21 hours

Manager, Business Analysis - Minnetonka, MN or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group
Minnetonka, MN
  • Job Code
780518 Manager Business Analysis Minnetonka MN or Telecommute

Manager, Business Analysis - Minnetonka, MN or Telecommute (780518)

Position Description

The Manager, Business Analysis is a member of the Optum Enterprise Analytics (OEA) organization that provides analytic solutions for healthcare payers and providers. In this leadership role, you will manage a team of business/healthcare data analysts who offer business analysis support of analytic software and provide reference data for software solutions. Positions in this function work in the business analysis and post-implementation phases of the software development life cycle.  Skills such as analysis, requirements and solution development, process optimization, support across development lifecycle and completion of critical artifacts are needed.


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


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership, clear direction, coaching and support to direct reports, including hiring and developing top talent
  • Set team direction, resolve problems and provide guidance to team members
  • Coordinate the intake and assignment of new requests
  • Conduct complex analyses, solve complex problems and proactively provide solutions
  • Develop and lead projects that drive process improvements
  • Work with business partners such as client services, product management and technology development
  • Collaborate with stakeholders within a Scrum framework to ensure correct implementation of business logic
  • Lead large, complex projects to develop innovative solutions and/or products
  • Support ongoing operations, maintenance and enhancement of existing solutions
  • Identify and resolve operational problems using defined processes, expertise and judgment
  • Ensure that project scope, requirements, functional specifications, and other project artifacts comply with current governance guidelines and methodology
  • Be an advocate and champion of best practices and quality standards in completing work
  • May provide input to forecasting and planning activities

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in IT, business management or healthcare-related field, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of resource management experience 
  • 3+ years of experience in business analysis, business process and/or business requirements documentation
  • Working knowledge of administrative claims data and medical coding systems (i.e. CPT, HCPCS, ICD-9/10, NDC) 
  • Experience working in a health care payer or provider setting
  • Business acumen and business domain knowledge in the healthcare industry
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Project, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio and SharePoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • UnitedHealth Group experience
  • Deep understanding of health care industry concepts (cost of care, health risk, quality of care, etc.)
  • Experience with project and/or product management and lifecycles, PMP certification 
  • Experience with Agile / Scrum and other SDLC methodologies
  • Working knowledge of clinical data domains
  • Experience with statistical concepts
  • Familiarity with analytic grouping methodologies, including Symmetry  Suite (ETG, PEG, ERG, PRG) and DRG
  • Highly accountable, leads with integrity

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:  Manager, Business Analysis, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute, Remote, Work from Home

Job Details

  • Contest Number780518
  • Job TitleManager, Business Analysis - Minnetonka, MN or Telecommute
  • Job FamilyAnalytics
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt


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