Senior Principal Systems Analyst

| Sacramento, CA
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This position will analyze, evaluate and design/redesign business, IT or operational processes using scientific approaches such as Critical Thinking, Lean Management, ITIL, Design Thinking and structured systems analysis and design. Provide requirements and testing leadership for the portfolio of applications managed by an IT Service Owner. Drive requirements definition. Oversee detailed design and definition of acceptance criteria to ensure high quality deliverables. Drive usability and quality of the software developed within the area. Ensure integrity of the system is maintained despite the speed of changes. Be a hands-on analyst who can define user stories and acceptance criteria, assist with problem solving, root cause analysis, trouble shooting and coaching of junior it analysts on the team. Develop relationships with senior stakeholders across partner teams, addressing concerns and removing roadblocks to drive projects forward. Work closely with stakeholders to make design decision throughout the development. Is focused on achieving business goals and is vigilant about quality in every phase of the development process.
  • Focus on achieving business goals.
  • Work with direct reports to deliver identified system improvements.
  • Manage the deployment of business requirements through reliable business system configuration updates to enterprise applications.
  • Gather requirements and collaborate on design and definition of acceptance criteria.
  • Responsible for planning resources and tools to deliver against that roadmap.
  • Drive requirements definition, design, unit testing, and integration. Oversee detailed designs, and test plan reviews to ensure high quality deliverables.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to provide status, iterative releases, and make design decision throughout the development.
  • Engage, motivate and manage individual contributors.
  • Develop relationships with senior stakeholders across partner teams, addressing concerns and removing roadblocks to drive projects forward.


Other Job Requirements

Responsibilities
10+ years of related experience including experience working with Agile Methods. Experience moving across different departments within IT to gain a broader perspective of the business/industry.
Building strong, successful, long-term partnerships.
Produce actionable, results-oriented strategies to solve complex and open-ended business problems.
Experience performing implementation reviews.
Ensure prompt and proper support of resolution of technical challenges.
Thought leader on process improvement methodologies.
Use creative problem-solving approach and strong analytical skills, combined with a strong sense of ownership, and a proactive can-do attitude.
Excellent communication and project management skills, with a track record of handling multiple customers and streams of work.
Take responsibility for ensuring success of all implementations.
Ability to help team meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads.

General Job Information

Title
Senior Principal Systems Analyst

Grade
29

Work Experience - Required
IT

Work Experience - Preferred

Education - Required

Education - Preferred
Bachelors - Computer and Information Science

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.
Every employee must understand, comply with and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position; and comply with all applicable legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and internal policies and procedures.
More Information on Magellan Health
Magellan Health operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Phoenix, AZ and Maryland Heights, MO. Magellan Health was founded in 2022. It has 5717 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 38 open jobs at Magellan Health, click here.
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