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Premera Blue Cross Healthcare Data Analyst II in United States

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 a Healthcare Data Analyst, you will be responsible for compiling and presenting healthcare-reported data in a way that helps to answer questions and solve business problems. Using statistics and mathematical techniques, you will create a wide range of summaries, trends, and opportunities for improvement. Translate numbers into plain English and develop visualizations that leadership teams can better use to understand the business.

Fulltime Telecommuter

What you’ll do:

  • Design, develop and implement operational reporting and trend analysis for internal and external customers

  • Collect, validate, and maintain data from internal and external sources

  • Analyze data sets for reporting and analytics using excel, business intelligence tools, and SQL

  • Provide routine and ad hoc data reports and models for management using visualization and statistics to understand and solve business problems

  • Troubleshoot issues as they arise and solve problems solo or collaboratively with other teammates

  • Perform a thorough review of data products and processes for content and accuracy and identify associated problems

  • Work with stakeholders and team to understand and business questions and problems and to scope data and reporting requests

  • Prepare documentation on all projects to enable peer review and ensure continuity of data product quality

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, information systems, computer science, finance, information management, economics or similar of 4 years of work experience in the field (Required)

  • 2 years’ experience in applying quantitative analytics tools, methods, and processes (Required)

  • Previous experience providing knowledge of the health insurance industry, processes, and data requirements (Required)

  • HEDIS experience

  • VBA or SQL scripting skills

  • Experience in data reporting and database design

  • Experience producing operational reporting with analytics

  • Experience creating and maintaining product reports based on analytic techniques

  • Experience using software such as Microsoft Excel, SAS, Tableau, or other analytical software

  • Strong reporting skills and ability to identify trends in business data

  • Able to present analytical findings to non-technical audiences and effectively address questions about those findings

  • Ability to use analytical methods to identify and troubleshoot errors and issues in work products and standard datasets

  • Good planning, prioritization, and organizational skills

What we offer

  • 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

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, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

If you need an accommodation to apply online for positions at Premera, please contact Premera Human Resources via email at or via phone at 425-918-4785.

At Premera, we make healthcare work better. By focusing on improving our customers’ experience purposefully and serving their needs passionately, we make the process easier, less costly, and more positive. Through empathy and advocacy, we change lives.

As the leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, we provide comprehensive health benefits and services to more than 2 million customers, from individuals to Fortune 100 companies. Our services include innovative programs focused on health management, wellness, prevention, and patient safety. We deliver these programs through health, life, vision, dental, disability, and other related products and services.

Premera Blue Cross is headquartered in Mountlake Terrace, WA, with operations in Spokane and Anchorage. The company has operated in Washington since 1933 and in Alaska since 1952. With more than 80 years of experience in the region, we deliver innovation, choice, and expertise.