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UnitedHealth Group

Rating Application Developer - Actuarial - Telecommute


AI Developer



Hartford, Connecticut, 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)

We all know that there's a lot more to come in the changes sweeping through the health care industry. But if change is going to shape our world, it's comforting to know that we're shaping the change.

As part of the Information Solutions Group within Underwriting & Pricing, our mission is to provide the technical tools, subject matter expertise, and user support needed for underwriters and actuaries to accurately and efficiently produce appropriate health care rates and supporting exhibits for our small and large group clients.

Specifically, this position supports the maintenance and ongoing development of rating and renewal tools for UHC Oxford Large Group business. The position requires an understanding of the underwriting and data needs of the business, technology applications and alternatives, and relevant development and programming experience. The individual will play a supporting role, working with business partners, to support and assume responsibility for Oxford rating tools and monthly rating activities, to develop technical solutions to meet evolving business needs, and to support the long-term strategy for future Oxford rating platforms. The qualified candidate should have a solid technical background as well as a broad business background in or exposure to actuarial rating methodologies and underwriting concepts within a large group health insurance setting. We’re looking for someone highly organized and detail-oriented.

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

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:

  • 2+ years of Development/Programming experience
  • Experience with health actuarial rating methodologies and underwriting concepts
  • General knowledge in health care
  • Expertise in MS Excel (performing VBA coding and creating complex formulas), MS Access
  • At least a basic level of proficiency with SQL (Structured Query Language)

Preferred Qualifcations:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience as either a health care actuary or underwriter
  • Basic knowledge of Optum Stepwise programming

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 at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

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.