Senior Healthcare Data Analytics Specialist, UHC IS - Horsham, PA
Horsham, PA 
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Job Description

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Senior Healthcare Data Analytics Specialist is responsible for working with vast amounts of data from multiple sources to provide analyses (i.e., descriptive, predictive, exploratory) across Medicare & Retirement Insurance Solutions that yield measurable value to the business (e.g., improved claims cost trends; underwriting optimization; improved forecasting).

Initially, the position will focus on enabling data-driven decisions in support of Actuarial Services, Regulatory Affairs and Healthcare Transformation.

The Senior Healthcare Data Analytics Specialist will serve as a thought leader and implement innovative analytic approaches to keep up with emerging industry trends and is responsible for providing insights in addition to well-structured analyses.

This individual will apply knowledge of statistics, machine learning, programming, data modeling, simulation, and advanced mathematics to recognize patterns, identify opportunities, pose business questions, and provide valuable insights and recommendations. This individual will use flexible, analytical approaches to design, develop, and evaluate advanced algorithms that lead to optimal value extraction from the data and will work with analytics and statistical software such as SAS, SQL, R, Python, Hadoop and others to perform analysis and interpret data.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reviews the work of other

  • Develops innovative approaches

  • Be sought out as expert

  • Serves as a leader / mentor

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 ofdegree in Analytics-related field (e.g., Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics)

  • 5+ years of experience in statistical analysis, data mining

  • 2+ years of experience with SAS programming, and / or R / Python

  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math, Business Administration or related field

  • Experience with Tableau

  • Experience in Healthcare insurance industry

  • Medicare product knowledge

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time 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: Senior Healthcare Data Analytics Specialist, UHC IS, SAS, R, Python, Statistical Analysis, Statistics, Horsham, PA, Pennsylvania


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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