Data Analyst II


AnalystComputerResearchDB2SQLVisual BasicSASManagement

Job Description

Why should you join the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina family of companies? Other companies come and go, but for more than seven decades we've been part of the national landscape, with our roots firmly embedded in the South Carolina community. We are the largest insurance company in South Carolina ... and much more. We are one of the nation's leading administrators of government contracts. We operate one of the most sophisticated data processing centers in the Southeast. We also have a diverse family of subsidiary companies that allows us to build on a variety of business strengths. We deliver outstanding service to our customers. If you are dedicated to the same philosophy, consider joining our team!

Position Purpose:

As the Data Analyst II, the ideal will analyze data for creation of statistical reports used for program or process evaluations, maintain databases and extract data for analysis, as well running and reviewing reports, analyze results to support operational functions.


This is a full-time position working (40-hours/week) Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm working on-site at 4101 Percival Rd. Columbia SC.

What You'll Do:
  • Reviews, extracts, and analyzes data to be used in formulation of procedures, processes and other requirements. Provides reports of relevant activity to be used to identify problematic areas and to provide basis for modification and/or elimination of operations issues.

  • Assists with development of complex analysis and sophisticated data compilation, verification, and interpretations to guide divisional efforts. Performs focused analyses as needed. Creates data search programs to identify pertinent data needed to provide supporting documentation for system or operational enhancements/changes.

  • Documents reporting procedures so other staff can run ad hoc reports independently. Designs, codes, and maintains complex database programs for the extraction and analysis of data to support financial and operational decisions.

To Qualify for This Position, You'll Need:
  • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Business, Healthcare, or related field OR 2-year degree in Computer Science, Business or related field and 2 years of reporting and data analysis work experience OR 4 years reporting and data analysis experience.
  • 2 Years Research and analysis experience.
  • Strong organizational, customer service, communications, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to use complex mathematical calculations.
  • Advanced knowledge of mathematical and statistical concepts.
  • Knowledge of relevant computer support systems.
  • Knowledge of programming languages across various software platforms, using DB2, SQL, and/or relational databases.
  • Ability to analyze data results, determine the source of aberrant statistics, and resolve data issues.
  • Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of tools such as Visual Basic and Macros useful in automating reporting processes.

What we Prefer you to Have:
  • 4 Years-Research and analysis experience.
  • Computer programming skills.
  • Negotiation or persuasion skills.
  • Knowledge of ICD9/CPT4 coding.
  • SAS experience.

What We can Do for You:

We offer our employees great benefits and rewards. You will be eligible to participate in the benefits the first of the month following 28 days of employment.
  • Subsidized health plans, dental and vision coverage
  • 401K retirement savings plan with company match
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • On-site cafeterias and fitness centers in major locations
  • Wellness program and healthy lifestyle premium discount
  • Tuition assistance
  • Service recognition
  • Employee Assistance
  • Discounts to movies, theaters, zoos, theme parks and more

What to Expect Next:

After submitting your application, our recruiting team members will review your resume to ensure your meet the qualifications. This may include a brief telephone interview or email communication with our recruiter to verify resume specifics and salary requirements. If the qualifications required proof of semester hours, please attach your transcript to your application.

Management will be conducting interviews with the most qualified candidates, with prioritization give to those candidates who demonstrate the preferred qualifications.

We participate in E-Verify and comply with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and our subsidiary companies maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment to promote employment opportunities for persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other legally protected status. Additionally, as a federal contractor, the company maintains Affirmative Action programs to promote employment opportunities for minorities, females, disabled individuals and veterans. It is our policy to provide equal opportunities in all phases of the employment process and to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.

If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail or call 1-800-288-2227, ext. 43172 with the nature of your request. We will make a determination regarding your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.