Senior IT Systems Analyst Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN
March 14, 2018
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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 Lead and mentor other Systems AnalystsIn 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:Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience 5+ years of experience in systems analysis or IT Development 5+ years of experience in all phases of Software/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 6+ months of Cloud experience Preferred Qualifications: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 methodologyOptum 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 Keywords: Systems design, Technical specifications, data analysis, analyze, database mapping, data, user interface, translating data, System Development Life Cycle, JAD sessions, User Cases, user stories, work flows, Systems Analyst, test plans, test cases, Information Technology, IT, technology, Optum, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota
Internal Number: 757603
About UnitedHealth Group
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.