data readiness specifically in support of United Strategic Platform (USP) migrations
  • Identify and participate in the resolution of data integrity issues and organizational problems

Functional Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate and apply understanding of UnitedHealth Group's business (e.g., specific business capabilities, functions, processes, and business cycles) and knowledge of operations, goals, and policies and procedures of internal business partners (e.g., information contacts) to provide effective support to internal and/or external customers.
  • Manage and protect data, adhering to applicable legal/regulatory requirements (e.g., HIPAA, PHI, PII, DOI, state and federal regulations)
  • Propose and/or define long-term strategies for implementing process and/or data and reporting improvements
  • Review competitive intelligence (e.g., report formats; aggregation levels) to identify trends and opportunities for new reporting solutions and data strategy
  • Identify and/or provide opportunities for additional training and learning to support process and report improvements
  • Create and/or update presentation documents and materials to summarize results (e.g., written reports; PowerPoint deck; Tableau; graphs and/or charts)
  • Review and/or identify appropriate data infrastructure to use based on customers' needs in alignment with PADU
  • Develop business context diagrams (e.g., business data flows, process flows) to analyze/confirm the definition of project requirements
  • Demonstrate understanding of the difference between business requirements and technical solutions and define approach for storing and updating business requirements
  • Collaborate with business and technical stakeholders (e.g., business owners, process owners, domain experts) to identify specific business requirements. Perform reviews with all stakeholders to obtain approval/signoff of project requirements documents (e.g., walkthroughs).
  • Update progress to project schedule to track/measure progress one's progress fulfilling aligned tasks. In addition to supporting ongoing monitoring by keeping project documentation or applications updated (e.g., Swift KanBan)

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

  • 5+ years of SQL/TSQL Development experience.
  • 3+ years of experience with Data Modeling, ETL construction with advanced job scheduling.
  • 3+ years of experience performing significant data analysis and report development.
  • 3+ years recent experience in a customer facing role leading and/or managing projects, including requirements and documentation.
  • 3+ years of experience relational databases, database structures and design, systems design, data management, data warehouse.
  • 3+ years designing reporting databases/data warehouses
  • 2+ years of developing reports in Tableau and/or MS Visual Studios
  • 2+ years of experience working in a big data environment (Hadoop / HIVE)
  • Expert level of programming and troubleshooting knowledge
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and Visio
  • Bachelor's degree or Work Equivalent

UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.

You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities: click here.

  • All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000.. 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

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.

Keywords: Data Engineer, Agile, WFH, Nationwide Telecommute, Remote, Data, Analysis, #RPO

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Minnetonka , Data Engineer - Remote Nationwide, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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