IBM Watson Health - Sr Business Analyst - Truven in ATLANTA, Georgia
As a Sr. 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 SDLC 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 modelsLeads 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
Validates that data warehouse meets service-level agreements (SLA
Works with customer to define Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
Define business requirements for change requests, investigate issues/defects and define remediation requirements
4+ years experience as a business analyst or healthcare payer system experience.
4+ years experience working with industry methodologies/analysis techniques (i.e. Use Case/UML, Agile)
Demonstrated ability to convey complex ideas in an easily understood manner to guide audience through written or verbal communications.
Demonstrated understanding of Business Intelligence and Data Visualization.
Experience building requirements for new application development, understanding of SDLC.
Experience in applying health analysis methods and measures utilizing statistical methods, data mining, predictive modeling, etc.
Demonstrated ability to understand industry issues and problems, relate them to clients' needs, and propose appropriate solutions.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and presentation skills.