Premera Blue Cross Analytics Consultant II in Mountlake Terrace, Washington

Join Our Team: Do Meaningful Work and Improve People’s Lives

Our purpose, to improve customers’ lives by making healthcare work better, is far from ordinary. And so are our employees. Working at Premera means you have the opportunity to drive real change by transforming healthcare.

To better serve our customers, we’re creating a culture that promotes employee growth, collaborative innovation, and inspired leadership. We are committed to creating an environment where employees can do their best work and where best-in-class talent comes, stays, and thrives!

As an Analytics Consultant II for our Knowledge Management Consulting team, you will work cross functionally with our Sales teams to empower them to educate employer groups regarding their healthcare spend as well as make recommendations for optimizing their healthcare dollars on behalf of their employees. You will work within a small team dynamic with opportunity for cross work and training. This is a great role for the person who wants to share their ideas and thoughts and have the flexibility beyond the ‘to-do’ list and standard tools to figure out the most efficient and impactful way to solve customers’ business problems! Your ability to identify problems and trends and to consult with the business to find solutions can have far-reaching implications for positively impacting Premera’s relationships with employer groups and their healthcare bottom lines.

*What you’ll do *

  • Provide consultation to sales partners regarding the meaning of data and how to best utilize the information to solve customers' business problems
  • Analyze, reconcile and evaluate complex data, including data anomalies that are used from all departments to maintain data consistency and integrity as it relates to employer groups
  • Partner with Sales to create customized and ad-hoc reports by compiling and translating data from all available financial monitoring sources into meaningful actionable reports for Premera's employer groups
  • Deliver sales presentations to producers and complex employer groups as needed
  • Evaluate, research, and design new monitoring and management reports that drive action for planning and understanding Premera's populations and employer groups

What you’ll bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree or four (4) years’ work experience
  • Seven (7) years’ experience as an analyst or consulting in health insurance field
  • Self-starter with the ability to think critically to solve business problems
  • Strong analytic, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Experience with SQL or data extraction tools
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Actuarial experience a plus
  • Experience with Tableau and/or other visualization programs
  • Ability to drive key business initiatives through positive relationships, effective communication and cross-team collaboration
  • Consulting skills and experience strongly preferred
  • Strong business orientation and passion for customer service and results
  • Excellent presentation skills

What we offer

Premera is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, vision and dental coverage
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Retirement programs (401K employer match and pension plan)
  • Wellness incentives, onsite services, a discount program and more
  • Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • Generous Paid Time Off to reenergize
  • Free parking

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Job Title: Analytics Consultant II

Job ID: 11789

Location: Mountlake Terrace, WA

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Equal employment opportunity/Affirmative action

Premera is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Premera seeks to attract and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. All staff of Premera and its subsidiary companies must demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. Premera is an E-Verify employer.