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Job Category:

Business Operations



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Business Analyst II - LHI - La Crosse, WI

UHG - La Crosse, Wisconsin

Posted: 11/12/2018

Utilize vast knowledge in business and technology to serve as a liaison between other IT professionals and operational stakeholders. Communicate and collaborate with various professionals and perform tasks contained in the software development lifecycle (SDLC). On key contractual implementations or strategic projects, lead or play a key role in the requirements gathering, needs analysis, and shaping the technical solution. Support or lead technical efforts within operational units and proactively look for efficiencies and operational effectiveness through the use of technology.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate business objectives and translate into a technical solution delivery model for moderate sized initiatives

  • Within the requirements and technical solutioning process, work as a liaison between operational stakeholders, Project Management, User Experience personnel, and technical professionals (Developers, Net Admins, etc.)

  • Provide estimates on level of technical effort

  • Breakdown the technical effort of work and type of technical resources

  • Participate and at times facilitate technical solution activities

  • Document and communicate translation of business requirements into technical specifications

  • Perform tasks within the SDLC, such as writing user stories, document use cases, writing requirements, and conducting user acceptance testing

  • Provide application demonstrations to both internal and external audiences

  • Provide technical subject matter expert (SME) support of products and application services

  • Mentor and train other Business Analysts on applications and processes

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science MIS, Business or other related field OR an equivalent combination of education, experience and / or applicable military experience will be considered

  • 3 years of experience in business analysis and / or gathering business requirements

  • Must have experience working as a liaison between IT professionals and operational stakeholders

  • Must be able to understand complex business processes that cross many functional operational units

  • Understanding of complex solutions and differences between software development and software configuration

  • Able to interact and effectively communicate with all levels of personnel and management

  • Effectively performs assigned duties in a team oriented environment and completes tasks in a timely manner

  • Strong attention to detail with fundamental analytical and problem - solving skills

  • Able to work in a fast - paced, dynamic work environment with minimal supervision

  • Understanding of complex database structures and relationships

  • Experience with SQL data query language

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Preferred Qualifications:

  • National Career Readiness Certificate

Careers with LHI. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in cost-effective health care management. And when you join our team, you'll be a partner in impacting the lives of our customers, and employees. We've joined OptumHealth, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the health system work better for everyone. We're located on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wis., with a satellite office in Chicago and remote employees throughout the United States. We're supported by a national network of more than 25,000 medical and dental providers. Simply put, together we work toward a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Our team members are selected for their dedication and mission-driven focus. For you, that means one incredible team 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.



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