Senior IT Systems Analyst - WellMed - San Antonio, TX

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Senior IT Systems Analyst - WellMed - San Antonio, TX - 695890

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Your passion for innovation can impact millions.


At Optum, we believe the technology we create helps to change lives. When you join us as a Senior IT Systems Analyst, you will have the opportunity to be a part of that change. You will work alongside our brilliant teams who are focused on solutions to meet a wide range of health consumer needs. We need world-class Systems Analysts, like you, to help us build our next generation customer experience. In this role, you will be a part of the system development cycle and consult with end users to evaluate business requirements into design specifications. You'll excel as you work with all levels of the business, ensuring information technology deliverables align with the business requirements, with measurable results. Here, your passion for performance and innovation can fuel your life's best work.(sm)

 

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.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes business needs, documents requirements and translates needs into functional, non-functional and/or technical specifications
  • Delivers requirements, performs analysis, and evaluates downstream business, systems, process, and/or organizational impacts
  • Plans and assists with oversight of testing processes and activities including defect identification and resolution
  • Analyzes charts and/or diagrams of the problem to be programmed and defines system requirements in terms of system capabilities
  • 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, equipment, and prepares routine project status reports
  • Assists in the development of project cost and benefit estimates to establish project worth including the development of alternative considerations. This will result in recommendations for the installation of new systems or equipment, or to change existing systems and equipment
  • 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 subject matter expert and operational support to internal business partners
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned


Requirements

To be considered for this position, applicants need to meet the qualifications listed in this posting.

Required Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field (4 additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree)
  • 8+ years of experience in developing requirements and performing system analysis
  • 5+ years of experience of major software systems implementation experience
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

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 90,000+ 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: healthcare, business, Medicare Claims, Medicare Risk, information technology, project management, engineering, SDLC, computer science, systems analysis, data, San Antonio, Texas, TX

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Job Details
Contest Number: 695890
Job Title: Senior IT Systems Analyst - WellMed - San Antonio, TX
Job Family: Information Technology
Business Segment: OptumCare
Job Location Information:
Region: North America
Country: United States
City: San Antonio
State/Province: Texas
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Additional Job Detail Information:
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Telecommuter Position: No
Overtime Status: Exempt