Business Analyst
Magellan Health Services 170 reviews - Missouri

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Participates in full-life cycle software development for small to mid- size projects by performing requirements analysis and testing using development methodology. Works closely with programmers to develop detailed design specifications. Develop documentation according to standards. Serves as liaison between Business Owners, End Users, IT Programming staff and IT Management. Responds to ad hoc requests for support and analysis. Requires limited supervision and technical assistance.

Essential Functions:
Develops and documents workflow, systems requirements, system impact analysis, systems design, process analysis and testing (including reasonableness checks) using software development methodology to provide efficient, cost-effective solutions as directed. Identifies impact of solutions on existing and future systems. May perform operational activities.

Works closely with Business Owners and end users to develop detail requirements to meet business needs.

Performs analysis on projects and provides a project plan that shows the tasks needing to be completed and a time estimate for each task.

Provides status reports that give a detailed description of the current project’s progress and indicates time devoted to each task of the project.

Participates in development of detail design and design walk-throughs with appropriate focus groups and related users to verify accuracy of design in meeting business needs.

Respond to ad hoc requests for support and analysis.

Act as first or second line of support for functional area.

Help design plans for implementation, produce user documentation and training materials. May conduct end user training.

Minimum Requirements:
Education: BA/BS.

Experience: 1-3 years.

Preferred Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field.

Experience: 3-5 years related professional experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Experience with working independently as well as in a team environment.

Ability to work under tight deadlines.

Excellent communication skills.

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14100 Magellan Plaza (MO07)

14100 Magellan Plaza

Maryland Heights

Magellan Health Services is a leading specialty health care management organization with expertise in managing behavioral health, radiology and specialty pharmaceuticals, as well as public sector pharmacy benefits programs. We deliver innovative solutions to make a positive impact on the cost and quality of health care, keeping the best interests of the people we serve at the center of our decision-making. The breadth of our offerings, depth of expertise, clinical excellence and smart, talented employees is what makes us unique.

Magellan is the employer of choice for hard working people interested in making a difference in the health care industry and in the communities where we work and live. Our strong culture of caring is the common thread in both our business strategy and our work environment where we value professional growth and development, total health and wellness, rewards and recognition and employee unity. Magellan is a place where you can thrive.

About this company
170 reviews
Magellan Health Services has charted its course to become one of the largest managed behavioral health care companies in the nation. The...