Associate Business Systems Analyst - Telecommute

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The Associate Business Systems Analyst is responsible for creating and refining business and systems requirements and creating documentation to support the development and implementation of the technical solution. In addition, they are the liaison between business users and technology programmers to understand user needs and develop required reporting and data analysis and may serve in a limited Project Manager capacity for smaller work efforts.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Analyzes business needs, documents requirements and translates needs into functional, non-functional and/or technical specifications
  • Delivers requirements, performs analysis, and evaluates downstream business, systems, process, and/or organizational impacts
  • Plans and assists with oversight of testing processes and activities including defect identification and resolution
  • Conducts technical analysis of existing processes in order to evaluate, document and communicate solutions to both the technical team and business stakeholders
  • Analyzes charts and/or diagrams of the problem to be programmed and defines system requirements in terms of system capabilities
  • Develops or assists in the development of work plans, time schedules, and project task items and schedules and assists with estimating resource needs for analysts, programmers, user personnel, consultants, equipment, and prepares routine project status reports
  • Assists in the development of project cost and benefit estimates to establish project worth including the development of alternative considerations. This will result in recommendations for the installation of new systems or equipment, or to change existing systems and equipment
  • Advises the appropriate people on the implications of existing IT systems that can be applied to a problem
  • Identifies risks and issues, and seeks approval on complex matters
  • Checks, instructs, assigns work, and otherwise functionally directs technical staff in order to achieve desired end-results on complex problems
  • Provides subject matter expert and operational support to internal business partner
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned


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:
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • 6+ years of experience in developing requirements and performing system analysis
  • 6+ years of experience of major software systems implementation experience
  • Functional understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding of project management and project control methodologies
  • Ability to analyze and document process and data flow
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas and solutions
  • Ability to effectively work with both internal and external clients
  • Familiarity with SSRS, SSIS, Qlikview, Tableau, PowerBI or other data analytics tools


To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $53,300 to $95,100. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $58,800 to $104,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

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.

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