Alphanumeric Systems Lynchburg , VA 24501
Job Description: Summary
Alphanumeric Systems is hiring a Business Analyst with a strong data analytics background to be part of our Insurance industry client's Long Term Care Integration Design Team. The candidate should be someone who is excited and motivated to try new and unfamiliar ways to achieve business goals, collaborate and communicate across multiple Business/IT channels, and have the capability to be flexible with daily changing priorities in a fast-paced environment. The primary assignment for this candidate will be acting as a key member of an agile team looking at new or improved ways to integrate our systems and data stores with others both externally and internally. The focus, for now, is our Long Term Care business, and the claims process specifically; however, future opportunities may be available as we progress.
You are responsible for...
identifying and documenting key business events and triggers, inputs and outputs related to the different long term care claims processes.
Reviewing our existing integrations to our claims system and finding key strengths and concerns that should be considered in any new design.
Completing tasks and user stories related to the agile design team.
being a problem solver with strong communication skills and an affinity for exploring data, identifying and making sense of patterns, and organizing findings into recommendations, dashboards, and reports.
Suggesting and potentially leading requirements / design improvements to both the integration and data environments related to long term care claims. (e.g., getting data into Spotfire; rationalizing multiple data sources that provide similar information), including the use of tools to automate detection and prevention of data issues.
Defining additional data elements and/or functionality necessary to manage business performance and work with IT to implement production of those elements.
Becoming a business liaison between business areas, actuarial, and IT development and support teams.
Developing business requirements for changes to web applications working with appropriate individuals from cross functional areas.
Evaluating business system and process interactions to ensure requirements and testing documents correctly identify up-stream, down-stream or otherwise impacted systems, processes and teams.
Evaluating the accuracy and efficiency of system processes assuming the changes the design team proposes.
Identifying data structures, data elements and associated transformations needed for actuarial processes.
Bachelor's degree in Business and/or Information Systems or equivalent work experience.
Intermediate level experience using business intelligence and SQL data query tools. Experience using SQL Developer, PG Admin, and/or SQL server. Experience and comfort writing moderately complex queries to support data analysis.
Experience writing requirements and user stories.
Experience with agile, especially, Scrum and/or Kanban.
Ability to be self-directed and take initiative to learn and propose ideas.
Results driven with demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize and execute strategies.
Experience consolidating research and data into coherent and persuasive communications and presentation materials.
Strong knowledge of varied Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies.
Understanding of automated testing, requirements analysis and process modeling tools.
Solid Microsoft Office365 skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint, Teams.
Experience with web service and file transfer requirements authoring, and testing.
Experience with Scrum and Kanban.