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Business Analyst with LEAN - Telecommute

Company: Optum
Location: Worcester
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Consult with stakeholders and users on complex projects to identify current business procedures and clarify project objectives
  • Actively create a collaborative environment and influence people to move toward a common goal
  • Build strong working relationships with other team members and customers
  • Able to break down complex problems and issues, is a consensus builder, and brings people and teams together to support a work environment in which people are able to perform to the best of their abilities
  • Act as a senior leader on the project team to create, interpret and apply organizational processes and recommends improvements
  • Identify current business procedures and assist in clarify project objectives
  • Build strong working relationships with other team members and customers
  • Conduct meetings and presentations to communicate information effectively and in the appropriate form to customers, business users and technical staff
  • Partner with project stakeholders to ensure the project requirements are communicated and facilitates the process to capture and prioritization the requirements
  • Provide analysis of business challenges and apply problem solving skills to meet business needs
  • Creatively translates information using business knowledge and identify additional information needed to support business objectives
  • Interact with customers to define information for solution needs and ask the right questions to surface essential requirements information
  • Monitor and track multiple projects and the associated tasks simultaneously and cope with rapidly changing information and circumstances
  • Participate in the presentation of information to customer and internal business areas
  • Creates project documentation which may include Business Requirements Documents, AS-IS and TO-BE Process Flow and Data Flow diagrams, Solution Design Specifications, Test Plans, Test Cases and Use Cases
  • Appropriately escalates functional, quality, and other project issues
  • Maintains a clear understanding of the mission and goals for the role and department
  • Ability to effectively work in a matrixed organization, aligning and developing an outstanding relationship with the IT Project Manager
  • Travel up to 25% required
    You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
    Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree, or 3+ years of work experience in IT Business Analysis
    • 1+ year of expereince using LEAN/Six Sigma or LEAN/Six Sigma certification
    • 2+ years of experience translating initiatives into actions through a thoughtful, organized and well-planned approach and use cases
    • 2 years of experience initiating conversations with both business and technology leaders within the organization, as well as the ability to translate business issues and requirements into technical solutions
    • 2+ years of experience mapping business process, gathering requirements, writing technical requirements/business documents, and managing technical/functional requirements and traceability documents
    • 2+ years of experience working with internal development teams, as well as external third party vendors
      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Utilizing critical thinking, analysis and making valid recommendations
      • Experience identifying problems and making recommendations/decisions on the best course of action to remediate
      • Using analytical and problem solving skills to analyze problems and resolve issues quickly and methodically
      • Experience using verbal and written communication skills to engage and interact with customers and stake holders
      • Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
        To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state, and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidat es prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
        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)
        Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
        *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
        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: Business Systems Analyst, Systems Analyst, Work From Home, WFH, Work At Home, WAH, Remote, Telecommute

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