Business Analyst (MMIS / Medicaid)

Confidential Company  •  Columbia, SC

5 - 7 years experience  •  Technology

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/13/18 by Cynet Sytems
Confidential Company
Columbia, SC
5 - 7 years experience
Technology
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/13/18 Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Business Analyst ( MMIS / Medicaid ) for our client in Columbia, SC

Job Title: Business Analyst ( MMIS / Medicaid )

Job Location: Columbia, SC

Job Type: Contract - 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

"US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time." 

Job Description:

Scope Of the project:

  • Our client is seeking a Business Analyst - Advanced to assist with implement small to large projects. 

Objectives to Be Fulfilled by Candidate:

  • The principal duties of this position are to evaluate agency needs, as-is and to-be business processes, and technical designs to provide analysis and advice on strategies for information technology solutions and non-technical solutions. 
  • The BA will provide detailed analysis and document business processes and requirements. 

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Serves as a liaison between the business programs community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs. 
  • Possesses expertise in the business unit(s) they support, as well as, an understanding of the IT organization's systems and capabilities. 
  • Analyzes business partner's operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to automate processes and functions. 
  • Assists in the business process redesign and documentation as needed for new technology. 
  • Conducts efficient requirement gathering session with multiple stakeholders to capture business requirement.
  • Translates high level business requirements into functional specifications for the IT organization and manages changes to such specifications. 
  • Educates the IT organization on the direction of the business. 
  • Negotiates agreements and commitments by facilitating communication between business unit(s) and IT from initial requirements to final implementation. 
  • Possesses an understanding of technological trends and uses this knowledge to bring solutions to business units supported to enhance the enterprise's competitive edge.
  • Requirements development execution, including the elicitation, analysis, specification and validation.
  • Documenting and analyzing agency business processes and recommending improvements.
  • Documenting and analyzing data requirements and relationships.
  • Participating in the requirements management processes, including change control, version control, tracking and status reporting, and traceability.
  • Providing requirements interpretation and guidance to technical and test teams.
  • Proactively identifying risks, issues, and action items leading to possible solutions.
  • Interacting with internal and external organizations (i.e. vendors, State and Federal government agencies, State providers and beneficiaries, and other stakeholders).
  • May make recommendations for buy versus build decision.
  • Research business rules, requirements, and models.
  • Maintain business rules, requirements, and models in a repository.
  • Other project-related duties.

Required Skills: 

  • 5 years' experience in government IT projects as a business analyst or related duties
  • 5 years' experience eliciting, mining, and documenting business rules, processes
  • 2 years Medicaid Eligibility or other healthcare insurance experience 
  • Superb written and oral communications skills, including the ability to write requirements and Use Cases. Very Strong proficiency in English is required.
  • Experience and ability to obtain business processes and requirements information by interviewing business personnel and by mining laws, regulations, and policy documents.
  • Knowledge of formal business process documentation.
  • Understanding of business modeling techniques, including the use of graphical process flow software
  • Ability to effectively communicate to executive management, line management, project management, and team members. 

Preferred Skills:

  • MMIS experience (project or operations)
  • Microsoft Office Project/Project Server
  • 2 years of business analysis experience IBM C?ram software
  • Experience with interface implementation.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical, business, or healthcare field. 

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