Job Description

Job Title: Business Analyst II
Job ID: 722562
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Health Plan
Department: SBD_CM Strategy
Location: 339 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222


UPMC Health Plan is seeking a Business Analyst II for its downtown location at the Heinz 57 Center. The Business Analyst II will perform analysis of data and information for various UPMC products. In addition, this person will take a leadership role in the enhancement, development, documentation, and communication of identified variances.


Job Responsibilities

  • Contribute as a vital member of various project teams that address strategy and planning issues across all of UPMC’s divisions.

  • Demonstrate broad knowledge of the healthcare industry; actively research new market trends; identify market dynamics that may affect UPMC and convey these to the Departments’ leaders; understand UPMC’s full spectrum of operations and markets served.

  • Synthesize research findings and implications into written reports and visual exhibits that can be used by senior management.

  • Represent the Department on enterprise-wide work groups and teams.

  • Selected duties include, but are not limited to: preparation and formatting of standard and customized reports/proposals for senior management; creation of market assessments and competitor analyses; complete literature reviews; understand data sources and tools that exist through UPMC and apply this knowledge to the Department’s projects; act as a liaison to the owners of these data systems to ensure they are applied to the Department’s projects. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, health care, management, or related business field required. Master’s degree preferred. Extensive related experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience in financial and/or medical analysis required. Experience in health care insurance or health care industry preferred.
  • Strong computer skills, with expert knowledge in Access, Excel, Crystal Reports, Cognos Reports, and other financial & statistical software packages.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment a must. Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, and forge strong interpersonal relationships within the department, with other departments, and with external audiences.
  • Attention to detail is critical to the success of this position. Excellent planning, communication, documentation, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Advanced mathematical skills. Ability to interpret and summarize results of various analyses in a timely and meaningful way.
  • Ability to effectively approach problem solving. Ability to re-engineer processes to positively impact productivity in terms of timeliness and accuracy.
  • Ability to analyze financial & clinical results and to comprehend forecasting models. Knowledge and good understanding of all products and benefit designs of UPMC Health.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $22.60 to $39.11

Union Position: No

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