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Manager, Actuarial - Eden Prairie, MN, New York, NY or Telecommute - 893631

Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Work Remotely
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At Optum, the actuarial consulting leader in health care"innovation, your performance, your ideas and your innovative thinking will help"us improve the lives of millions. As the Manager, you will join an elite team"committed to changing health care through outstanding service and valuable"products. You'll use innovative tools including the largest database of health"care information in the world. You will perform mathematical analyses and"actuarial modeling to identify statistical findings and conclusions. You'll"find an accelerated actuarial development path to support you in your"continuing post-graduate education and certification. Join us. There's never"been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm)


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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop and deploy predictive data models on"large data sets
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with our"broader product teams, while supporting ad-hoc analytics where needed
  • Design and run complex data programs
  • Execute creative problem solving and critical"thinking on the job
  • Perform quantitative analysis on Actuarial,"financial, utilization and costs data

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:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of Actuarial/Analytical/Data Science"experience
  • Ability to quickly learn and use computer software"tools effectively
  • Project leadership/management experience
  • Experience interacting with senior management
  • Expertise working with formulas, calculations,"charts, graphs in MS Excel
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms"using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive"VoiceResponse (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a"similar UnitedHealth Group approved symptom screener prior to entering the work"site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and"local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building,"employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot"be attained
Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience in performing regression analyses
  • Advanced level of proficiency using R, SAS,"Azure Databricks, Python, .net
  • Experience with machine learning and artificial"intelligence
  • Experience in large file transfers and/or"manipulations
  • Experience in handling various file formats"(JSON, csv, xls, delimited text files)
  • Experience and/or exposure in dealing with"health care claims experience (i.e. understanding of costs, expected claims,"diagnosis codes, procedure codes)
  • Acquired knowledge of healthcare pricing of"groups sized 51+
  • Experience in applying optimization procedures"(gradient, genetic, ant colony) to a large data set
  • Experience and/or exposure to predictive"modeling, clustering, etc.
  • Candidates on the Actuarial exam track, with a"minimum of 4 exams passed

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: Actuarial, Director, Consult,"Consultant, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, New York City, NY, New York,"Telecommute, Remote, Work from home


Posted: 2020-11-04 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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Manager, Actuarial - Eden Prairie, MN, New York, NY or Telecommute - 893631

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