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Business Analysis Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN
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UnitedHealth Group Inc. | Eden Prairie, MN
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Job Description

Tough challenges? We know a thing or two about those. When you're on a mission to help people live healthier lives, the stakes couldn't be higher. As a Business Analyst Consultant, you will help rewrite the future of the health care system. You'll analyze data and deliver bold, business-savvy ideas to impact the lives of millions. Along with ground-breaking challenge, you'll have the support and resources of a Fortune 6 company. Join us.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Support all phases of agile software development to include initiation, design, development and testing.
* Work with product owners and business stakeholders to gather, develop, document/write and validate business needs, requirements and specifications
* Complete artifacts, including, user stories/requirements, solution design support artifacts, and others as required
* Participate in and/or lead, as appropriate, process/workflow analysis and enhancements to support requirements.
* Discuss and resolve business, data and process issues within the team(s), across stakeholders
* Research/analyze data and business processes, as needed, via quantitative and qualitative analysis for requirements and to support solutioning
* Lead and/or support internal review sessions with all levels, including senior leadership
* Collaborate with project stakeholders and technical teams regarding enhancements, changes, issues and defects that may impact development, data, workflow and/or functionality

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

* Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
* Experience in Health Care
* 5 year of demonstrated experience as a Business Analyst
* Experience in Agile development
* Experience gathering and documenting requirements, user stories and supporting solution design
* Intermediate proficiency with Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint
* Working knowledge of relational databases, database structures and data mapping
* Experience with working on a virtual team
* Experience using Rally
* Salesforce Experience

Preferred Qualifications:

* Ability to influence course of action with diplomacy and tact when others are directly accountable for outcomes
* Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a matrix environment, strong problem solving skills and attention to detail
* Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills with the ability to balance multiple priorities
* Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely; interface and present to leadership effectively
* Communicate effectively, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
* Build trust and form effective relationships with stakeholders

UnitedHealth Group is a Fortune 6 company with all the resources you'd expect from the largest networks of physicians, hospitals, health facilities and caregivers in the United States and more than 125 other countries. Join us and be inspired to do your life's best work.(sm)

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

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: Business Analysis Consultant, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

About UnitedHealth Group Inc.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UnitedHealthcare) is a diversified health and well-being company. The Company operates in four segments: Health Care Services, OptumHealth, Ingenix and Prescription Solutions. The Health Care Services segment consists of UnitedHealthcare, Ovations and AmeriChoice businesses. OptumHealth serves approximately 60 million individuals with its diversified offering of health, financial and ancillary benefit services and products that assist consumers in navigating the healthcare system and accessing services. Ingenix offers database and data management services, software products, publications, consulting and actuarial services and business process outsourcing services. Prescription Solutions offers a suite of integrated pharmacy benefit management services to approximately 10 million people, through approximately 60,000 retail network pharmacies and two mail service facilities as of December 31, 2008. On May 30, 2008, it acquired Unison Health Plans. (Source: 10-K)