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Business Analyst

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Post Date: 06/19/2017 Job ID: 8987 Category: Professional

Job Description

Staff members in this role should be excellent written and verbal communicators, effective and self-sufficient, flexible and comfortable with change. An understanding of health care industry (specifically health insurance), waterfall and agile development process would be beneficial. Need contractors that are first and foremost effective communicators (verbal and written), have an analytical mind and can dig in and ask the right questions of the business to determine scope requirements, document those requirements, and translate those to developers and an excellent ability to build relationships amongst their project team. So the specific systems experience is not as important as the candidates experience as a BA, their attitude and their aptitude. 

 
  • Formulating and defining project scope and objectives through research and fact-finding. 
  • Developing analysis of consumer and business needs for application development. 
  • Documenting requirements/user stories and translating into proper product specifications. 
  • Devising or modifying workflow and consumer experience to solve problems, considering backend software applications capacity, data availability and desired results. 
  • Defining implementation procedures. 

 

Qualifications:
  • Experience working as a Business Systems Analyst 
  • Understanding of technical complexities 
  • Bachelor' s degree or equivalent 
  • Experience - 8 years of experience in the field 
  • Software development lifecycle 

 

Preferred qualifications: 
  • Facets (claims management software) 
  • Health plan/insurance systems and plan benefit information 
  • Vendor system implementation 
  • Master' s degree or equivalent 
  • Experience - 8-10 years of experience including formulating and defining systems scopes and objective, systems development lifecycle, requirements gathering and design.
  • Background in health care and information systems.

 

Holly Hanson


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