Business Analyst I - HPMS

IMPAQ International - Arlington, VA3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $77,000 - $110,000 a year
IMPAQ International, a growing and dynamic social science research firm, provides high-quality research and impact evaluation services, policy analysis, survey research, technology solutions, organizational development, technical assistance and consulting services to U.S. and international government agencies, foundations, and the private sector.

IMPAQ’s mission is to bring together exceptional people to develop innovative and rigorous approaches to evaluate the real-world impact of social policies and programs. IMPAQ offers five locations: our Corporate Headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, rated one of America’s Best Small Cities; Downtown Washington, D.C., Boston, Massachusetts, a Bay Area office in Oakland, California and Seattle, Washington. IMPAQ has a diverse and collegial work environment.

Job Profile

The Business Analyst – HPMS will support the business and technical managers in defining the requirements and design of the CMS Health Plan Management System (HPMS). They will provide subject matter expertise in Federal Health and Medicare policy related to Parts C and D and integral support in the requirements determination, conceptualization, design, development, testing, verification and validation, documentation, and implementation of information systems and applications.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position.

Assist in Defining systems objectives and preparing system requirements and design specifications to meet user requirements and satisfy interface problems
Collect information to assist in the development of new technical solutions and web applications
Assist in requirement gathering activities including business process modeling and usability
Leverage CMS health care program knowledge to translate requirements into technical specifications in order to build systems
Build data collection and analytic tools in health domain
Support ways to test, maintain, and improve CMS systems
Education, Knowledge, and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Engineering, Information Systems, Business Administration, Health Policy, Economics, or equivalent experience
2 years related experience in multiple disciplines including health policy, information systems, business, and/or technology fields
Knowledge of CMS Part C and/or Part D preferred
Knowledge of the CMS HPMS preferred
Experience in requirements gathering and collaborating with multifunctional teams in Federal Health systems development preferred