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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-02498
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 85,000.00 - 95,000.00 /Year
This position is responsible for leading the development of functional and non-functional business requirements; working with the Business Solutions Lead to understand business strategy and translate into product requirements; supporting the Business Solutions Lead in key project intake activities.
Job Responsibilities:
*Participate in strategy discussions and other business units (BU) discussions to understand and capture high-level business needs.
*Lead the analysis, development, documentation, and communication of functional and non-functional business requirements.
*Represent business/stakeholder interests by understanding and driving business needs and value to implementation.
*Work with the Business Solution Lead and Business Architect to understand business strategy and translate into product requirements. 
*Work with Application Architect, Solutions Architect or Data Architect to translate requirements into functional / non functional.
*Identify key healthcare, innovation and technology trends and analyze the potential implications for a portfolio.
*Validate business and technical requirements are met during the project delivery process.
*Oversee user acceptance testing (UAT) activities to ensure business and system requirements are met.
* Assist both innovation and strategy development with subject matter expertise, when appropriate.
*Advise users requiring assistance in solving complex problems or issues with management and business systems.
*Provide references for users by writing and maintaining user documentation; providing business support; training users.
*Develops the Requirements Plan for complex projects.
*Able to lead, mentor, and manage teams of Business Analysts.

Required Job Qualifications: 
*Bachelor Degree and 5 years Information Technology experience OR Technical Certification and/or College Courses and 7 year Information Technology experience OR 9 years Information Technology experience.
*Knowledge of cloud computing platforms (SaaS / PaaS ).
*Knowledge of system architecture and application portfolio.
*Knowledge of requirements management and/or prototyping (ALM, RallyDev, Balsamiq, iRise).
*Knowledge of test-driven development.
*Ability to simplify & standardize complex concepts and/or processes.
*Business acumen.
*Business process management and modeling.
*Requirements definition and management. 
*SDLC, Iterative, Agile and /or Scrum development.
*Problem solving and/or analytical thinking.
*Possess ability to manage workload, manage multiple priorities, and manage conflicts with customers/employees/managers, as applicable
*Excellent oral and written communications including experience presenting to senior stakeholders

Preferred Job Qualifications: 
*Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field.
*Health Insurance Experience.
*Business process management and modeling.
*Project Management Skills.
*Knowledge and/or experience in data analysis, data validation, data cleansing.
*BA certification.