Senior Business Systems Analyst in San Antonio, TX

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

UnitedHealth Group   •  

San Antonio, TX 78201

Industry: Healthcare

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 52 days ago

Position Description

The Business Systems Analyst is responsible for creating and refining business and systems requirements to address business opportunities and formulating documentation to support the development and implementation of the technical solution. This position plays a major role in the development and implementation of core business systems and mentors and guides other Analysts. In addition, the Business Analyst serves as the liaison between business users and technology programmers to understand user needs and develop required reporting and data analysis and may serve in a project manager capacity for smaller work efforts.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes business needs, documents requirements and translates needs into functional, non-functional and/or technical specifications
  • Delivers requirements, performs analysis, and evaluates downstream business, systems, process, and/or organizational impacts
  • Plans and assists with oversight of testing processes and activities including defect identification and resolution
  • Analyzes charts and/or diagrams of the problem to be programmed and defines system requirements in terms of system capabilities
  • Develops or assists in the development of work plans, time schedules, and project task items and schedules and assists with estimating resource needs for analysts, programmers, user personnel, consultants, equipment, and prepares routine project status reports
  • Assists in the development of project cost and benefit estimates to establish project worth including the development of alternative considerations. This will result in recommendations for the installation of new systems or equipment, or to change existing systems and equipment
  • Advises the appropriate people on the implications of existing IT systems that can be applied to a problem. Identifies risks and issues, and seeks approval on complex matters
  • Checks, instructs, assigns work, and otherwise functionally directs technical staff in order to achieve desired end-results on complex problems
  • Provides subject matter expert and operational support to internal business partners
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field (4+ additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor's degree)
  • 5+ years' experience in application implementation and support
  • 3+ years' experience in developing requirements and performing system analysis
  • Strong analytical and technical skills to solve complex issues
  • Ability to effectively work with both internal and external clients

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience providing support to associates of varied skill sets
  • 2+ years of experience with clinical applications
  • Previous Experience utilizing data query or reporting tools (SQL, MS Access, and MS Excel and/or equivalent data capture tools)
  • Self-starter with a proven ability to take ownership of job responsibilities and ensure successful completion of all projects and requests
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task in high volume workload situations

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office equipment and/or machinery
  • Ability to properly drive and operate a company vehicle
  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving


Valid Through: 2019-10-23