Senior Cognos - Report Developer - Telecommute

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UnitedHealth Group
Agile, Analysis, Business Intelligence, Business Requirements, Cognos, Data Analysis, Data Warehouse, Developer, Development, Genetic, Manager, Management, Modeling, Oracle, Quality Assurance, Scrum, Security, SQL, SQL Server, Teradata, Testing
Full Time, Full-time
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

The primary role of the Senior Cognos Report Developer is to develop effective and high quality Cognos and Tableau reports that meet business requirements. Technical abilities include following Cognos, Tableau, SQL, Business Intelligence (BI) best practices, data management, security and content administration, performance tuning, unit testing and system testing support.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

Data visualization - Design and create Cognos framework models and reports, as well as Tableau dashboards to support business requirements

Support Business Analysts - understand business needs and help define requirements for reporting solutions

Data analysis - Perform detailed data analysis, understand data structure and content, write complex SQL queries

Establish standards - Follow data visualization best practices, performance tuning, create/maintain report design related templates and artifacts

Quality Assurance - Unit test activities including developing test cases and documenting test results, supporting system and integration testing, identifying and resolving defects

Proactive and diligent in identifying and communicating scope, design, development issues and recommending potential solutions

Required Qualifications:

5+ years of Cognos administration, security, modeling and reporting as well as advanced experience developing complex models using Framework Manager
5+ years of SQL (Oracle, SQL Server, Teradata or similar), including complex queries and stored procedures
3+ years of Healthcare claims domain knowledge in a data warehouse environment
3+ years of Enterprise Data Warehouse data models and dimensional modeling conceptsPreferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of Testing and Defect tracking tools like HP ALM/QC
5+ years of advanced Tableau report development Agile Scrum/Kanban experience
Strong communication skills
Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines, follow development standards and effectively raise critical issues with potential solutionsCareers 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)

*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.

Job Keywords: Senior Cognos, Tableau Report Developer, telecommute, telecommuter, remote, work from home

Job Title: Senior Cognos - Report Developer - Telecommute
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Optum Ops-Transactions
Family: Analytics
Telecommuter Position: Yes
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Overtime Status: Exempt
Posted Date: 6/21/2019
City: Eden Prairie
State: MN
Country: United States
Department: Optum Ops-Shared Svcs Analytcs

Company Information

We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 14 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.(SM) Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at