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Health Care Economics Consultant / Developer – Eden Prairie, MN

Eden Prairie, MN UnitedHealth Group

Some people take things as they come. Others relentlessly push themselves to go farther. Combine health care and technology, which are two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet, with UnitedHealth Group’s culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get: industry-leading health care services at a company that’s improving the lives of millions.


As the Health Care Economics Consultant/Developer you will design and develop data structures, data enrichment processes, and reports revolving around medical utilization/cost, clinical quality, and risk adjustment. As the Consultant, you will clean, process, enrich, and analyze clinical data from various sources and make recommendations on its integration and use.  Your analyses and solutions will be used to directly improve the outcomes and quality of care for our Medicare Advantage population.  There’s never been a better time to do your life’s best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Translate real world business needs into technology solutions
  • Development of ETL Processes, data visualizations, and reports
  • Data architecture, normalization, merging/linking/integration of data
  • Optimizing Microsoft SQL query performance
  • Data management/reconciliation, technical maintenance/deployment of existing data, processes, and reports
  • Interpret and analyze claims, premium, capitation and membership data in support of Underwriting, Actuarial and utilization analyses
  • Lead projects to completion by contributing to requirements gathering, database creation, statistical modeling and financial reports
  • Analyze reporting tools and information systems utilized by the internal customer groups
  • Direct customer (Medical, Technology, Finance) interaction and relationship management

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of work experience in a corporate setting
  • 3+ years of database scripting and/or software development work
  • 1+ years of experience optimizing SQL query performance
  • At least a beginner level proficiency with process automation and/or report development software
  • At least an intermediate level proficiency in performing data analytics
  • At least an intermediate level proficiency with SQL, SAS and/or other statistical programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of health care experience working with healthcare data
  • At least an intermediate level of proficiency working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc.

Careers with Optum. Here’s the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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: SQL, developer, query, data analysis, SAS, software Development, script, database, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

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