Data Analyst - UHG Internal Audit

UnitedHealth Group - Minnetonka, MN

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)

This position is responsible for supporting IAAS engagements through data analytic tools and processes. Responsible for working closely with audit teams and data analytics team to support data-driven objectives that help assess and identify potential risk. This includes assisting data analytics team members with identifying and integrating data sources, validating control totals, and develop and execute data analytic procedures to identify risk. Team members in this role will use business intelligence, data visualization, query, analytic and statistical software to help build solutions, perform analysis and interpret data.

Primary Responsibilities:
Prioritizes and organizes own work to meet deadlines
Develop data-driven objectives to assess risks and controls
Learn the systems and data-sources to retrieve and validate the data
Use analytic tools to script/program/visualize the data and objectives
Analyze and document observations and potential issues
Manage and maintain Data Analytics platforms including being custodian of Protected information
Assist in all phases of audit engagements to embed Data Analytics
Drive Data Analytics program to grow capabilities and maturity
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 (preferably in Information Technology, Analytics, Mathematics, or a related field) or equivalent experience
2+ years of hands-on data prep/profiling and ETL experience
2+ years of data management experience
1+ years of programming experience (e.g., SQL Language (Microsoft T-SQL/Oracle PL/SQL), R, Python, etc.)
Data visualization experience (ex, Tableau, Excel Pivot Tables/Charts, Power BI, etc.)
Strong Excel skills with familiarity working with multiple file types

Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced analytics experience (SPSS, SAS, R, Python, etc.)
Big Data analytics experience (Hadoop)
ETL Tools (SSIS, Alteryx)
Internal Audit / Control Experience
Experience working in a Healthcare Industry and/or a complex IT environment
Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the 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.