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IT System Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN or Boston, MA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Eden Prairie, MN
Date:
11/24/2017
2017-11-242017-12-23
Job Code:
739217
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739217 IT System Analyst Eden Prairie MN or Boston MA

IT System Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN or Boston, MA (739217)

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:  

  • Create user stories in Rally
  • Participate in all Agile ceremonies (standup, sprint planning, retrospective, release planning)
  • Document new APIs / Services and modify existing ones after evaluating the following: user stories, business requirements, high level design documents and database models
  • Prepare the detailed functional and technical specifications for the API including documenting the internal and external schemas via Microsoft Word and Wiki
  • Create/modify XSD and JSON files for the corresponding API
  • Document mapping requirements and implement those rules in Altova MapForce
  • Present and evaluate design solutions objectively and facilitate conflict resolution
  • Work closely with Developers, Quality Assurance Analysts, Architects, Business Partners and other Technology teams at UHG 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
  • 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:

  • 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
  • Proficiency with MS Project, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint
  • 5+ years of Relational Database experience
  • Experience with two or more of the following:

    • Working with APIs and web services
    • Experience mapping data from web services or database to user interface
    • Experience creating XML, XSD and / or JSON files
    • Experience with EDI files
    • Data modeling experience
    • Experience working as a developer
    • Experience working with REST methodology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience facilitating Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions
  • Experience working in an Agile environment or familiarity with Agile methodology
  • Ability to work in highly technical environment
  • Experience working with test plans and test cases
  • Healthcare experience

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place 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.

 

 

Job Keywords: System Analyst, data gathering, analysis, business requirements, JAD, service oriented architecture, system solutions,  creating technical specifications, writing technical specifications, data modeling, relational database design, relational database schema, Eden Prairie, MN

Job Details

  • Contest Number739217
  • Job TitleIT System Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN or Boston, MA
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsBoston, MA

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • 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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