UnitedHealth Group SR Business Analyst Provider Data Management – Richardson,TX preferred - Telecommute considered in Richardson, Texas

Here’s the thing about challenges. They provide limitless opportunities for greatness. And what we have in mind for you is definitely big. At UnitedHealth Group, we’re changing the future of health care and we have the expertise, advanced technology and global resources to make it happen. As a Senior Business Analyst on the PhyCon Product Management team, you are responsible for gathering clear business requirements in support of the PhyCon solution. The vision for the PhyCon Product team requires the understanding of people, process and technology. Your work is all about how users interact with an application within a greater provider contracting and data management business process, which is critical to the success across all of UnitedHealthcare’s lines of business.

The focus of the Business Analyst is supporting the Product Owner and Product Manager in the development of business requirements that support the effective implementation and deployment of PhyCon enhancements and new capabilities. Demonstrating the benefits of agile methodologies, business collaboration and engagement and a consistent, repeatable process with deep business knowledge is critical to the success of the Product team.

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Our preferred location is Richardson, Texas, however, US Telecommute will be considered and you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supports the implementation of standard processes while working with or as part of multiple project teams

  • Participates in and/or facilitate requirements gathering and scrum meetings by guiding business subject matter experts through collaborative working sessions in person or via WebEx

  • Participates in solution analysis and design meetings for system enhancements and/or implementations

  • Participates in discussions to document Current State/Future State workflows as needed

  • Collaborates with Product Owner, gathers, communicates and documents business requirements

  • Develops and documents business workflows of medium to high complexity

  • Independently writes Agile Scrum User Stories, including clear acceptance criteria

  • Develops and documents criteria for User Acceptance Testing as part of requirements process

  • Follows processes to manage the requirements gathering process through sign-off

  • Provides clear description of problems/issues for medium to high complexity problems

  • Presents options for problem resolution

  • Within six months, demonstrates subject matter expertise in at least one functional/application area

  • Contributes in developing organizational functional knowledge across the team

  • Assists in the estimation of small to medium size work effort

  • Prepares screen/user interface mockups

  • Researches questions that arise, including potential recommendations for team consideration

  • Serves as a product team resource to the larger PhyCon team, including providing support for the User Acceptance Test effort

Required Qualifications

  • Associate degree in Computer Science, Business, Finance, Health Administration, related field or equivalent work experience (minimum 2 years)

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in analyzing, researching, gathering and documenting Business requirements documentation

  • Intermediate level Microsoft Office (including Visio, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

  • Experience in supporting solution analysis and design meetings

  • Experience in creating acceptance criteria for User Acceptance Testing

  • Experience in acting as liaison between business and IT

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Business, Finance, Health Administration, related field or equivalent work experience (minimum 4 years)

  • Experience with Agile

  • Healthcare industry experience

  • Understanding of provider contracting and/or provider data management operations

  • Experience with IT system development lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Access

  • Experience with Pega

  • Experience in working with global resources

  • Experience in working in a virtual work environment (Teleconferencing, WebEx, etc.) \

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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*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.

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