Senior Programmer - Telecommute more...
Location:Hopkins (Eden Prairie), MN
Company:Optum Operations
First posted:September 01, 2017

Some people take things as they come. Others relentlessly push themselves to go farther. As a thought leader you thrive on developing new solutions to solve tough challenges. A Healthcare Economics career at UnitedHealth Group offers you an unmatched place to develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. It's a combination you won't find anywhere else. As a Senior Programmer, you will be a subject matter expert and provide statistical findings and conclusions, specifically identifying potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies. This is the challenge of a lifetime. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

Write and deploy SAS code

Develop and improve quantitative data analytics and set performance targets

Lead quantitative analyses of utilization and health cost data, estimates and forecasts

Interpret and analyze claims data from various sources and recommend best approaches to transform the health care industry

Manage and lead projects from conceptualization to completion

Contribute to database creation, statistical modeling and financial reporting

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree

Minimum of an advanced level proficiency with SAS

5+ years of experience in health care informatics and performing analysis on health data metrics

Minimum of an advanced level of proficiency working with MS Excel including advanced formulas, pivot tables, macros, lists, statistical functions, etc.
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: SAS, metrics, programmer, programming, health data, telecommute, telecommuter, remote, work from home

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