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Senior Systems Analyst - WellMed - San Antonio, TX

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
San Antonio, TX
Date:
02/16/2018
2018-02-162018-03-17
Job Code:
748559
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748559 Senior Systems Analyst WellMed San Antonio TX

Senior Systems Analyst - WellMed - San Antonio, TX (748559)

Position Description

The Lead Business Systems Analyst delivers solutions to complex business problems with consideration to business need and the capacity and limitation of associated business systems, evaluating system changes for downstream impact. This position consults on the development, specification and integration of WellMed’s enterprise systems and will analyze business needs, document requirements, translate needs into functional and / or technical specifications, write and execute test cases and plans, and oversee testing processes.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Defines project scope and objectives based on business unit needs combined with a thorough understanding of enterprise business systems and industry requirements
  • Performs a major role in the development and implementation of major systems. This role may interface with multiple business units such as accounting / finance, claims, operations, physician clinics, customer service, executive management, and sales and marketing
  • Serves as an expert resource regarding the alignment of enterprise system strategies with the business goals and strategic drivers
  • Applies knowledge of managed care operating environment and underlying systems data to all major production systems used for delivery of services to internal and external clients
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with both internal/externals customers at the senior management and executive level in order to influence project teams and gain consensus on the selection of the most viable solutions. The position acts as a key team member to both IT and the assigned business unit
  • Uses strong critical thinking skills along with managed care, or physician office business knowledge to have insight and understanding of business concepts, tools and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the contact of the company’s business
  • Performs quality assurance application testing to include: validation of design to business requirements, writing test plans, conducting functional and performance testing to include application and system integration testing
  • Tracks progress and notifies management of issues that require escalation, and assumes responsibility for resolving or coordinating the resolution of system and process issues
  • Develops and maintains project plans, and manages specific tasks to ensure project success
  • Collaborates on and oversees various projects as assigned that are cross-functional in nature
  • Provides project task level supervision to Developers, Business System Analysts, and / or Sr. Business System Analysts on a project specific basis
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

     

 

 

 

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical field required.  (Four additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree)
  • Ten or more years experience in developing requirements and performing system analysis
  • Eight or more years experience of major systems implementation experience
  • Experience with various system development lifecycles such as waterfall, RUP, and Agile methods
  • Three or more years of project management experience leading technical projects or teams
  • Ability to communicate ideas and problem solutions
  • Ability to effectively work with both internal and external clients
  • Extensive knowledge of Health Care Industry and related business functions
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in a related discipline preferred
  • Project Management Certification and/or Six Sigma Black Belt Experience
  • Five or more years experience in one or more of the following areas:  systems design, database programming experience, HL7 integration, X12 integration, EDI, practice management system implementation and support, EMR system implementation and support, Claim adjudication system implementation and support, Care Management system implementation and support

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

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 90,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team 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.

Job Details

  • Contest Number748559
  • Job TitleSenior Systems Analyst - WellMed - San Antonio, TX
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • San Antonio, TX
    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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