Sr Healthcare Economics Consultant – Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group
November 13, 2021
Atlanta, GA
Job Type


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)

Position will own data and metadata management functions including data acquisition, standardization, integration, and enrichment to support Optum Care analytics & infrastructure. Work with Teams/Programs to well document processes and procedures for many asset management functions Act as the liaison between business, IT support and project management. Solve technical challenges using innovative approaches. Use data to support business decisions and demonstrate collaborative and creative thinking.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as DA (Data Analyst) for Snowflake Migration Projects
  • Experience with ETL and Cloud
  • Act as BA (Business/Data Analyst) for Projects & DevOps
  • TFS & Rally Participation
  • Experience with Azure & Snowflake
  • Experience with MS SQL/SSIS/Catalog Services
  • Exposure to our Local Care Delivery Organizations & familiar with Medical/Medical related data
  • Possible travel 3-4 days a year

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:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of experience in Data Management, Evaluation & Manipulation
  • 4+ years of experience Translating & Creating Data Requirements
  • 4+ years of experience in Developing and Administrating Business Data Processes
  • 2+ years of experience in Business System Development Life Cycle
  • Experience working with MS SQL Server
  • Able to travel 3-4 times per year, as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Health care experience
  • Experience working with Snowflake and or Azure
  • CData or similar technologies

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. 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, you’ll 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.   

Job Keywords: Healthcare economics, snowflake, data acquisition, Healthcare Economics, Healthcare Econ & Analytics, Sr Hlthcare Econ Cnslt, Scottsdale, AZ, Arizona

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