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IT Systems Analyst – Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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747673 IT Systems Analyst Eden Prairie MN

IT Systems Analyst – Eden Prairie, MN (747673)

Position Description

Technical know - how is one thing. But then there's knowing how to guide customers to see and embrace a new point of view. If you're at that point in your career, let's put your unique skills to work in a more impactful way. Optum is bringing technology solutions to customers across the health system. As part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, not only do we have more of them every day, we also have more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere. As part of our elite team, you'll 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. It's time to take on new challenge.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate business requirements and prepare the detailed functional and technical specifications that follow project guidelines
  • Work with Developers and Quality Assurance Analysts to ensure full understanding of requirements and design
  • Act as the liaison between Business and Systems Analysts, Developers and project management groups
  • Mentor other Systems Analysts

In this role, you'll be at the center of the Software Development Life Cycle; working with end users to further develop the customer experience into a next generation product. You will be challenged daily to improve the customer experience. The work takes an ability to solve technical and strategic challenges using innovative approaches. You'll be using complex data to support business decisions and you'll need to demonstrate collaborative, creative and conceptual thinking.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1+ years of experience with Oozie
  • 1+ years of experience with Sqoop
  • 1+ years of experience with Hive
  • 1+ years of experience with Hadoop
  • Experience working with Rally
  • 2+ years of experience in systems analysis or IT Development
  • 2+ years of experience in all phases of Software/System Development Life Cycle
  • 2+ years of experience translating business requirements into a detailed system specification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare 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

Optum is a diversified health services and innovation company where data, technology, people and action combine to make great things happen every day. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing 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 Details

  • Contest Number747673
  • Job TitleIT Systems Analyst – Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

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 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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