Lead Data Analyst - Technical Architect - Noida, UP

UHG Noida, Uttar Pradesh

About the Job

We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Use your Sharp Analytical Skills to help us support, compile and report key information. Drive processes and technology improvement initiatives for the products, using standard project methodology (requirements, design, test, etc.). You can also use data to identify trends, patterns and opportunities for the business and clients, engage users in analysis and evaluation of functional models and prototypes; identify dependencies and priorities and evaluate technology applications for use by the user community.  Produce, publish and distribute scheduled and ad-hoc client and operational reports relating to the development and performance of products.

Positions in this function conduct and manage outcomes of various studies that include analyzing, reviewing, forecasting, trending, and presenting information for operational and business planning. They support short and long term operational/strategic business activities by developing, enhancing and maintaining operational information and models. They also develop and implement effective/strategic business solutions through research and analysis of data and business processes. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interact with key stakeholders on a regular basis and identify the new Analytics business opportunities
  • Provide explanations and interpretations within area of expertise by analyzing and investigating
  • Use pertinent data and facts to identify and solve a range of problems within area of expertise
  • Manage a team of Data Science or Data Engineers
  • Work exclusively within a specific knowledge area
  • Prioritize and organize own work to meet deadlines
  • Provide explanations and information to others on topics within area of expertise


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics with an over-all industry experience of 8-12 years
  • 7+ years of experience in Data Science Tools & Technologies (R, Python etc.), analysis, programming, and reporting with a solid understanding of data storage structures
  • 4+ years of experience with project methodology (requirements, design, development, test and implementation)
  • 2+ years of experience in Stakeholder Management with focus on client communication, thought leadership and problem solving capabilities
  • 5 years of experience in business analytics work
  • Working knowledge of relational databases, database structures
  • Demonstrated ability to do process improvement, workflow, bench marking and/or evaluation of business processes 
  • Excellent communication, time or project management, problem solving, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in reporting and analyzing large amounts of data
  • Experience in managing a team of Data/Statistical analysts
  • Working knowledge of Big Data Tools and Technologies such as Hadoop, Spark etc.
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated, with the ability to lead projects proactively
  • Meticulous attention to detail, with an over-all passion for continual improvement
  • Innovative and creative, with a logical and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Credible and articulate, with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to relay analytical insight to internal and external stakeholders with various levels of analytical skills and at all levels of seniority

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)

Job Keywords: Analyst, Technical Architect, Architect, Technical, R, Python, Data Science Tools, Noida, Uttar Pradesh