Undergraduate Intern Summer 2019 Project Management/Business Analysis (HM Health Solutions) - Pittsburgh

Highmark Inc. Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 2 weeks ago

Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Summer Internship May August 2019 in the Project Management/ Business Analysis division of HM Health Solutions. Position based in Pittsburgh or Camp Hill, PA (based on candidate preference). Please apply to location of choice ONLY.

The start date for this position would be May 2019. Interviews of qualified applicants will begin in Mid-October through End of December. Offers will be extended within this given time frame.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has the goal of providing the opportunity to acquire practical experience through direct exposure to the related business line(s) and to develop the next generation of diverse business professionals. To that end, the program will provide hands-on training and experience in the business line, expose the various career opportunities in the business line and related areas, and prepare participants for positions in the business.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Assists in working with customers, application developers, architects, project management and team members to understand less complex business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality business solutions. Involved in less complex aspects and/or full systems development lifecycle and is responsible for creation and maintenance of project lifecycle documents/deliverables (vision document, supplemental specifications, testing plan, testing schedule, testing scenarios, testing outcomes, approvals, and training materials).

  • Provide assistance for less complex application development project deliverables. Obtain appropriate level of signoff as appropriate throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Assist in managing less complex job and project requirements so that projects are completed on time, in scope, within budget, with minimal defects. May help to maintain documentation such as design documents, architecture and flow diagrams.

  • Provide required business and/or subject matter expertise for both less complex project and production related activities. May also participate as a subject matter expert in for less complex new strategic programs or initiatives impacting current and existing systems.

  • Assure compliance to required standards and all necessary approvals have been obtained throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Assists in Interfacing with the business areas, customers, partners, vendors, technical staff and project teams to drive value, return on investments and innovative solutions. This includes providing alternative solutions, including vendor solution acquisitions, with maximum benefits while reducing cost (e.g. cost benefit analysis, pros/cons of solutions).

  • Accountable for all aspects of less complex requirements testing (e.g. testing plan, scenarios, documentation, defect management) to ensure minimal production UAT defects are realized and completing analysis of the results tying back to customer impacts. Will assist in interfacing closely with the business and technical staff on the team during all phases of the project, including unit and system testing, integration and UAT testing culminating with implementation checkout and post implementation support.

  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Full or part-time enrollment in an accredited college or university baccalaureate program.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, Information Security or related field

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1.Communicate effectively while interacting directly with colleagues, clientele, and/or other internal or external constituencies in the planning of assignments and the resolution of day-to-day operational problems.
2.Under supervision, provide entry-level professional services as appropriate to the day-to-day operating objectives of the area. Receives guidance, training, and mentoring from senior personnel in planning and carrying out activities and assignments.
3.Undertake and/or participates in projects and programs designed to develop professional skills and expertise appropriate to the needs of the organization.
4.Participate in the planning and implementation of unit projects and initiatives within area of expertise and ability.
5.As specifically requested by management, conduct research and reporting inclusive of recommendations or alternative proposals for action.
6.Undertake related studies or enrichment programs as appropriate to the specific objectives of the operating unit.
7.Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Summary

This job has the goal of providing the opportunity to acquire practical experience through direct exposure to the related business line(s) and to develop the next generation of diverse business professionals. To that end, the program will provide hands-on training and experience in the business line, expose the various career opportunities in the business line and related areas, and prepare participants for positions in the business. Typical responsibilities include, providing services to the day-to-day operating objectives of the assigned area, participating in projects and programs appropriate to the needs of the assigned area, participating in the planning and implementation of projects and initiatives, conducting research and reporting including recommendations or proposals for action.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

EEO is The Law

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We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact number below.

For accommodation requests, please call HR Services at 844-242-HR4U or visit HR Services Online at HRServices@highmarkhealth.org


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Undergraduate Intern Summer 2019 Project Management/Business Analysis (HM Health Solutions) - Pittsburgh

Highmark Inc.