The Business Analyst is responsible for ensuring that business requirements are documented and every functional/business consideration is identified before implementing each project. This position must clearly understand and review/confirm with the client and internal departments before functional requirements are finalized - alternative approaches are suggested where viable. The Business Analyst is also responsible for functional requirements that are completely documented and understood, along with innovative solutions with best practices identified and explored for most prevalent use cases.
Creates functional specifications. Collects, understands, and transmits business requirements for projects and translates into functional specifications, database designs, and detailed test plans.
Works with client business to understand requirements. Partners with clients to gather all requirements to formulate business process specifications and translates those into application functionality, understanding the value proposition(s) of the project and deciding when to advocate and when to compromise to arrive at mutually acceptable solutions.
Works with technical staff to translate requirements. Assists the technical team in translating application functionality into application architecture and the production of system functionality documents.
Communicates business directives, goals, and needs to the technical team and serves as a client interface for managing user expectations and client satisfaction.
Manages development life cycle.
Helps design and execute test plans, tracks defects and gets resolved to ensure that business requirements and functional specifications are tested and fulfilled.
Participates in and/or executes the multiple stages of testing (i.e., system, integration, installation, performance, regression).
Manages projects and processes as required.
This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required.
Bachelor's degree in a related field. Relevant combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Continuous learning, as defined by the Company's learning philosophy, is required. Certification or progress toward certification is highly preferred and encouraged.
Three years experience as a business analyst in healthcare or health insurance, Medicare, and commercial business lines.
SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED:
Thorough understanding and the ability to demonstrate the Advantasure core administrative services of Enrollment, Billing and Claims.
Ability to develop workflow and business rules diagrams in Visio.
Ability to interact with clients in difficult situations.
Ability to convey pertinent information to technical team.
Strong presentation skills and analytical/problem solving skills.
Ability to work in both a structured and unstructured environments.
Demonstrated excellence in a rapid product developing environment.
Expertise in gathering requirements, designing products (database and UI), and achieving high quality results within specified timeframes.
Work is performed in an office setting with no unusual hazards.
The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum education, experience, skills, knowledge and ability levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is valued and we will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Candidates for the position stated above are hired on an "at will" basis. Nothing herein is intended to create a contract.