Do you want to Impact decisions to help people live healthier lives? If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. At UnitedHealth Group, we're changing the landscape of our industry. Here, you'll shift your leadership skills into a gear you didn't even know you had as a Business Process Improvement professional. You'll put your business analysis and project management skills to work as you empower business partners and team members to create and improve business processes. You will design processes, project implementations and diagnose process improvement opportunities as you develop innovative solutions. You'll be in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people live healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. Yes, we need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel that mission. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and start doing your life's best work.(sm) UnitedHealthcare Advanced Research and Analytics (ARA) specializes in improving the performance of the health system by providing analytics, technology, and consulting services that enable better decisions and performance. We integrate workflow solutions that deliver data in real-time, create actionable insights, and drive innovation across the healthcare industry. Primary Responsibilities:Solve complex business problems leveraging advanced analytics and big data capabilities Deploy and integrate analytical solutions and technology across the back office Consult with internal customer teams to identify strategic solutions to their business problem Manage solutions portfolios and identifying new technology / analytical approaches to solve business problems with a strong focus on leveraging enterprise data Enable analytics partners to investigate, research, and analyze transactional dat Leverage technical analytical expertise across the enterprise to architect, deploy, and oversee integrated analytics/business technology solutions Manage internal engagements, meeting project and deliverable timelines, ensuring the accurate and timely completion of deliverables Establish analytical strategies, team direction, resolve problems and provide guidance to members of engagement teams Adapt departmental plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges Collaborate with analytics practitioners, business analysts and methodologists to design and oversee the development of working prototypes of technical solutions Facilitating the creation of complex statistical statements on healthcare data that measures various aspects of healthcare services, consumer episodes, and operational events
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Operations Research, Engineering, Healthcare Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics, Theoretical Physics, Quantitative Social Sciences, Actuarial Science, or related field 3+ years of Strategic Consulting experience in the analytical and/or technical domain 5+ years data processing experience with both structured and unstructured data 5+ years developing / deploying analytical and technical solutions in the operational domain Proficiency in at least one analytical programming language; SAS, R, Python, or equivalent Experience with analyzing stochastic processes; Markovian processes, Queuing Theory, Jackson and Kelly networks, etc. Expertise with applied statistics, machine learning, and predictive model development against Operational data sets Demonstrated experience with several of the following techniques: Linear Programming, Integer Programming, Nonlinear Programming, Dynamic Programming, Branch and Bound approaches, etc. Multivariate Analysis, Dimensionality Reduction, Logistic Regression, Classification Trees, GLM Random Forests, SVM, Neural Nets, Auto-Encoding Demonstrated time management and project management skills Ability to navigate and drive results in a matrix environment Ability to document and communicate complex technical concepts Competency to convert research requirements to analytical specifications Able to recognize technical and analytical problems and solution with minimal supervision Effective in fast-paced team-oriented environmentPreferred Qualifications:Master's degree in in similar field from required qualifications 3+ years of technology, research and problem solving experience Demonstrated experience working with integrated analytical and big data platforms Familiarity with visualization capabilities such as D3.JS and Tableau (and Tableau server) Knowledge of NoSQL platforms (e.g., MongoDB, HBase, MarkLogic etc.) Experience with healthcare data specifically transactional and administrative data Experience with business solution consulting experience in the medical or pharmacy policy space, fraud-waste-abuse detection, marketing analytics and healthcare economicsCareers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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. Job Keywords: Business Process Consultant, Operations Research, SAS, Consulting, Machine Learning, R, Python, Multivariate Analysis, Dimensionality Reduction, Logistic Regression, Classification Trees, GLM, Random Forests, SVM, Neural Nets, Auto-Encoding, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute, telecommuter, telecommuting, work from home, WFH
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.