Business Analyst / Tech Writer


Quincy, MA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 286 days ago

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We are looking for Business Analyst / Tech Writer for our client in Quincy, MA

Job Title: Business Analyst / Tech Writer

Job Location: Quincy, MA

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:

  • The client seeks an experienced Information Technology Data Warehouse professional to review, analyze and document existing Data Warehouse tables and fields. 
  • This resource would join the clients DW analysis and reporting team. 
  • The enrollment and other data from various sources including MMIS and Managed Care.
  • This resource will be a key resource in DW mission to enable the client and its partners to access reports and other related information in a timely and understandable way.
  • This resource must have extensive knowledge of Data Warehouse terminology, health care data, and government data and processes.
  • This resource will work within a team of contractors as well as employees.
  • This person will report to Project Leads and work with COGNOS reporting team.
  • This resource will be primarily responsible for business analysis and defining data that is pulled from multiple sources in to the data warehouse.
  • The resource will need to organize and lead meetings with technical and business personnel in order to gather the appropriate information for different projects including a project to create and update a data warehouse dictionary in the appropriate DW format.
  • The dictionary will be searchable and will need to be made available online.
  • This resource will be responsible for ensuring all documentation is based on client standards and will need to work with multiple warehouse tools including ERWIN, JIRA, SQL and CVS.
  • This resource will work within a team of contractors and full time employees.
  • This resource will report directly to the projects leads and work closely with the Cognos reporting team. 


  • Work with stakeholders to analyze and gather project requirements
  • Document a data dictionary of table and field attributes
  • Provide feedback on how data is used from intake to inclusion in the DW to business reporting
  • Documentation of business rules that affect data transformation
  • Work closely with Cognos and Oracle developers as well as business sponsors
  • Communicate progress, or impediments to progress, to business users and managers
  • Organize and maintain workload and work independently with limited supervision
  • Participate in, and contribute to, team projects and meetings
  • Manage and respond to data clarification and definition inquiries
  • Manage attribute definitions, factors and other business rules
  • Attain business input to manage workload
  • Manage and publish data models, data dictionaries, and schemas
  • Implement a standard data dictionary that can easily be searched, filtered and sorted
  • Create and implement a change control/governance process for data dictionary updates


  • Bachelor?s degree from an accredited four-year college or university
  • At least  1 - 3years direct experience with health care data and data management
  • Understands the basic principles of data governance and data stewardship (data quality).
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate the data management subject matter to business owners
  • Strong base SAS and SQL skills on a Windows platform required; other programming skills, (e.g. VBA), a plus
  • Experience using ERWIN data models
  • Experience using JIRA defect and/or other project management tools
  • Experience using CVS code repository or other version control software
  • Ability to translate business requirements into functional specifications and business requirements documentation. Strong analytic skills and attention to detail required
  • Knowledge of Medicaid terminology, structures and programs
  • High level communication skills including the ability to express findings and recommendations clearly to end users and several levels of management, verbally, visually and in writing
  • Extensive experience in MS Office; other relevant software experiencedesired
  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing and short term projects
  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing and short term projects