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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Systems Management Specialist


Laboratory Management


Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Position Description:

This position develops business solutions by creating new and modifying existing automations making the business operate more efficiently and cost effectively. Primary contributor in designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting, and supporting applications consistent with established specifications and business requirements to deliver business value.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop automated processing scripts for new or current projects utilizing one of the standard coding methodologies on the team
  • Analyze, comprehend, and investigate process flows of low complexity automations
  • Investigate low complex requests and problems, with some assistance from others
  • Ability to work proficiently in specific knowledge area of expertise
  • Assess and interpret customer needs and requirements
  • Identify solutions on low complexity requests and problems within area of expertise
  • Solve low complex problems and/or conduct low complex analyses
  • Provide explanations and information to others on issues of low complexity
  • Review and troubleshoot potential coding issues on low complexity items
  • Participate in team projects such as system upgrades, documentation updates, and low complexity conversion automations
  • Gather and update business requirements and required materials for automation assessment
  • Handle multiple projects or issues simultaneously
  • Work within specified time requirements
  • Adhere to the development standards, repository management, release management, time tracking, and other polices and guidelines
  • Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality under requirements of federal and state law, including HIPPA

What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:

  • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays
  • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account
  • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage
  • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)
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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:

  • High School Diploma/GED (or higher) OR 3+ years of coding experience
  • 3+ years of experience interfacing with a business automation team OR 1+ years of coding experience
  • 1+ years of experience in full Software Development Life Cycle which includes exposure to testing and gathering requirements
  • 1+ years of experience analyzing and solving business process problems for a process driven environment
  • 1+ years of experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Visio and Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Database Experience
  • Experience in at least one coding language (ie. Macro Express, VBScript, Python, Java, VB.Net)
  • SharePoint Experience
  • Health Care Industry Experience
  • Experience in Agile Methodology

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new technologies and tools

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 UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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 range for Colorado residents is $21.68 to $38.56. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $23.94 to $42.40. 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.