Anthem, Inc. Business Analyst II in Columbia, Maryland
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Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care. This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.
The health and safety of Anthem associates and the various stakeholders we service is a top priority for our business every day. Anthem’s workplace of the future will be both physical and virtual with the number of sites optimized to promote access to diverse, top talent.
Eligible to Work From Home.
The Business Analyst II translates basic business needs into application software requirements.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: • Understands and analyzes business needs to determine optimal solutions that align with business needs and requirements. • Leads requirements elicitation, documentation, analysis and review efforts in collaboration with stakeholders • Ensures requirements are understood by IT and business stakeholders to ensure they are complete and reflective of business needs • Ensures traceability between business requirements and delivered solutions • Identifies and prioritizes technical and functional requirements and determines specific business application software requirements to address specific business needs. • Leads ongoing reviews of business processes and collaborate with appropriate stakeholders to develop and implement optimization strategies • Acts as liaison with users of the software to address questions/issues • Effectively communicates insights and plans to cross-functional team members • Ensure any risks and issues that arise from proposed solutions are understood and accepted by impacted stakeholders. • Collaborates with financial reporting and IT teams to develop processes that optimize costs and improve reporting • Perform user acceptance testing
Requires a BS/BA degree, 3-5 years related business analysis experience, or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Requires strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills, facilitation skills, and analytical skills.
Preferred Qualifications: • Analytical and conceptual thinking skills. • Excellent documentation skills. • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Project, Excel, and Outlook. • Oral and written communication skills • Interpersonal and consultative skills • Facilitation skills • Being detail-oriented and capable of delivering a high level of accuracy • Organizational skills • Knowledge of business structure • Stakeholder analysis • Requirements engineering • Costs benefit analysis • Processes modeling • Understanding of networks, databases and other technology
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.