Business Analyst Consultant Eden Prairie MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group ( Learn More )

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Job Description

You’re empowered to do your best! Use your sharp business analysis skills to support small, medium, and large programs and initiatives for the Business Service Solutions organization. Positions in this function work in the business analysis phase of the system development life cycle and consult with users to define business requirements, processes, and rules as well as the information systems for supporting those processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Fully competent in business analysis with general direction.

  • Receptive to coaching.

  • Able to provide feedback to peers.

  • Solid understanding of the business supported and good understanding of the company and industry.

  • Self-motivated and self-starter, always seeking new opportunities

  • Provide clear description of problems and risks for small - large priority issues.

  • Present options for problem resolution.

  • Applies quality standards in completing work

  • Receptive to feedback and adjusts work product as necessary

  • Forecasts time and plans resource requirements for projects and programs.

  • Is able to work in a virtual team environment.

  • Positive team role model

  • Takes active role in career growth, can identify development areas, training and tasks to promote growth

  • Is highly engaged and collaborative and respects view points and ideas from others.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Provides fact based communications adapted to audience

  • Expert meeting facilitator Listens effectively; hears what is said and draws out the non-verbalized needs

  • Utilizes excellent project management and execution skills to support effective communication and implementation.

  • Uses appropriate communication vehicles; understands audience and uses the best method of conveying message.

  • Gathers facts and acts decisively when required. Guide others in decision making.

  • Flexible while remaining well organized.

  • Excellent organization and planning skills

  • Apply understanding and execution of analysis concepts, methodologies and practices.

  • Create and incorporate project objectives and measures into processes and requirements.

  • Extract and breakdown business requirements from gathering and analyzing data.

  • Work on a highly engaged and collaborative agile team creating and refining backlogs of capabilities, features, and user stories.

  • Develop Acceptance Test Driven acceptance criteria.

  • Review, evaluate and accurately document business requirements.

  • Contribute to solutioning, design, and test plans

  • Effectively documents and communicate decisions, understands customer needs and proactively develop, document, and communicate requirements to meet those needs.

  • Effectively manage to timelines and quality standards of the BA organization.

  • Predict and addresses emerging customer needs, while effectively managing business challenges and providing appropriate solutions.

  • Coach and mentors others.

  • Work on multiple large/extra-large, high complexity programs and projects

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of proven experience to include gathering and documenting business requirements with Bachelor’s Degree or 10 years work experience in lieu of degree

  • Experience working within an SDLC (system development life cycle) methodology including any of the following: Agile, Waterfall, Smart BPM, RSA or equivalent

  • Minimum of 1 year working on an agile team

  • Excellent communication, time/project management, problem solving, organizational, and analytical skills

  • 3+ years of experience with business process workflows

  • Advanced proficiency level with MS Office Applications

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Knowledge of Agile Methodology and/or SCRUM

  • Agile product owner experience

  • Healthcare experience

  • Project management experience

  • Consumer experience

  • Experience working directly with senior level business stakeholders

  • IBA Certification (CBAP or CCBA)

  • Product Ownership Certification (CSPO, PSPO)

  • Working knowledge of CA Agile Central

  • Experience writing Gherkin acceptance criteria

  • Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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.

    Keywords:analysis, data analysis, business analysis, senior business analysis, senior data analysis, business requirements, agile

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