Senior Technical Analyst

Cognosante, LLC - Idaho3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $77,000 - $110,000 a year
Location: Boise, ID

Travel: 50%, (If not located in specified location)

Remote Option: No

The Senior Technical Analyst will work as part of a team providing services for the PMO. She/he will actively participate in the delivery of PMO tasks/activities and associated deliverables.

The Senior Technical Analyst will work under the direct leadership of a Cognosante Project Manager.

Additional duties include:
Perform independent assessments of overall project status and health
Review project management processes and practices
Assess deliverables/artifacts such as Concept of Operations, Technical Management Strategy, Data Management Strategy, CMS Certification Checklists, Project Management Plans and Schedules, Risk Registers, System/Solution Architecture, Requirements documentation, System Design documentation, Data Conversion Plans, Testing Plans and associated results, User Documentation, Training Plans, Implementation Strategies, Implementation and Rollout Plans, and Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Plans
Interview key Stakeholders, including State and Contractor staff
Document issues and risks based on artifact reviews and stakeholder interviews
Document detailed findings, risks, and recommended risk mitigation approaches, considering industry standards and best practices
Make recommendations for improvement of processes based on observations, industry standards, and best practices
Assess whether the State and Contractors share a common understanding of the project scope, goals/outcomes/requirements, deliverables and milestones
Assess whether use involvement and buy-in is sufficient for successful adoption of the system or component
Employee is expected to undertake any additional duties as they are assigned by their Manager.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Minimum 5 years of experience
Minimum 3 years Medicaid or other healthcare experience
Understanding of Systems Development Life Cycle (Waterfall or Agile development)
Minimum 3 years of experience designing, developing, and implementing Medicaid and/or Eligibility solutions
Candidates that do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with CMS Certification
Minimum 5 years Medicaid or other healthcare experience
Detailed knowledge of Medicaid and MITA concepts
Understanding of Agile development is a plus
Ability to analyze and resolve difficult logic and processing issues
Ability to communicate difficult concepts to technical and non-technical staff
Ability to communicate succinctly and accurately in written and verbal English
Ability to work effectively and efficiently under strict timelines
Must be a team player and a consistent, dependable performer with an excellent work ethic, flexible “can-do” attitude, and a results-driven commitment to success
Cognosante Consulting, LLC has been helping states implement and manage complex health and human services (HHS) programs for 27 years. Cognosante Consulting, LLC supports implementation and management of MMIS, Integrated Eligibility, Behavioral Health, Child Welfare and Women Infants and Children (WIC) systems. Our consultants understand the business of health and human services and support state and federal agencies to plan, design, develop, implement, operate and enhance their information systems to increase efficiency, effectiveness, accessibility and responsiveness and protect and promote the health, safety and well-being of the citizens they serve.