Medicaid Data Warehouse Business Analyst - Richmond, VA

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Full Time, Full-time
Work from home not available Travel required to 75%.

Job Description

Is it time to build on your skills and knowledge in a setting that makes the most of both? We can challenge you in ways that require you to bring it all, every day. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, has more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere. We're creating hundreds of custom applications and manage thousands of hardware components. And that complexity is where you come in. In this role, you'll be involved in architecting and designing data warehouse solutions. You will be a primary contributor in developing, testing and deploying key data warehouses, data marts and will be working with cutting edge technology. You'll find yourself stretching, learning and expanding your impact.
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 IBM Rational to trace development and deliverables through the system development lifecycle
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

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Business Intelligence experience with at least one of the following tools: Cognos, Business Objects, MS Analysis Services, Hyperion, Oracle, Tableau
5+ years of experience working with Medicaid programs and data; extensive knowledge of Federal and State healthcare programs (i.e., Medicaid, CHIP) and relatedeligibility / 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 support
Strong knowledge of SQL
Experience with data analysis techniques, data modeling and data management tools (e.g., MS Excel, SQL language, relational databases)
Willingness to travel 75% to client location

Preferred Qualifications:

Understanding of ETL tools including Informatica and business intelligence tools including Cognos
Experience with the IBM Rational Suite including Rational Team Center
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 techniques
Careers 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: Medicaid Data Warehouse Business Analyst, Richmond, Virginia, VA

Job Title: Medicaid Data Warehouse Business Analyst - Richmond, VA
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Optum State Govt Solutions
Family: Analytics
Telecommuter Position: No
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Overtime Status: Exempt
Posted Date: 3/18/2019
City: Richmond
State: VA
Country: United States
Department: Optum State Govt Data Warehsng

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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 14 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.(SM) Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at