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Healthcare Data Analyst - Remote - 2231288

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group

IT, Data Science
Hamilton Township, NJ, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

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. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in requirements gathering sessions with State users and Optum team members to understand business need and analyze requirements
  • Able to juggle multiple tasks and work with the lead to prioritize work to ensure customer expectations are met
  • Work independently with little to no supervision by seeking guidance on work priority and dedication to client success
  • Collaborate with other Data Analysts / Business analysts to understand reporting needs and be a self-starter to accomplish objectives
  • Review and provide feedback on reporting requirements, either created internally or externally, for feasibility, gaps in requirements, and overall business value
  • Perform data analysis using SQL and validate business requirements
  • Document test cases based on requirements and perform functional testing
  • Gain proficiency in modifying and developing new SAP Business Objects reports
  • Be a team player and work under supervision of senior analysts as needed to meet project objectives

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:

  • 10+ years of experience working as a business or data analyst in any Industry vertical
  • 7+ years of experience working with relational databases, including SQL and database objects such as views, stored procedures, functions to aid with data analysis
  • 7+ years of experience as a business or data analyst in a data warehousing setting
  • 5+ years of working as an analyst in a healthcare vertical
  • 3+ years working in a healthcare data warehouse involving claims, recipients, providers and other subject areas
  • Experience working in both Agile and Waterfall SDLC


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working as an analyst in the Medicaid line of business
  • Experience reporting on large datasets from a data warehouse, and techniques for working with data in volume effectively to create reports and dashboards
  • Working knowledge in SAP Business Objects reporting


*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Washington, Washington, D.C. Residents Only: The salary range for this role is $70,200 to $137,800 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. 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.

Application Deadline: This will be posted for a minimum of 2 business days or until a sufficient candidate pool has been collected. Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.


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.