Business Systems Analyst III or IV

MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 169 days ago

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Business Systems Analyst III or IV

If you’re interested in a career within a customer-focused, team-oriented environment that rewards innovation, quality, integrity and collaboration, MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc. welcomes your application. MedImpact, is a privately-held pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) headquartered in San Diego, California. Our solutions and services positively influence healthcare outcomes and expenditures, improving the position of our clients in the market. MedImpact offers high-value solutions to payers, providers and consumers of healthcare in the U.S. and foreign markets.

Position Summary

The Business Systems Analyst is a liaison between end-users/clients and the Information Technology department. The position is responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating complex business systems and user needs. Formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies. Writes detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Interviews end-users/customers to define business requirements for complex software modifications and enhancements. Meets with external clients to discuss enhancement requests as needed
  • Translates business requirements by reviewing, analyzing and evaluating needs into functional specifications. Coordinates and responds to requests for changes from original specifications
  • Facilitates design sessions with the business and technical resources to ensure that the solutions meets the needs of the business
  • Consults with technical teams on design and database issues
  • Defines and documents requirements business rules to assist in the development of software specifications to include system requirements, flow charts, report mock-ups, and business rules
  • Drives and/or leads projects to completion for assigned projects
  • Develops project plans, prioritize project tasks, and provides regular status updates on project progress to management and stakeholders
  • Develops business processes that ensure developed application meets all project requirements
  • Ensures that projects are completed on time, accurate to defined specifications and within budget
  • Performs quality control checks on software before it is released to the QA department
  • Provides support to software development and QA staff as needed
  • Independently handles, prioritizes and manages multiple-complex Service Requests (SR’s) throughout entire software development life cycle
  • Handles software release management of designated applications
  • Utilizing technical and business knowledge of MedImpact supported products, provides technical consultation services to customers relating to the company’s business processes, system requirements, and other technical issues
  • Mentors and provides functional work direction to less experienced Business Systems Analysts

Education and/or Experience

Level III

For consideration, candidates will need a Bachelor's degree (or an equivalent combination of education and job related experience) along with five (5) to eight (8) plus years’ job related experience (required) in Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM), Pharmacy, Managed Healthcare or similar role.

Level IV

For consideration, candidates will need a Bachelor's degree from and accredited four-year college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience. Eight (8) to twelve (12) plus years’ related experience (PBM or healthcare industry experiencepreferred).

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of: Visio, Golden 32, Securt CRT Design software and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and Unified Modeling Language; Oracle database; JAVA, On-line transaction processing (OLTP), AIX/Solaris and integrated development platforms. Familiar with relational databases and client server concepts.

Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to effectively balance a high volume of work and a variety of tasks; ability to prioritize urgent issues effectively; Strong analytic, verbal and written communication skills; Detail-oriented with high degree of accuracy and organizational skills; Able to effectively work as a team player as well as independently Excellent investigative, problem resolution, judgment and decision- making skills required; Excellent presentation and consultative skills, working withinternal and external clients at various levels in the organization.