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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Data Analyst


Data Analyst


Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts business assessments and discovery to identify top focus areas for clients
  • Lead and participate in high impact Data Engineering projects emerging out of discovery assessments or otherwise
  • Be able to lead and drive Discover - Design - Deploy lifecycle of Data engineering projects
  • Set up priorities for process improvements across Data Engineering assignments
  • Ensures that Data Engineering objectives, specific goals, measures, and metrics are established
  • Adopt, leverage, and build Data engineering methodologies and tools to deliver results
  • Works closely with clients, stakeholders and cross functional teams plan and lead projects
  • Ensure timely project communication at all levels of stakeholders and the business organization as appropriate
  • Providing thought leadership to the project team
  • Developing strategic insights and recommendations on the basis of the research conducted
  • Communicates key lessons learned and best practices from process re-engineering projects and develop case studies to be utilized as re-engineering collaterals
  • Stays up to date in the application of process improvement tools and techniques and relevant benchmarking data for related organizations
  • Share Best practices from within and outside the organization / industry / domain and provide recommendations for implementing them
  • Works closely with product owners and/or stakeholders to prioritize features for the team so that the team delivers User Stories at a consistent pace
  • Develops relevant metrics such as burn down charts that help the team see how they are progressing and provide management insight regarding the performance of the team
  • Facilitates daily stand-ups, sprint planning and sprint retrospectives
  • Creates documentation throughout all steps of the project life cycle such as Project plans, Product roadmaps, Release plans and Work breakdown structures
  • Cost baseline
  • Schedule baseline & Critical path
  • Risk assessments & Mitigation plans
  • Conducts stakeholder engagement assessments and manages stakeholder expectations in order to ensure all expectations are established and successfully met throughout the project
  • Reviews work performed by others and provides recommendations for improvement
  • Manages the Request for Proposal (RFP) process from beginning to end, including the scope definition, vendor screening, developing
  • Organize and conduct all Scrum meetings
  • Partner with Product Management to meet project objectives and achieve maximum project ROI
  • Manage sprint planning and execution which includes the management of project progress and provide status & visibility
  • Facilitate in release planning and scheduling by providing empirical Scrum team statistics, identifying project dependencies, and creating velocity forecasts
  • Own the identification and management of cross-team dependencies
  • Able to do post-mortem and root cause analysis to help teams continuously improve their practices to ensure maximum productivity
  • Able to manage multiple teams with tight deadlines and dependencies
  • Ensure high throughput of development teams by identifying potential issues and roadblocks and working on preventing or eliminating them
  • Work with Product Management, Business Analyst, Architects, and engineers to plan ahead and ensure product backlog is prioritized, groomed, and has sufficient detail, so that it is ready to be worked on by Scrum teams to avoid any downtime, ambiguity or rework
  • Drive to build self-organized development teams and facilitate issue resolution within the team
  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so

We highly value these traits!

  • Being Accountable
  • Possess Achievable Drive
  • Passionate about software development
  • Looks forward to build and apply technical and functional skills
  • Focuses on understanding Goals, Priorities and Plans
  • Possess problem solving approach

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience on ETL Tools, Big Data , Shell Scripting, DBMS
  • Knowledge on Agile/Scrum
  • Knowledge/Experience using Microsoft Excel, Power Point

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Experience with Containerization - Docker, Kubernetes
  • Knowledge on Cloud technologies

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)