Business Analyst - Federal Health Programs

Impaq International, Llc Columbia , MD 21044

Posted 2 weeks ago


IMPAQ International, a growing and dynamic social science research firm, provides high-quality research and impact evaluation services, policy analysis, survey research, technology solutions, organizational development, technical assistance and consulting services to U.S. and international government agencies, foundations, and the private sector.

IMPAQ's mission is to bring together exceptional people to develop innovative and rigorous approaches to evaluate the real-world impact of social policies and programs. IMPAQ offers five locations: our Corporate Headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, rated one of America's Best Small Cities; Downtown Washington, D.C., Boston, Massachusetts, a Bay Area office in Oakland, California and Seattle, Washington. IMPAQ has a diverse and collegial work environment.

Job Profile

The Business Analyst Federal Health Programs will support the business and technical managers in defining the requirements and design of the CMS projects. They will provide subject matter expertise in Federal Health and Medicare policy and integral support in the requirements determination, conceptualization, design, development, testing, verification and validation, documentation, and implementation of information systems and applications.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position.


  • Discovering and defining business, user, functional, system and security requirements

  • Defining test cases and test plans

  • Creating and updating a Requirement Traceability Matrix

  • Preparing a quarterly updates for the BRD based on change requests

  • Assisting with research for stakeholder inquiries

  • Contributing to memos

  • Running periodic and ad-hoc reports for stakeholders

  • Light project management tasks, such as updating domain schedule


Education, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field (Engineering, Information Systems, Business Administration, Health Policy, Economics, or equivalent experience

  • 3 + years related experience in multiple disciplines including health policy, information systems, business, and/or technology fields

  • Knowledge of CMS Payment Models and renal disease preferred

  • Experience working with SQL databases preferred

  • Experience working with SAS data analytics preferred

  • Experience in requirements gathering and collaborating with multifunctional teams in Federal Health systems development required.

  • Experience working in Agile and The CMS XLC development platform.

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Business Analyst - Federal Health Programs

Impaq International, Llc