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UnitedHealth Group Sr. Business Analyst - Remote in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

As a Senior Business Analyst supporting new and existing products, your role is critical in helping deliver world class service for our customers. This role would include supporting product development by eliciting and documenting all necessary requirements based on business and customer needs, maintaining a backlog of user stories, working with integrated design and development teams to deliver functionality, staying abreast of competing products, and communicating with all stakeholders.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as the voice of the customer in eliciting and analyzing information for development of business requirements

  • Define and document/communicate business requirements in a collaborative environment

  • Development of visual models, diagrams, tables, graphs, and/or charts to represent current state and future business needs

  • Understand the product vision, road-map and product growth opportunities to support product management in the creation of capabilities and features for agile delivery initiation

  • Actively participate in daily meetings, backlog refinement and prioritization, defect management and retrospectives

  • Decompose requested business features into user stories as part of the Agile team

  • Write Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) criteria using the Gherkin language

  • Support the product owner by discussing business and technical impacts of and dependencies related to priority decisions

  • Keep abreast with developing internal and external Agile trends and practices

  • Contribute to continued organizational growth by sharing knowledge, promoting a positive team environment, mentoring others and continual self-development

  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively collaborate on value based outcomes

  • Review work performed by self and others, and provide recommendations for quality improvement

  • Constructively challenge current thinking, supporting change that will deliver exceptional user - centric experiences

  • Actively participate in activities to support business agility within the organization

  • Manage team conflict

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:

  • 3+ years of proven BA experience to include eliciting and documenting business requirements OR Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or related field of study with 1+ years of above-mentioned proven BA experience

  • 3+ years of experience with visual models, diagrams, tables, graphs, and/or charts to represent business processes and needs

  • 2+ years of experience with Agile principles and practices

  • 1+ years of experience using Agile application lifecycle management software (ex: Rally, JIRA)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a virtual team environment

  • Experience working in the Healthcare Industry

  • Experience working within an SDLC (system development life cycle) methodology

  • Knowledge of Workforce Management concepts and practices

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, time/project management, problem solving, organizational, and analytical skills

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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

Careers with Optum . Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, or New York City Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada/New York City residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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.

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

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.