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Watson Health - Medicaid Business Analyst, KY

Lexington, KY 40507
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IBMs Industry Consultants are essential to our clients as they work to reinvent themselves for the future. Join our highly visible and highly skilled team of global consultants as we strive to accelerate sales, deliver client engagements, and build IBMs market eminence. If you are a forward-thinker and a curious intellectual, we welcome you to apply for your next exciting career challenge!

Your Role and Responsibilities
As a Business Analyst, you will provide subject matter expertise both internally and externally to the data warehouse center of excellence and customers alike. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand their problems, and find innovative solutions for the broader market. You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company. You will work with an engineering counterpart to define product release requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Lead the customer through steps of Agile/Iterative Methodology associated with the delivery of BI solutions; Requirements, Design, Development, System Test, User Acceptance Test and Operations
  • Responsible for facilitating customer Requirement Analysis Sessions (RAS) and is responsible for capturing and documenting customer business process models (BPM)
  • Acts as a representative from the business area and to identify and refine their requirements for information, informing the creation of a warehouse data model
  • Interacts with functional users and data stewards/SME to ensure that all the proper questions have been identified and answered satisfactorily
  • Clarify issues relating to scope and business requirements for project team (including technical implementation team, project management and client management)
  • Assists Quality Assurance team with development, execution, and documentation of test cases
  • Works to identify and document data quality issues
  • Assists Data Modelers and Data Analysts in assuring requirements are traceable between the source data and target tables/entities in the respective data models
  • Leads RAS sessions with clients
  • Works with Implementation and Development leads to translate and map business requirements to technical requirements/specifications
  • Defines scope of work for work proposed to meet business requirements
  • Define business requirements for change requests, investigate issues/defects and define remediation requirements

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Must be available to work out of our Frankfort, KY office 5 days a week
  • 2+ years of experience with Medicaid data and analytics
  • 5+ years of experience with healthcare data and analytics
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to understand industry issues and problems, relate them to clients' needs, and propose appropriate solutions
  • Excellent organization skills, ability to take initiative and work independently or as a member of a small team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship building, ability to collaborate and build consensus
  • Desire to continue learning more about healthcare and the technologies supporting healthcare data
  • Strong presenter, comfortable presenting in front of customers, conveying status, answering Q&A
  • Demonstrated ability to convey complex ideas in an easily understood manner to guide audience through written or verbal communications

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Previous experience as a business analyst working with software developers
  • Knowledgeable in technology, specifically data warehousing
  • Competent in at least one BI technology (e.g. Cognos, Business Objects, Tableau)
  • Competent in at least one analytics technology (e.g. SAS, R, SPSS)
  • Competent in at least on geospatial technology (e.g. mapinfo, ESRI)
  • Understanding of both technical and business process MITA requirements

About Business Unit
IBM Watson Health is pioneering a new partnership between humanity and technology with the goal of transforming global health and revolutionizing many aspects of the medical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as government sectors. We aspire to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the worlds most pressing health challenges through data and artificial intelligence insights.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-09-30 Expires: 2019-10-30

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