Senior IT Systems Analyst - Schaumburg, IL

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  • Schaumburg, IL, USA
  • Sep 04, 2017

Job Description

Grow your career with an exciting opportunity with Optum, where you will be a part of creating software solutions that help to change lives - millions of lives. As an IT Systems Analyst at Optum, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a focused team dedicated to helping to make the health care system work better for everyone. Here, you'll partner with some of the smartest people you've ever worked with to design solutions to meet a wide range of health consumer needs. And we need world-class Systems Analysts, like you, to help us build our next generation customer experience.

As part of our elite team, you will play a pivotal role in the system development cycle and consult with end users to evaluate business requirements into design specifications. You will work with all levels of the business, ensuring IT deliverables align with business requirements, with measurable results. There's never been a more exciting time to work in health care where performance and innovation can fuel your life's best work.(sm)

UnitedHealth Group, OptumRx specializes in the delivery, clinical management and affordability of prescription medications and consumer health products. Our mission is to provide RxCLAIM expertise, deliver solutions that satisfy the needs of our clients, and drive solutions that reduce prescription drug costs.

Primary Responsibilities:

Evaluate business requirements and prepare the detailed functional and technical specifications that follow project guidelines
Work closely with Developers and Quality Assurance Analysts to ensure requirements and design are completely understood
Communicate design to all stakeholders and varying levels of the organization
Serve as the liaison between business and systems analysts, developers and project management groups
Present and evaluate design solutions objectively and facilitate conflict resolution
Work closely with business teams to strategize solutions that support long term business objectives
Ensure IT deliverables align with business requirements with measurable results
Collaborate with quality assurance (QA) team to ensure testing efforts align with system deliveries and business processes
Lead and mentor other Systems Analysts
Evaluates business requirements and prepares detailed functional and technical specifications
Analyzes and revises existing functional documentation
Generates innovative ideas to resolve problems
Lead requirements gathering, analysis and design activities
Communicate design to all stakeholders and varying levels of the organization
Utilize strong functional application experience and have the articulate well in business terms
Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions
Self-motivate and self-manage work assignments

Required Qualifications:

5+ years of experience in Systems Analysis or IT Development
5+ years of experience in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) /System Development Life Cycle
5+ years of experience in leading requirements gathering, analysis and design activities
5+ years of Relational Database experience
Experience in communicating design to all stakeholders and varying levels of the organization
Proficiency with MS Project, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint
Strong functional application experience and have the ability to articulate well in business terms
Ability to anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions
Ability/experience to conduct, review, and critique peer functional/design documents
Ability to self-motivate and self-manage work assignments
Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree
Experience on IBM AS400 iSeries
Experience in RPG, Synon, Cobol and/or SQL Development
Familiarity with RxCLAIM
Experience on a Pharmacy benefit management application
Experience in the Healthcare industry
Experience working in a Waterfall and/or Agile environment (familiarity with Agile methodology preferred)
Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

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.

Job Keywords:, RxClaim, OptumInsight, Healthcare, IT Systems Analyst, AS400 iSeries, Cobol, SQL, RPG Development Synon, Agile, Healthcare IT, Waterfall, Schaumburg, IL
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

Company

Optum Technology