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, nonfunctional 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 reportsAssists 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 equipmentAdvises 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 mattersChecks, instructs, assigns work, and otherwise functionally directs technical staff in order to achieve desired end-results on complex problemsProvides subject matter expert and operational support to internal business partnersPerforms all other related duties as assigned
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) 8+ years experience in developing requirements and performing system analysis 5+ years 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 solution Ability to effectively work with both internal and external clientsPreferred 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 implementationsCareers 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: Software Development Lifecycle, analysis, system development, healthcare, business, Medicare, Claims, Risk Adjustment, technology, San Antonio, Texas, TX
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.