Data / Systems Sr Business Analyst

HMS Irving , TX 75061

Posted 3 months ago

HMS makes the healthcare system work better for everyone. We fight fraud, waste, and abuse so people have access to healthcarenow and in the future. Using innovative technology and powerful data analytics, we help government and commercial payers reduce costs, increase quality, and achieve regulatory compliance. We also help consumers take a more active role in their own health. Each year, we save our clients billions of dollars while helping people live healthier lives. At HMS, you will develop new skills and build your career in a dynamic industry while making a difference in the lives of others.

We are seeking a talented individual for a Data/Systems Sr. Business Analyst who functions as the liaison between the Developer and internal/external clients. Reviews, analyzes, evaluates and documents the technical components of data/systems and business requirements for new product development, applications and analytics.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates data/system business requirements for existing and new development.

  • Writes detailed technical and business specifications, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify data files or systems

  • Creates project plans, conducts project meetings and coordinates other project activities such as testing.

  • Provides data mappings, user interface specifications, processing logic as per business requirements to the Developer.

  • Communicates with users, developers, and management as needed.

  • Tests development efforts and assists the client in user acceptance testing.

  • Provides regular status reports to clients, developers, and management as needed.

  • Provides mentorship and guidance to junior Analysts on the team as needed.

Non-Essential Responsibilities:

  • Leads the data analysis and profile efforts for new client implementations and system enhancements.

  • Leads technical meetings with IT and business project team.

  • Performs other functions as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to drive project timelines to completion with a cross-functional team

  • Ability to understand relational database concepts and client-server concepts.

  • Ability to be careful and thorough about detail.

  • Ability to analyze information and use logic to address work-related issues and problems.

  • Ability to work proficiently in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project. Required experience in Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, SQL, and Visio.

  • Familiarity with TSO, File-Aid, and reviewing Flat files.

  • Ability to work on complex projects with general direction and minimal guidance.

  • Ability to work independently as a member of various teams and committees.

  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.

Work Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Primarily sedentary work in a general office environment

  • Ability to communicate and exchange information

  • Ability to comprehend and interpret documents and data

  • Requires occasional standing, walking, lifting, and moving objects (up to 10 lbs.)

  • Requires manual dexterity to use computer, telephone and peripherals

  • May be required to work extended hours for special business needs

  • May be required to travel at least 10% of time based on business needs

Certifications: (Required/Desired)

  • Knowledge and/or certifications in software development methodologies such as Scrum is desired, but not required

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience required

Minimum Related Work Experience:

  • 5 years related work experience

  • Strong SQL knowledge

  • Strong relational database systems knowledge

  • Exposure and/or familiarity with various IT platforms and languages such as Informatica Power center, Java, DB2

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

EOE including disability/veteran

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