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Senior Cirrus Benefit Configuration Analyst - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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740198 Senior Cirrus Benefit Configuration Analyst Telecommute

Senior Cirrus Benefit Configuration Analyst - Telecommute (740198)

Position Description

You might have heard people say they believe in the power of data. The way we look at it, data can reshape the future. It's that simple. In our case, we're changing the future of health care for millions. Here, as a Senior Data Analyst, you'll work with people at the top of their game handling complex problems. You'll analyze, review and forecast data for operational and business planning. If you're up for the challenge, join us today. This is where you can do your life's best work.(sm)


We have an opportunity for a Senior Configuration Analyst with experience in building and configuring benefits within a new business configurable system (similar to Facets, HealthRules or QNXT). In this role you will design, build, and validate across functional areas. You will support complex system configuration changes and new configuration requirements, including configuration analysis, design, build and testing. Duties include troubleshooting and fixing system configuration errors, performing investigations and root cause analysis of trouble tickets, and ensuring day to day issues are identified and appropriately addressed.


This role is office based in Minnetonka, MN. The role is available to telecommuters who are willing and able to travel to Minnesota, generally 25% time, for meetings and training.

Primary Responsibilities:
Configuration Design

  • Analyze products, contracts and pricing, design/configure benefit plans and clinical rules, conduct configuration validation, and perform configuration peer review
  • Communicate design to all stakeholders at varying levels of the organization
  • Present and evaluate design solutions objectively and facilitate conflict resolution
  • Define, use and communicate design patterns and best practices in service-oriented analysis, design and development

Configuration Build & Maintenance

  • Configure new business, including products / benefits, enrollment, claims and/or capitation, within a health plan configuration system (e.g. Facets)
  • Update source-to-target data mapping and/or data transformation rules

Configuration Quality Assurance

  • Participate in quality assurance and testing within health plan configuration system (e.g. Facets) to ensure configuration is ready for implementation
  • Collaborate with quality assurance team to ensure testing efforts align with system deliveries and business processes
  • Recommend strategies to improve service development life cycle and governance processes
  • Understand and use enterprise service and data models

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years Benefit, Claim and/or Enrollment configuration experience
  • 3+ years healthcare and/or health insurance experience
  • 3+ years of experience identifying patterns within quantitative data, drawing conclusions and recommending solutions and approaches; skilled with end-to-end issue resolution
  • Intermediate or greater level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Non local applicants must be willing and able to travel to MN  25% of the time for meetings and training

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Product, Benefit, Claim and/or Enrollment research and analysis knowledge
  • Large-scale platform implementation or migration experience
  • Knowledge of data structures within a health plan configuration system (e.g. Facets)
  • Ability to clearly articulate (both verbal and written) project status and issues management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and organizational abilities are essential
  • Ability to work effectively with minor supervision
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments while maintaining quality standards and meeting assigned deadlines


Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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.


Keywords: Configuration, Cirrus, Business Migration

Job Details

  • Contest Number740198
  • Job TitleSenior Cirrus Benefit Configuration Analyst - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyBusiness Operations
  • Business SegmentUHC Benefit Ops - EandI Ops

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • 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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