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IT System Analyst Consultant - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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736051 IT System Analyst Consultant Telecommute

IT System Analyst Consultant - Telecommute (736051)

Position Description

Grow your career with an exciting opportunity with Optum, where you will be a part of creating software solutions that help to change lives - millions of lives. As an IT Systems Analyst at Optum, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a focused team dedicated to helping to make the health care system work better for everyone. Here, you'll partner with some of the smartest people you've ever worked with to design solutions to meet a wide range of health consumer needs. And we need world-class Systems Analysts, like you, to help us build our next generation customer experience.

As part of our elite team, you will play a pivotal role in the system development cycle and consult with end users to evaluate business requirements into design specifications. You will work with all levels of the business, ensuring IT deliverables align with business requirements, with measurable results. There's never been a more exciting time to work in health care where performance and innovation can fuel your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate business requirements and prepare the detailed functional and technical specifications that follow project guidelines

  • Work closely with Developers and Quality Assurance Analysts to ensure requirements and design are completely understood

  • Communicate design to all stakeholders and varying levels of the organization

  • Act as the liaison between Business and Systems Analysts, Developers and project management groups

  • Present and evaluate design solutions objectively and facilitate conflict resolution

  • Work closely with business teams to strategize solutions that support long term business objectives

  • Ensure IT deliverables align with business requirements with measurable results

  • Collaborate with QA team to ensure testing efforts align with system deliveries and business processes

  • Lead and mentor other Systems Analysts

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of experience in Systems Analysis or IT Development

  • 5+ years of experience in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) /System Development Life Cycle

  • 5+ years of experience translating business requirements into a detailed system specification

  • 5+ years of experience mapping data from web services or database to user interface

  • Proficiency with MS Project, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint

  • 5+ years of Relational Database experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • UnitedHealth Group work experience

  • Health care experience

  • Experience working with test plans and test cases

  • Experience facilitating Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions

  • Experience working in an Agile environment or familiarity with Agile methodology



Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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.

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Job Details

  • Contest Number736051
  • Job TitleIT System Analyst Consultant - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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