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UnitedHealth Group Sr Data Analyst - Remote in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Are you ready to revolutionize reporting and analytics in a dynamic and forward-thinking organization? Join our team as a Senior Data Analyst and unleash your creativity and expertise to shape the future of data-driven decision-making. As a key player, you will collaborate with executive leaders and business units, identifying their reporting and analytics needs and transforming them into actionable insights. With a focus on building cloud-based data solutions and leveraging cutting-edge business intelligence tools, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our organization's success. If you are passionate about driving innovation, conducting analysis, and establishing robust reporting mechanisms, this is the role for you. Step into a world of limitless possibilities and be part of a team that is redefining the way we harness data in OptumRx’s Home Delivery Pharmacy for strategic growth.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with executive leaders and business units to identify and understand their reporting and analytics needs, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.

  • Manage the deployment of cloud-based data solutions and business intelligence tools to enhance reporting capabilities and support data-driven decision-making.

  • Design and develop efficient data pipelines, data warehouses, and data models in cloud environments to enable seamless data integration and analysis.

  • Conduct in-depth analysis of complex datasets, identifying trends, patterns, and anomalies, and translate them into actionable insights for stakeholders.

  • Create intuitive dashboards, reports, and visualizations using business intelligence tools to present data in a clear and concise manner, facilitating easy data interpretation and consumption.

  • Establish robust reporting mechanisms, ensuring accurate and timely delivery of reports, and collaborate with stakeholders to continuously improve reporting processes and address evolving needs.


  • Solid Analytical Skills: Proficient in analyzing complex datasets, deriving meaningful insights, and identifying trends, patterns, and anomalies to drive data-informed decision-making.

  • Technical Expertise: Demonstrates proficiency in working with a variety of business intelligence tools, cloud technologies, and data visualization platforms to effectively design, develop, and implement data solutions.

  • Communication and Collaboration: Excellent communication skills, with the ability to translate technical concepts into non-technical terms. Proven ability to collaborate with stakeholders, including executive leaders, business units, and technical teams.

  • Problem-solving Aptitude: Resourceful problem solver capable of identifying and addressing challenges related to data analysis, reporting, and data solution development.

  • Adaptability and Innovation: Adapts quickly to changing priorities and thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Strives for continuous improvement, staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in data analysis and reporting 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:

  • 10+ years information technology experience

  • 7+ years of experience in health care/managed care/health plan setting

  • 5+ years of enterprise data management experience in AWS/Azure/Snowflake OR AWS/Azure/Snowflake certification

  • 3+ years of experience supporting enterprise system migrations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Scrum Master, Product Owner or Product Manager

  • Solid written communication skills; effective and persuasive in both written and oral communication

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for this role is $88,000 to $173,200 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. 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.

Application Deadline: This will be posted for a minimum of 2 business days or until a sufficient candidate pool has been collected. Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.