UnitedHealth Group
Work From Home, AZ (Remote)


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. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life’s best work.(sm)

As a Data Analyst in the Optum Financial Services Advanced Analytics organization you will be operationally oriented with emphasis on data handling fundamentals. ┬аThis is an intellectually challenging, and professionally rewarding role that has the potential to be high visibility and high impact depending on the candidate.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Processing and manipulation of all manner of data, with a focus on building business decision support assets, and conducting analysis to support senior leadership decision making
  • Performing requirements development and solution design in a software development or systems engineering context
  • While able to work independently, you will recognize the importance of communication, collaboration, and specialization
  • Work in small teams, focused on multiple concurrent initiatives. Specifically, processing source data into data sets suitable for subsequent mathematical and statistical analysis, model development, and simulations
  • Identify trends using standard statistical methods like time series analysis, uncovering hidden insights using graph analysis, deriving causation from correlation with Bayesian analysis
  • Communicate complex results and findings to all levels of the organization in multiple formats and channels. This includes all aspects of Business Intelligence, data visualization, leadership briefings, and written papers

YouтАЩll 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:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelorтАЩs degree from an accredited college/university
  • Pursuing degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics field or equivalent experience┬а
  • Actively enrolled in an accredited college/university during the duration of the internship. Internships are not intended for graduating seniors
  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • Eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization (F-1 students with practical training and candidates requiring H-1Bs, TNs, etc. will not be considered)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in one or more of the following languages: ┬аPython, R, JavaScript, C++, DAX, .Net VBA.
  • Experience in one or more of the following BI and Reporting Tools: ┬аMS Power BI, Tableau, SSRS.
  • Knowledge in data processing and automation platforms e.g., Data Bricks, Snowflake, Apache Spark, NextGen Mirth Connect, or equivalent.
  • Query writing in SQL, GraphQL, or similar query language
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Already Fortune 5, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we’re doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we’re building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we’re looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant – and built for speed.

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only: The hourly range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington residents is $16.00 to $19.38. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. 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, youтАЩll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.┬а

тАвAll employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth GroupтАЩs Telecommuter Policy

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyoneтАУof every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and incomeтАУdeserves 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 тАФ 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.

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