Positions in this function work in the analysis phase of the system development cycle and consult with users to evaluate business requirements, identify operating procedures, evaluate existing or proposed systems and prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written. This function also is intended to include those that also may define business processes. Primary Responsibilities:Receive business requirements documents (BRDs, VFQs / PRDs)Understand and clarify a business / technology problemDefine project priorities and task priorities within projectsIdentify ambiguity in requirements documents / specificationsIdentify changes in project scope and other impacts on the projectCreate / contribute to project estimates (e.g., Budget Guidance Estimate, Solutions Analysis Estimate, Design Estimate)Ensure proper usage / application of RSA methodologyAnalysis of technology solutions optionsDeployment strategyUnderstand the applications supported and their upstream / downstream impactDetermine feasibility of business requirements and recommend changes to support business needs and processesApply software development lifecycle methodology (SDLC) to evaluate current system processes and identify possible solution options for new functionality or modifications to existing functionalityWork collaboratively with business partners, SMEs, Developers and Testers to ensure a shared understanding of business requirementsEnsure that system solution options are thoroughly researched, analyzed and documentedProvide support to Quality Assurance on development of test approachesProvide support to Applications Development through participation in Design ReviewsCreate project estimates and resource plans for systems solutionsEnsure proper usage / application of RSA methodology
Required Qualifications:2+ years of experience in the following areas:Gathering and documenting requirements from the client / businessBusiness process and data analysisExperience in the health care industry, specifically Health & Human Services programs (e.g. SNAP, TANF, CHIP, MAGI / Non-MAGI Medicaid, or LIHEAP)Intermediate level of proficiency with PC based software programs and automated database management systems (Excel, Access, PowerPoint) Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Health Administration, or related field1+ years of experience with project methodology (requirements, design, development, test and implementation), specifically with Agile-based, project implementationsAbility to communicate analysis, including trends and opportunities, to clients and the business in writing and verballyAbility to problem solve, including multiple priorities, conflicting research and/or inaccurate dataPrevious experience and skills with the following:Business Process DefinitionBusiness Requirements DefinitionUser Story DevelopmentProcess Mapping (SIPOC / detailed process mapping)Business / Systems AnalysisInterviewing / Requirements ElicitationPresentation SkillsActive Listening Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company 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: Senior Business Analyst, business analysis, requirements gathering, data analysis, business process, database management, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota
Internal Number: 744412
About UnitedHealth Group
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.