At Optum, we create hundreds of custom applications and manage thousands of hardware components. Together, we deliver smarter, faster and simpler solutions for a modern, innovative health system. We are also the career home to those who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. If you strive to help people live healthier lives by building your career with a leader in health care, this is the career for you! Come share your expertise and your passion and do your life's best work.(sm) To learn more about Technology careers with UnitedHealth Group, please click here. We are seeking a Medicaid Business Analyst to join our team. We are in need of a strong business analyst with experience in a large Medicaid enterprise environment. This role will focus on the implementation of a large data warehouse environment initially using Medicaid data. This Business Analyst will work closely with both the Database Administration team and our development teams. Primary Responsibilities:Work closely with customers to gather business requirements and translate requirements clearly into accurate specifications for the configuration of large data warehouse systems Use Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools such as DevSuite to develop traceability of requirements and test cases Research MMIS managed care and fee for service policy to ensure system specifications are accurate to policy Review deliverables and enforce the approval process of deliverables to ensure that quality assurance processes are strictly followed Proven ability to work with customers, DBAs, ETL programmers, Business intelligence architects, and PMO staff in a collaborative manner Demonstrated knowledge of the use of Application Lifecycle Management tools (such as Rational, HP, DevSuite) Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate complex technical concepts to business users in a clear and concise manner Thorough understanding ICD-9, ICD-10, CPT-4, NDC and other medical coding standards Must reside in / or be willing to reside or travel to our offices in Richmond, VA
Required QualificationsBusiness Intelligence experience with at least one of the following tools: Tableau, Cognos, Business Objects, MS Analysis Services, Hyperion, Oracle Knowledge of Federal and State healthcare programs (i.e., Medicaid, CHIP) and related eligibility/enrollment principles, and claims data Experience contributing to and managing the planning and execution activities for the following SDLC phases: Systems analysis and requirements definition Systems design System Testing User Acceptance Testing Maintenance and operation supportStrong knowledge of SQL Strong knowledge of system and regression testing including creation and execution of test cases Experience with data analysis techniques, data modeling and data management tools (e.g., MS Excel, SQL language, relational databases)Preferred Qualifications:Understanding of ETL tools including Informatica and business intelligence tools including Tableau Understanding of relational & dimensional modeling Understanding of HIPAA privacy & security rules Knowledge of Medicaid payment policy and MMIS data Knowledge of Agile and waterfall development techniquesCareers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do 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: Business Intelligence, ETL, Tableau, Cognos, Business Objects, MS Analysis Services, Hyperion, Oracle, Richmond, VA
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.