1+ months

Consultant - Minneapolis, MN or Telecommute - 890642

Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Work Remotely
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Combine two of the"fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration"and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an"industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about"another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and"whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join"us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


As an Advisory Services Consultant, you'll provide people,"process and technology consulting services to strengthen and improve health"care operations that result in stronger financial returns and a healthier"health care system. You'll use your strong business and technology acumen to"work closely with clients to define, develop and implement business"requirements to ensure needs are captured and critical deliveries are executed."This consulting career gives you the opportunity to share in a mission that"inspires. You'll see your ideas come to life and your achievements recognized."You won't find more interesting challenges. And you won't find smarter people"working together to solve them. Join us and start doing your life's best work.


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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with business and technology"departments to define deliverables and develop solutions that are reusable"across the organization
  • Create written and oral communication artifacts"that effectively summarize findings, support fact based recommendations and"provides appropriate detail to substantiate conclusions
  • Conduct research studies that may include"collecting, analyzing, trending and presenting data and recommendations to"management
  • Perform minor project management duties"including the creation of status reports, work plans, and presentations to"client leadership
  • Identify and document business process"re-engineering opportunities including current and future state process"flows
  • Define, develop and document business"requirements to ensure clients' needs are captured and delivered (e.g. use"case-based Business Requirements Documents with evidence demonstrating"competence writing unique, code-able, testable business requirements; user"stories Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • Work closely with Developers, Quality Assurance"Analysts, Architects, Business Partners and other Technology teams to ensure"requirements and design are completely understood
  • Assist in quality assurance and user acceptance"testing by writing test scripts, executing test cases and documenting defects"(e.g. test case development; active participation and oral communication"through defect triaging, use of application lifecycle management tools through"code promotion)
  • Participate in all Agile ceremonies (standup,"sprint planning, retrospective, release planning)
  • Present and evaluate design solutions"objectively and facilitate conflict resolution within teams
  • Clearly communicate design solutions,"requirements, status updates and outcomes to all stakeholders and varying"levels of the organization
  • Act as the liaison between Business and Systems"Analysts, Developers and Project Management groups
  • Work closely with business teams to strategize"solutions that support long term business objectives
  • Lead and mentor other Analysts

Limited travel is required for this role (less than 25% on"average over a year's time, but may involve Monday through Thursday travel for"multiple concurrent weeks to satisfy specific client project requirements)."Consultants who are not local to an Optum office facility work from"a home office when not at the client site.


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:
  • 4+ years of experience with MS Word, Excel,"Visio, PowerPoint
  • 3+ years of experience in any of the following"areas: Business Analysis, Systems Analysis, Project Management, Business Process"Improvement,Data Analysis
  • 3+ years of experience in all phases of Software"Development Life Cycle (SDLC) /System Development Life Cycle
  • 2+ years of building/creating project"deliverables with the ability to manage complex work-streams
  • Ability to work in highly technical and matrixed"fast-paced environment
  • Based in Minneapolis area of Minnesota or"ability to relocate at own expense to Minnesota or ability to travel up to 25%
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience"in Digital Health and/or Consumer Digital products or services development"and/or management
  • Experience"in consumer driven and designed products and services - ideally healthcare"related
  • Prior military experience in any branch of the"U.S. Armed Forces
  • Experience in all phases of Agile, Scrum, and"other Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies
  • Prior experience in a Management"Consulting/Professional Consulting organization
  • Healthcare experience
  • Experience translating business requirements"into a detailed system specification
  • Experience facilitating Joint Application Design"(JAD) sessions
  • Experience working in an Agile environment or"familiarity with Agile methodology
  • Experience working with test plans and test"cases
  • Document new APIs / Services and modify existing"ones after evaluating the following: user stories, business requirements, high"level design documents and database models
  • Experience with the following"tools/applications: SAS, SQL, Tableau, JIRA, CA Agile, Aha!
  • Experience working ina product"development/management environment

Careers with Optum. Here's"the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make"health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the"world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and"lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is"to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the"UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest"minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach"its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams"against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one"incredible company and a singular opportunity to do 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.

""Job Keywords: Consultant, Advisory Services, Eden"Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute, Remote"


Posted: 2020-11-03 Expires: 2020-12-25

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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