Senior Business Analyst

Aetna - Detroit, MI (30+ days ago)3.8


POSITION SUMMARY
Creates and executes specific deliverables and activities as part of a team assigned to a business-sponsored IT project. Key contributor to overall project success.

Fundamental Components:
Consistently performs analysis and translates business needs to create high-quality Business Requirements and Functional Specifications documentation within specified time frames to solve most complex problems (multiple interfaces with other systems across multiple business units) considering all impacted components from an end-to-end perspective.
Ensures end-to-end traceability of requirements is complete.
Expert in one or more business systems.
Applies specific functional and/or business expertise to perform assigned tasks and develop specific project deliverables.
Conducts impact analysis of technology changes on business processes and existing technology.
Competent to work at the highest technical capacity on most phases of the business systems analysis.
Contributes to the review of Test Planning and Test Execution strategies.
Creates the appropriate User-Interface Model(s) to support projects.
Develops business workflow diagrams.
Assists in the development of data models and interface design specifications
Documents, tracks, and resolves issues related to data quality.
Contributes to the design and mapping of data conversion strategies.
Participates in collaborative system and data design sessions with the user community, technical architecture resources, and development resources.
Completes project activities on time and within budget, and proactively identifies and communicates issues that may jeopardize milestones or project budget to the Project Manager.
Adheres to APLC or AGILE project management methodology by utilizing internal procedures and tools and identifying areas for methodology improvement.
Develops Product Overviews, FAQs, Tool Glossaries, system training material, and system user documentation to support implementation activities.
Creates appropriate communication materials are documented and distributed appropriately.
Guides and advises less-experienced Business Analysts. Senior BA assigned as Lead on a project ensures other BA's assigned to the project are completing their deliverables of high quality and on-time.
Conducts interviews, fact-finding, and independent research to design creative, progressive IT solutions for business problems

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
5+ years Business Analyst experience.
Must possess sound knowledge of structured IT application development lifecycles, methodologies inclusive of Use Case tools.
Ability to recognize complex problems vs. objectives and apply creativity to analyze situations, develop solutions and procedures.

EDUCATION
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Information Technology/Database Management is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES
Functional - Information Technology/Security/4-6 Years
Functional - Information Technology/Business architecture/4-6 Years
Functional - Information Technology/Data / info management & architecture/4-6 Years
Functional - Information Management/Data acquisition, data management, programming and documentation/4-6 Years
Functional - Information Management/Solutions consulting and decision support/7-10 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES
Technical - Subject Disciplines/Gateways/4-6 Years/Administrator
Technical - Reporting Tools/Oracle Reports/4-6 Years/Administrator
Technical_Experience/Technical_Focus/7-10 Years/Administrator
Technical - Subject Disciplines/Business Process Management/7-10 Years/Power User

REQUIRED SKILLS
General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED
Technology/Leveraging Technology/MASTERY
Technology/Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions/MASTERY

DESIRED SKILLS
Service/Managing Organizational Dynamics/FOUNDATION
Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED
General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Ability to develop and implement intuitive IT/end user interfaces; positively impact timeliness of file transmission receipt process; ability to develop reporting solutions utilizing SQL and other programming languages.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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