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Optum Labs is the research and development arm of UnitedHealth Group. We're a diverse team of curious thinkers and experts in big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and scientific and clinical research searching for new ways to help people live healthier lives. We partner with world leaders in health care delivery, research, and technology to create disruptive solutions that serve patients, caregivers, providers, and commercial and government payers.

More equitable, effective, and affordable health care - that's our goal. We aren't just trying to improve the care an individual receives. We're building a future where the health care system works better for everyone. Make yourself at home with us and start doing your lifes best work.(sm)

The Analytics Development Manager on the Opportunity Analytics team will focus on maintaining and updating code for an existing SAS-based ETL process sourcing internal data repositories. Learning and understanding this process will be a primary focus for this position not only to support ongoing work and prioritized enhancements, but also to facilitate its transition to Optum Labs cloud environment. Working closely with existing team members and sales support colleagues in Optums Growth Office, this role is critical to managing a key process that anchors the Opportunity Analytics teams support average annual revenue close to $1B. This position will start as individual contributor managing pre-sales analytics development efforts, with opportunities to teach and mentor colleagues within the broader department. There is also a potential to manage select team members directly.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

Learn and maintain existing SAS-based code process on premise

Develop enhancements to the SAS-based process while working with teammates and colleagues to understand requirements and prioritization, help with testing and deployment

Gain a solid understanding of the various source systems referenced in the code set

Apply data and query management principles to maximize efficiency of processing

Collaborate with SAS Analyst who executes the SAS code to support active pre-sales requests

Collaborate with Tableau Developer to ensure SAS work complements related workbook source data and performance requirements

Collaborate with analyst and data engineer colleagues to build a more scalable version of the process in Cloud, preferably using Python and/or SQL

Youll 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:

Bachelors in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field

8+ years ofexperience programming ETL-related code using SAS

8+ years ofexperience developing code to perform ETL functions with health care data including, but not limited to, membership/eligibility records, medical and pharmacy claims

3+ years ofexperience developing ETL-related code and repeatable processes using SQL and/or Python

1+ year of working in a Cloud-based environment, preferably Azure

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field

SAS Base and/or SAS Advanced Certification

3+ years managing development processes and related staff (SAS, SQL and/or Python)

Experience working in the SAS Fusion environment

Problem-solvingskills to resolve data, calculation, join or performance issues that appear during development, testing and production

Experience applying a broad range of statistical, mathematical, or computational approaches using data to solve problems

Experience managing ETL process transitions to Cloud environments

Familiarity with developing in a Databricks Azure cloud environment

Good written and communication skills

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Careers with Optum
(link removed) 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 Groups Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. 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, youll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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.

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