The Systems Analyst gathers and analyzes information for developing and/or modifying solutions to user problems. Designs and specifies systems and methods for installing them to satisfy user needs. Evaluates operational systems and recommends improvements.Analyzes business issues, practices and procedures to define needs and recommend sound, efficient, and effective solutions. These solutions may be in the form of recommendations of computer and/or manual systems, changes in business practices and procedures, the purchase of specialized equipment, etc.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Develops conceptual designs and/or feasibility studies for proposed computer-based systems that satisfy the identified user needs and are compatible with the user and IT environments. Develops project plans and schedules including the estimation of personnel requirements, cost, and time.Determines all user areas that are affected by the proposed system and ensures that these users understand and agree to the proposed changes.Develops short and long-range data processing plans in support of the corporate plans.Determines the operational changes and the new procedures that must be employed to support the new or enhanced system, obtains user management approval for the changes, and develops the user training package necessary to ensure an orderly and efficient changeover to the new system.Prepares and conducts general and detail design presentation meetings within the department, with all other IT sections, and with user management to critique the design decisions and rationale for the proposed system, and to obtain the necessary approvals.
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field
Government Clearance & US Citizenship Requirement
- Minimum three years systems design and programming experience; additional advanced study preferred
- Health Care experience required
- Applications experience required
- Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to effectively work with people in other departments and/or outside the company
- The following section describes the general physical requirements for this position. Please note that constant refers to more than 81% of time; significant refers to 40-80%; and moderate refers to 20-40% of the time.
- Operates personal computers, printers, facsimile, telephones, copy machines and other commonly used office accessories/equipment.
- Exposed to confidential information and expected to maintain confidentiality at all times; must adhere to HIPAA rules and regulations.
- May be required to work outside of normally scheduled hours as mandated by the client, project and/or workload (e.g. evenings, weekends, and/or holidays)
- May be required to maintain established work pace, meet deadlines; may have last minute urgent requests.
- Physical activity may include: twisting, reaching, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crawling, grasping, grabbing, pushing, pulling, repetitive motion, climbing, etc.
- Required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned.
- Required to have hearing ability to receive detailed information through oral communication
- Required to have speaking ability to express or exchange ideas.
- Constant concentration may be required on various subjects by listening, reading and thinking clearly.
- Interaction with others may be required. May need to listen, think, and speak in order to interact with others. Business interactions and behavior between coworkers and/or external customers are required. This may require face-to-face or telephone interactions.
- Thinking at work may include listening, learning, analyzing, evaluating, and the ability to interpret what is seen and/or heard, or to link information from one issue to the next.
- Constant computer usage including typing and/or eye strain.
- Significant repetitive arm, wrist, hand and finger motions -- making repetitive movements (e.g. key boarding, filing, data entry).
- Significant phone usage; headsets may be required.
- Constant sedentary work (desk bound or seated).
- Constant reading is required via computer screen and/or bound printed materials.
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Health Net, Inc. supports a drug-free work environment and requires pre-employment background and drug screening.
Health Net and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability
About Health Net, Inc.
Health Net, Inc. (Health Net) is an integrated managed care organization that delivers managed healthcare services through health plans and government-sponsored, managed-care plans. The Company operates and conducts its businesses through its subsidiaries. Health Net's health plans and government contracts subsidiaries provide health benefits through its health maintenance organizations (HMOs), insured preferred provider organizations (PPOs) and point-of-service (POS) plans to approximately 6.7 million individuals across the country through group, individual, Medicare, (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit commonly referred to as Part D), Medicaid, TRICARE and Veterans Affairs programs. The Company operates within two segments: Health Plan Services and Government Contracts.