Senior Business Systems Analyst - Telecommute at Optum

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN + 25 more | Remote
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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide the system solution details for the software development and delivery team. This includes:
    • Perform analysis to understand current-state and leverage that knowledge to guide planning for system changes
    • Direct application delivery team by defining user stories, system workflows, data mappings, data definitions/examples, expected business outcomes
    • Detail and document the technology solution system needs; Break down large deliveries into small units of work
    • Quickly and effectively understand issues and challenges and translates them into a delivery plan
    • Lead meetings with product owners and business team members; Gather requirements and translate to system application needs
    • Identify and resolve technical and operational problems, be proactive to advising how to resolve
    • Work cohesively with contacts across product owners, architecture, application development, quality engineering. Support these team members, communicate and share functional expectations
    • Create and own various requirements & development artifacts as needed - User Stories, workflows, screen mockups - present findings to application team

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:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience related to business analysis, healthcare operations, process improvement, or application architecture
  • Experience with conducting business process improvement/optimization/reengineering efforts
  • Experience in Agile methodologies, grooming Features and User Stories, be able to work with Product Owners, Developers, and architects and drive solutions across the team
  • Experience documenting detailed designs, process workflows, data mappings and API integrations
  • Working knowledge of relational databases, database structures (SQL, Oracle, Teradata), Intermediate level of proficiency developing SQL queries

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with creating data models and entity relationship diagrams
  • Experience creating UI wireframe mockups
  • Experience with data loading , data transformations
  • Experience with reporting tools
  • Understanding of Provider Risk Based contracting methods and knowledge of alternate reimbursement methods such as Capitation
  • Ability to define API request/response structures
  • Self-starter with the ability to problem solve and work independently
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Flexible and able to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to present fact-based recommendations in a clear, logical, and concise way
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with technology and business partners

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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.
Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place 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.
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