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Senior Pharmaceutical Data Analyst - Minnetonka, MN or Telecommute - 896695

Minnetonka, MN 55345 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)


Optum is seeking a Pharmaceutical Data Analyst to join the Pharmacy"Advisory Services team based in Minnetonka, MN. This team is responsible for"providing data analytics to support United Healthcare Pharmacy's (UHCP)"data-driven solutions that improve the lives of millions.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design, code and execute programs to extract,"aggregate and manipulate pharmacy and medical claims from various sources,"identify data integrity issues
  • Develop new and maintain existing SAS programs"to analyze healthcare claims to support ad hoc data requests, including data"processing, data cleansing and exploratory data analysis (EDA)
  • Transform data and/or develop insights for use"in business decisions
  • Develop and support programs to run automated"jobs to extract data, perform statistical analysis, and generate reports
  • Promote usability and software development best"practices
  • Perform data quality control checks on code and"deliverables
  • Participate in data sources research, identify"data integrity issues, and select relevant information
  • Participate in interpretation business requirements"and create technical specifications
  • Ensure high quality delivery to the customers"and participate in formal delivery to business customers
  • Contribute to knowledge sharing, ideas and"information relating to current data analysis technologies

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 in Mathematics or Statistics,"Computer Science, Engineering, or other relevant STEM degree or equivalent 4"years additional experience
  • 6+ years programming in SAS, R, Stata, Matlab,"SPSS, or similar, with strong familiarity with SQL
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a corporate"environment
  • 2+ years Health care experience
  • 2+ years experience managing projects from"beginning to completion with little oversight.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases, and"database structures and data analysis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft tools including Word,"Excel, and PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with medical and pharmacy"claims (including drug pricing)
  • SAS Certificate and/or SAS trainings
  • Master's Degree in Mathematics or Statistics,"Computer Science, Engineering, or other relevant STEM degree
  • Research skills including regression analysis"and related statistical methods
  • Tableau experience

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)



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: Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical, Analyst, Data, Healthcare, UnitedHealth"Group, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota


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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Senior Pharmaceutical Data Analyst - Minnetonka, MN or Telecommute - 896695

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