IT Systems Analyst - Schaumburg, IL or Santa Ana, CA
February 21, 2018
Santa Ana, California
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)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 Act 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 QA team to ensure testing efforts align with system deliveries and business processes Lead and mentor other Systems AnalystsAs part of the OptumRx Technology team this role will play a significant part in leading the Pharmacy Dispensing software development lifecycle for one of our major clients. This requires the ability work across a matrix organization, execute delivery through internal partners and 3rd party software vendors and deliver on SLA's for our clients.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience 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 translating business requirements into a detailed system specification 5+ years of experience mapping data from web services or database to user interface Proficiency with MS Project, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint 5+ years of Relational Database experiencePreferred Qualifications: UnitedHealth Group work experience Health care experience Experience working with test plans and test cases Experience facilitating Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions Experience working in an Agile environment or familiarity with Agile methodology Prior Systems Analysis work with Transportation Management systems (NEOPOST Proship a plus). Understanding of manifesting systems and integration with FEDEX and USPS systems. Prior Experience with Pharmacy Control Systems Prior Experience with Supply Chain Management (Warehouse and Order Management) Systems UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.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.
Internal Number: 739803
About UnitedHealth Group
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.