Job Description :
Position Title: Sr. Business/Systems Analyst
Location: Reston, VA
Duration: 9 Months+


5-8 Years’ Experience
Strong demonstrated analytical skills applied to business software solutions maintenance and/or development.
Knowledge of the software development standards and practices.
Demonstrated ability to find efficiencies and improve processes.
Proven ability to determine systemic process faults and improve overall process performance across organizations.
Understanding of claims adjudication, particularly in a health care environment
Strong business analytical skills.
Strong process analysis skills
Strong process documentation skills
Excellent communication/writing skills,
Excellent interpersonal skills
Attentive to detail, highly -organized, and able to multi-task
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

Preferred:
Experience in a software application development environment in an analytical role
Bachelors (Health administration; business administration; software engineering or related degree required)

Responsibilities:
Partners with stakeholders, process specialists, and users to elicit and surface the unarticulated need
Elicits requirements using interviews, document analysis, scenarios, business analysis, and task and workflow analysis
Collaborate with Product Owner to create the initial Backlog, reprioritize requirements, and remove outdated story cards
Breakdown epics, develop user stories and drive detailed reporting requirements with necessary business rules for BI report development
Define and document business requirements for new metrics and reports
Present the requirements back to stakeholders and receive feedback
Translates non-technical requirements into technical business requirements
Collect and review data (e.g. for claims, provider, utilization data) with Data Analysts for all Product Increment deliverables
Critically evaluates information gathered from multiple sources, reconciles conflicts, abstracts up from low-level information to a general understanding, and works with customers to uncover unmet business needs
Partners with architecture and solution delivery teams to enable BI applications that have long-term value
Uses current knowledge of business and technology to recommend systems and process improvements


Required Skills:
Experience with relational databases and knowledge of query tools is required
Extensive experience working on Agile projects and implementing various agile methodologies
Proven ability to quickly learn new applications, processes, and procedures
Proven experience with gathering and documenting information requirements for healthcare projects
Able and willing to collaborate in a team environment and exercise independent judgment
Professional image with the ability to form good partner relationships across functions
Strategic, intellectually curious thinker with focus on outcomes
Experience working on data warehouse deployments
Demonstrated experience in writing software requirements and test specifications in agile methodology using tools like JIRA

Nice to have:
Knowledge of BI tools such as MicroStrategy, BusinessObjects, or Cognos.

Terms of engagement:
- No telecommuting
- 40 hours per week from date of hire through 09/30/2019, with review at 3 month intervals. Potential to extend contract beyond the 9 months.
- The dates provided are anticipated dates of assignment and that the assignment may be terminated by SBPASC at any time, with or without notice.
- All overtime must be pre-approved.
- All timesheets must be updated daily and submitted before leaving on Fridays