Systems Analyst

UnitedHealth Group - Eden Prairie, MN3.6

Full-time
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This is a Systems Analyst position supporting the Provider Contracting and Credentialing capability within the Provider Systems domain. The 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. In addition, the 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 as a project coordinator to support with communication of product delivery 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, validates and verifies assigned work directed performed by technical staff in order to achieve desired end-results for customer
Performs all other related duties as assigned

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)
5+ years’ experience in developing requirements and performing system analysis
4+ years’ experience of major software systems implementation
Strong understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
Excellent interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
Excellent time management, communication, decision making, and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience implementing scalable solutions leveraging Java technology stack, Spring Boot, Micro Services, and Cloud technologies
Experience with RESTful Web Services
Experience with Agile scrum delivery model and CA Agile Central (aka Rally)
Proficiency with MS Office (Including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
Proficiency with MS Project
Proficiency with MS Visio
Global team experience
Healthcare experience

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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.