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UnitedHealth Group Geospatial Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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)

As part of the Optum Technology Ai Platforms and Transformation team (APT), you will thrive as you help deliver solutions on world class enterprise geospatial technology for Optum as a member of the Geospatial Analytics team. As a Geospatial Analyst , you will be a primary contributor in defining the patterns and practices for applying geospatial technology within healthcare. This position will design geospatial solutions to solve healthcare business problems, assist with platform operations and enhancements, complete geospatial analytics projects and build information product (mapping) deliverables in partnership with business units. This role requires someone who is a skilled technologist, proactive, innovative, and collaborative.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Innovate at the intersection of geospatial technology, data science and business market intelligence in support of the development of company products, tools, platforms and services

  • Apply advanced geospatial analysis techniques to provide insights into healthcare related business problems

  • Assist with defining, designing and building geospatial technology solutions (patterns and practices) to make non-geospatial experts successful with the technology in their day to day work

  • Assist with building and maintaining geographic data assets from disparate sources through ETL and automation

  • Contribute to GIS platform enhancements and assist with automation, operations and maintenance needs

  • Complete geospatial analytics projects, build deliverables, create marketing collateral and contribute to knowledge sharing with a geospatial user community

  • Create presentations and proof-of-concepts to communicate the business value of Optum’s GIS platform

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:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience

  • 3+ years of experience with geospatial analysis projects and/or geospatial solution engineering

  • Strong geospatial technology knowledge, including some or all of: Esri's Web GIS software including ArcGIS Enterprise (Portal, Server), ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Apps Suite, ArcGIS Insights and ArcGIS Pro + Business Analyst software suite or similar platform and software packages

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with geospatial platform scripting, automation tools and/or web development is a plus. (Ex: ArcGIS Python API + Jupyter, ArcGIS JavaScript API)

  • Business intelligence, Analytic or ETL solution experience (MS Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx, FME, etc)

  • Experience or interest in Data Science, Machine Learning computing and/or the R Statistical package

  • Experience applying geospatial analytics in the private sector to solve commercial business problems

  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal, and listening skills

  • Healthcare industry experience

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place 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.

Job Keywords: Geospatial Analyst, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota