Senior SAS Developer - Minnetonka, MN

Senior SAS Developer - Minnetonka, MN - 560563

Position Description

UnitedHealth Group 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)


As a Senior SAS Developer within the Data Management Group of our Finance division, you will be responsible for developing well-controlled, reliable data processes supporting accurate financial reporting and analytics in support of the financial close for a diverse group of end-users. You will participate in the creation of automated processes, data repositories, reporting, and analyses from multiple systems and data sources using a variety of tools, including SAS, SQL, SAS-BI, SAS-VA and OLAP tools. You will also lead the modular design, development, deployment and user-adoption of Advanced Analytics processes in support of various Finance, Actuarial and Controller Groups.


Additional responsibilities for this position include but not limited to:

-Liaison with business users to clearly define their Analytic and reporting needs - set clear and achievable goals and timelines for the project.

-Interface with business leaders and build relationships in support of financial planning and performance measurement including reporting and analysis

-Work hands-on in SAS (PC-SAS, SAS Enterprise Guide) and add new functionality to the tool to meet the needs.

-Leverage the proven UHC SAS Fin360 framework and build fully functional innovative solutions while integrating robust reconciliation and control processes.

-Drive broader adoption of the SAS end-user Business Intelligence Platform including the SAS HPA (High Performance Analytics) capabilities to enable self-service reporting for end-uses

-Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess the impact on managed processes in-light of changes migrations in the upstream systems - take remedial actions as necessary.

-Manage business relationships on behalf of the broader Finance organization and Leadership



Requirements

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Decision Science or related field
- 2+ years of experience with SAS Programming (including Macro programming)
- 2+ years of SQL programming skills
- 4+ years of data analysis and reporting experience
- Strong Analytical and Communication Skills
- Ability to work in a matrix environment while positively influencing other functional areas.


Preferred:
- Degree in Computer Science Software Engineering
- Advanced SAS Programming Experience and SAS Certification
- Project management or process improvement experience
- Ability to leverage SAS technologies to solve advanced analytics use-cases
- Healthcare experience

 

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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. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

Job Details
Contest Number: 560563
Job Title: Senior SAS Developer - Minnetonka, MN
Job Family: Information Technology
Business Segment: UnitedHealthcare Finance
Job Location Information:
Region: North America
Country: United States
City: Minnetonka
State - Province: Minnesota
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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