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UnitedHealth Group Senior Business Systems Analyst - WellMed - San Antonio, TX in San Antonio, Texas

The Senior Business Systems Analyst is responsible for creating and refining business and systems requirements to address business opportunities and formulating documentation to support the development and implementation of the technical solution. This position plays a major role in the development and implementation of core business systems and mentors and guides other Business Systems Analysts. In addition, the Sr. Business Systems Analyst serves as the liaison between business users and technology programmers to understand user needs and develop required reporting and data analysis and may serve in a project manager capacity for smaller work efforts

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes business needs, documents requirements and translates needs into functional, non-functional and/or technical specifications

  • Evaluates downstream business, systems, process, and organizational impacts

  • Plans and assists with oversight of testing processes and activities including defect identification and resolution

  • Develops or assists in the development of work plans, time schedules, and project task items and schedules and assists with estimating resource needs for analysts, programmers, user personnel, consultants, and equipment

  • Prepares and/or presents project status reports; tracking progress and notifying management of issues that require escalation, and assisting with resolving or coordinating the resolution

  • Assists in the development of project cost and benefit estimates to establish project worth including the development of alternative considerations

  • Advises the appropriate people on the implications of existing IT systems that can be applied to a problem. Identifies risks and issues, and seeks approval on complex matters

  • Checks, instructs, assigns work, and otherwise functionally directs technical staff in order to achieve desired end-results on complex problems

  • Provides end user support and serves as an IT subject matter resource for reporting package and system issues; interfacing with multiple business units such as quality, risk adjustment, accounting/finance, claims, operations, physician clinics, customer service, executive management, and sales and marketing

  • Assists in the development of IT communication, training materials, processes and procedures related to reporting packages

  • Mentors and guides Business Systems Analysts

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

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 computer science or related field required. (4 additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree)

  • Five or more years of experience in developing requirements and performing system analysis

  • Three or more years of experience of major software systems implementation experience

  • Three or more years of analysis experience using SQL

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Ability to analyze and document process and data flow

  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas and solutions

  • Ability to effectively work with both internal and external clients

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills to include Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of Health Care Industry and related business functions

  • Experience in Medicare Claims and Medicare Risk Adjustment

  • Advanced course of study in information technology, business or other field

  • Experience with project management and project control methodologies

  • Experience process re-engineering and best practice implementations

  • Functional understanding of Informatics/ETL, SQL Server (Version 2008 or higher), Visual Studio (Version 2008 or higher), SQL SSRS, SQL SSIS and Qlikview

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 380,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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: Technology, Business Systems Analysis, WellMed, Optum, San Antonio, TX, Texas