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Actuarial Manager - Eden Prairie, MN, NY or Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) At Optum, the actuarial consulting leader in health care innovation, your performance, your ideas and your innovative thinking will help us improve the lives of millions. As the manager of Actuarial Consulting, you will manage project teams in the delivery of consulting services involving complex mathematical analyses and actuarial modeling. You'll have the opportunity to work with an inter-disciplinary team, develop data analytic tools in a fast moving and dynamic team environment. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S., or in Eden Prairie, MN or NY, as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deploy predictive data models on large data sets
  • Use statistical, data science and machine learning skills to perform analytics using healthcare data
  • Perform quantitative analysis on Actuarial, financial, utilization and costs data
  • Assist in developing consulting offerings, products and services solutions that align with key market needs and or client initiatives
  • Mentor and develop a team of consulting actuarial students and junior data analysts
  • Direct and review work of analysts in the department
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with our broader teams
  • Serve as key resource on complex and/or critical issues - 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
    • 6+ years of Actuarial/Analytical/Data Science experience
    • 2+ years of Project leadership/management experience
    • Experience leveraging traditional and non-traditional data assets
    • Experience in large file transfers and/or manipulations
    • Experience and/or exposure in dealing with health care claims experience (i.e., understanding of costs, expected claims, diagnosis codes, procedure codes)
    • Advanced level of proficiency using SAS, SQL
    • Proven problem-solving skills (identification of issue, causes, solution, implementation plan)
    • Experience interacting with senior management
    • Expertise working with formulas, calculations, charts, graphs in MS Excel Preferred Qualifications: - - - - - - -
      • Associate of Society of Actuaries (ASA) or Fellow of Society of Actuaries (FSA) designation
      • 5+ years of hands-on experience in developing analytics with machine learning, deep learning, NLP, and/or other related data science modeling techniques
      • 3+ years of hands-on experience in performing statistical and regression analyses
      • Advanced level of proficiency using R, Azure Databricks, Python, .net -
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment 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) *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. 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, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. 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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