Data Analyst - Minnetonka, MN

UHG Minnetonka, MN

About the Job

Primary Responsibilities:


Collaborate with research teams to design datasets that help answer research questions. Use data and experience to contribute to team discussions and help guide research projects. Learn new or unfamiliar data by reviewing documentation, exploring data, and asking questions. Become a subject matter expert on healthcare data and effectively communicate technical details to researchers, Research Directors, and other partners. Take ownership and responsibility for the data used in research, models, and analysis.

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. or M.S. in quantitative discipline: Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Physics, etc. or equivalent experience

  • Research and analytics experience

  • Experience working with research datasets


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with SQL

  • Star schema data models

  • Healthcare industry


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.