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Employment Type:
Full time
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Business Analyst II
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Premera Blue Cross | Mountlake Terrace, WA
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Job Description

Join Our Team: Do Meaningful Work and Improve People's Lives

Our purpose, to improve customers' lives by making healthcare work better, is far from ordinary. And so are our employees. Working at Premera means you have the opportunity to drive real change by transforming healthcare.

To better serve our customers, we're creating a culture that promotes employee growth, collaborative innovation, and inspired leadership. We are committed to creating an environment where employees can do their best work and where best-in-class talent comes, stays, and thrives!

As a Business Analyst II in the Business Transformation Organization, you will apply critical thinking to cross-functional collaborative efforts in order to solve for business needs. In this role, you will elicit, document, and define business requirements and contribute to process development for low to moderately complex initiatives with visible impact to the business and / or systems. In addition. This role will leverage analytical abilities to contribute to key insights and optimized solutions that have a visible impact on the business.

What you will do:

* Translate ambiguous business needs into solid business and functional requirements for small projects or portions of larger projects with low to moderate complexity.
* Elicit information to create concise, organized Business Requirement Documents (BRD) and Functional Requirement Documents (FRD) using standard, industry recognized tools and best practices.
* Partner with business unit and IT or other departments as needed to ensure successful implementation and ongoing business and / or systems support when appropriate.
* Create detailed Use Cases, User Stories and other documents to illustrate business needs.
* Facilitate small group meetings Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions and individual interviews of stakeholders in a positive way to identify desired business objectives.
* Conduct research and interview subject matter experts to create "As-is" and "To-be" process flows. Apply critical thinking to evaluate cross functional dependencies, including upstream and downstream impacts.
* Create business facing test scenarios, test scripts/cases, and mock ups of data necessary to conduct testing.
* Create the traceability between requirements and scenarios to ensure business requirements are met. May monitor and report on testing activity and results.
* Provide input on the development of appropriate training materials to support the needs of functional areas.
* May investigate system problems and enhancements for business units.

What you will bring:

* Bachelor's degree or four years' work experience.
* Two years' analytical experience in a technical or business environment, which includes one year performing business analysis functions (gathering business requirements, documenting process/data flows, or performing gap analyses.).



What we offer

* Medical, vision and dental coverage
* Life and disability insurance
* Retirement programs (401K employer match and pension plan)
* Wellness incentives, onsite services, a discount program and more
* Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees
* Generous Paid Time Off to reenergize
* Free parking

Equal employment opportunity/affirmative action:

Premera is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Premera seeks to attract and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

If you need an accommodation to apply online for positions at Premera, please contact Premera Human Resources via email at careers@premera.com or via phone at 425-918-4785.

About Premera Blue Cross

Premera Blue Cross is a non-profit health services corporation and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Premera Blue Cross has been providing coverage to groups and individuals of Washington state since 1945 and Alaska since 1957. Headquarters are located in Mountlake Terrace, Washington, with district offices in Spokane, Wenatchee and Tri-Cities Washington, and Anchorage, Alaska. The Premera Blue Cross HMO plan, HealthPlus, is one of only two health plans in Washington to be awarded Excellent Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), as of March 2000.