data science full time senior tech

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The Senior Data Analyst will provide actionable insights and recommendations by uncovering the stories contained in data. This individual will be required to effectively articulate results to internal stakeholders including, but not limited to, member experience, marketing, and leadership. You will need to bring passion for helping people by predicting / identifying consumer needs / pain points and developing innovative solutions to meet/reduce them. Most importantly this individual will need to excel at telling this story and influencing leadership to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches to drive value.

Please note: This position is office based in Minnetonka, MN.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide analytical support for Government Operations - Group
  • Deliver all analytic initiatives... and requests prioritized by key business partner
  • Design, measure, and analyze reward campaigns and provide strategic recommendations to stakeholders
  • Develop and implement effective/strategic solutions through exploration, analysis, and modeling of data
    Positions in this function produce innovative solutions driven by exploratory data analysis from unstructured, diverse datasets typically measured in gigabytes or larger. Applies knowledge of statistics, machine learning, programming, data modeling, simulation, and advanced mathematics to recognize patterns, identify opportunities, pose business questions, and make valuable discoveries leading to prototype development and product improvement. Uses a flexible, analytical approach to design, develop, and evaluate predictive and prescriptive models and advanced algorithms that lead to optimal value extraction from the data. Works with analytics and statistical software such as SQL, R, Python, Hadoop and others to perform analysis and interpret data.

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 degree in Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, Business, or similar field
  • 5+ years of experience utilizing analytic tools (such as R, Python, SAS, SQL, etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience performing, managing, and delivering on analytic projects/initiatives
  • Professional experience with statistical modeling in the marketing measurement and analytics space
  • 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

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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 Data Scientist, Data Scientist, Scientist, Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, Business, R, Python, SAS, SQL, Minnetonka, Minnesota, MN

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