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Principal Data Architect, Health Equity - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

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) Join us as a Principal Data Architect, Health Equity where your deep skills in understanding data and reaching across departments/functions to drive simple, accessible data strategy and solutions will be instrumental in delivering on key enterprise data and analytics enhancement initiatives. - Your focus on Health Equity and its related initiatives around Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) will make a positive impact on our members' health and wellbeing at both the local market and national levels. The candidate will be accountable for understanding the current state of the end-to-end data environment while identifying data capture, integration, governance, and consumption gaps, then creating transitional and steady-state solutions to address these gaps. - The Data Infrastructure Lead will also be responsible for aligning and articulating data strategy across departments as well as segment and enterprise level where appropriate. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversight and ownership of the design, build-out and maintenance of the data architecture which will be the foundation to support accurate and complete reporting of metrics and analytics for health equity accreditation activities - -
    • This includes data used for solutions such as driving member interventions to reduce inequities, and for integrating it into numerous existing quality and analytic team deliverables
    • Partner closely with cross-functional accountable owners including actuarial, clinical, and Stars/HEDIS quality leads, as well as national/market-specific SMEs, in order to:
      • Develop and articulate a thorough understanding of industry and enterprise data availability, data standards, data challenges, and business-driven data needs
      • -Inventory existing data sources to identify data redundancy, sources of truth and sources of reference to identify the most suitable solution is leveraged
      • Develop and maintain the overall health equity data enrichment strategy in alignment with the business segment and enterprise direction
      • Facilitate sessions with business stakeholders, data experts, and data engineers to scope solutions and perform high-level data architecture, design, and to drive practical deliveries
      • Establish consistent and traceable standards for the governance of processes and policies that ensure accurate and quality deliveries, which are in alignment with business needs and that conform with all relevant regulations as well as current data engineering and data sourcing best practices and procedures
      • Ensure cross-department/enterprise socialization of data solutions; - ensure standardization & integration with new and existing relevant/related data repositories (e.g. data warehouse, SDOH data repository, etc.)
      • Represent the cross-department/business segment position on key data decision-making forums 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:
        • Bachelor's degree in a technical field, or equivalent experience
        • 10+ years of technology experience
        • 5+ years of hands-on data integration, engineering, and architecture experience
        • 5+ years of progressive management experience
        • 5+ years of - experience developing enterprise data strategies and roadmaps
        • 5+ years of data warehouse and/or data analytics experience
        • Experience with Agile/scrum methodology/best practices
        • Stakeholder management skills and the ability to define and communicate product strategy Preferred Qualifications:
          • Healthcare data experience (experience with claims, member, clinical or call systems)
          • Experience with Oracle databases
          • Familiarity with acquiring, storing and securing PHI / PII and other restricted information
          • Data modeling skills and technology background
          • Deep experience leveraging data management principles 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 with UnitedHealthcare. -Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do -your life's best work.(sm) Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada residents is $113,500 to $218,100. 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. - - -

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