Analytic Programmer - Humedica, now part of Optum - Brighton, MA

Analytic Programmer - Humedica, now part of Optum - Brighton, MA - 546880

Position Description

Innovation. Adaptability. A passion for analytics and problem solving. If those traits brought you here, this opportunity can take you much further. Humedica, now part of Optum, is serving the health care marketplace with the informat ion tools and analytics solutions that will fuel change going forward. We're well past "big data." In fact, we're usi ng "great data" to uncover new solutions and novel marketplace opportunities. If you thrive on making an impact in an evolving market, we should be talking. Join the expanding family of UnitedHealth Group companies and help shape history. You'll help us im prove the lives of others while doing your life's best work. SM


We are currently hiring Analytic Programmers in the Life Sciences division of Humedica.  In this position you will play a key role in the transformation of vast amounts of clinical data into key actionable insights. 


Job responsibilities:

  • Work closely with our account management and clinical teams
  • Conduct data exploration, solve data problems, execute algorithmic data processing using SQL
  • Create novel approaches to the reporting and visualization of data in custom deliverables and product offerings 

Our work is challenging, our opportunity is huge, and we are looking for people who enjoy working hard with enthusiastic teammates. 


The Life Sciences division is growing rapidly and we have current opportunities at both junior and senior levels.  We are willing to consider talented individuals with a variety of experience.  The ideal candidate must have a demonstrated aptitude and enthusiasm for data analytics, a strong interest in solving data problems and analyzing (not just manipulating) data to provide key insights and must have a strong orientation toward enthusiasm and teamwork. 



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)



  • 3+ years of working experience as a programmer in a relational database environment
  • 3+ years of SQL database programming experience
  • 3+ years of experience translating existing processes into business requirements
  • 2+ years of experience researching/ digging into data and performing analysis using SQL
  • BS/BA required


  • Healthcare/ life science experience a plus
  • Master's degree a plus
  • Experience tracking clinical data through long-term studies
  • Experience researching data to determine whether “clean” or “dirty”
  • Understanding healthcare industry terminology and coding (e.g. NDC11, ICD9/ ICD10, HCPCS, CPT, LOINC)



UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 25, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace.



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Job Details
Contest Number: 546880
Job Title: Analytic Programmer - Humedica, now part of Optum - Brighton, MA
Job Family: Information Technology
Business Segment: Optum Corporate
Job Location Information:
Region: North America
Country: United States
City: Boston
State - Province: Massachusetts
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Additional Job Detail Information:
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Telecommuter Position: No
Overtime Status: Exempt