Job Description

Job Title: Systems Analyst - Intermediate
Job ID: 74768090
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: HPLAN-IT Support Svcs
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

Purpose:

 

IT Payer Applications is hiring a full-time Intermediate Systems Analyst – Requirements Engineer to support UPMC Health Plan in its downtown Pittsburgh location at the US Steel Tower. This is a Monday through Friday daylight position. The successful candidate will write business requirements based on the analysis of business workflows and data for various IT Support Services – EDI and Government Programs products/processes.


Under the general direction of the management team and senior staff, the Systems Analyst - Intermediate provides experienced analytical services, defining requirements, developing and/or maintaining computer applications/systems, and providing services to meet client IT and business needs.

 

The candidate will also create any required documentation for existing processes/programs. If this aligns with your career initiatives, we invite you to apply today! 

 
Responsibilities:

  • Second and Third Level Support (Including Maintenance Activities) - Independently triage and resolve level 1 and level 2 support issues. Escalate level 3 support issues accordingly.
  • SDLC (System Development Life Cycle) - Have an intermediate understanding of the application development life cycle. Ability to apply those principles to day to day work
  • Assuring that Business Requirements are technically feasible and testable, by consulting with other IT staff
  • Writing, modifying, and analyzing reports
  • Application Upgrades and Implementation - Review and validate functionality of application upgrades and implementations. Report back on any problems. Identify new functionality and/or hardware requirements as assigned. Ability to create test plans.
  • Vendor Relationships - Interact with vendors (technical issues, project initiatives) under the direction of more experienced team members as necessary. Assist with issue escalation where applicable.
  • End User Training - Create and review existing training documentation. Facilitate high-level user training sessions independently.
  • Communication - Responsible for demonstrating appropriate, clear, concise, and effective written and oral communications in all interactions to build relationships and accomplish day to day work and projects.
  • System Integration - Complete assigned tasks related to system integration. Validate testing. Ability to modify existing test plans.
  • Project Management - Create and contributes to project tasks and milestones. Update all project management and time tracking tools accordingly. Ability to take full ownership of a project.
  • Data Quality - Maintain data quality at all times.
  • Report Writing/Analysis - Write, analyze and make modifications to reports either independently for basic requests or under the direction of more experienced team members for more complex requests.
  • Process Improvement - Create and update processes. Ability to contribute to process improvement efforts.
  • Documentation - Complete documentation/flow charting of system builds and maintain team's existing documentation independently. Responsible for validating current documentation. Extract and document customer/business requirements and needs for use by enterprise architecture and engineering teams (network, system, and software).
  • Interactions with Others - Successfully completes projects, tasks, and initiatives by embracing a team-first approach. Works in collaboration with team and offers feedback, where appropriate, to complete individual and group efforts. Shows the ability to adjust and be flexible to change by adapting approach when necessary. Mentors less experienced staff.
  • Data Confidentiality/Security - Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information at all times.
  • Self-Development - Responsible for continuous self-study, training's, partnering with more senior members of team, and/or seeking out opportunities to broaden scope to stay up to date with industry and organizational trends. Seeks feedback from senior team members for development and effectively incorporates feedback into work and behaviors.

 

Qualifications

  • Typically has 4+ years in Information Technology applying the SDLC principles to day to day work.
  • Typically has 2+ years experience with modern technology and application support through education or practical experience.
  • Possess SQL intermediate skill level
  • Manage multiple tasks and projects to meet deadlines
  • Highly driven and self-motivated to meet expectations.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team based environment.
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of information technology fundamental tools and concepts (SDLC) of one of the information technology professional disciplines and applies that understanding to make independent practical contributions to IT work within a UPMC department or function.
  • Completes on-going training on-the-job, through courses, self-study, certifications and/or advanced degrees to maintain and enhance technical and business capabilities.

Preferred Experience:

  • Health Insurance or Healthcare Industry background
  • Experience with HIPAA EDI formats

Salary Range: $30.01 to $45.61 / hour

Union Position: No

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