Business Analyst Advanced 513
Washington, DC 
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Job Description
Job Details
Level
Experienced
Position Type
Full Time
Education Level
4 Year Degree
 
Job Shift
Day
Job Category
Information Technology
Description

We believe that every Team Member makes a difference at Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. (ICS). ICS is a growing, veteran owned, business with the Corporate Office located in Montgomery, Alabama. We support IT contracts for federal, state, and municipal entities as well as private industries across the U.S. and overseas. The team takes pride thriving in a company culture made of uncompromising integrity, drive to get stuff done, grit, selfless service, and excellence.

JobDetails:

The Alabama Medicaid Agency (AMA) is preparing for a major transition from a monolithic system with 14 different business functions to an interoperable, modular system based on a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).

Essential Functions / Responsibilities:

This multi-year "Modularity" project will include working with multiple vendors and may include multiple project methodologies. The project must comply with the Federal standards and regulations such as:

  • Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA)
  • CMS Seven Conditions and Standards
  • Outcomes-Based Certification (OBC)
  • 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act)
  • Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health act (HITECH act)

There are two vendors already in the program and there are three more contracts being actively worked on.

  • The first Vendor to join the project was the Program Management Office (PMO) vendor who is responsible for managing the project, defining the AMA enterprise architecture, defining requirements and leading the organizational change management effort.
  • The AMA is moving away from custom software development to procuring software that is configured to meet the business needs.
  • This will require the Business Analyst to be very comfortable understanding the contract, the business and the requirements.
  • To support this effort, the AMA is seeking an experienced Business Analyst to be a member of the Medicaid Enterprise Systems (MES) team.
  • Although the vendors will be responsible for developing most of the project documents, the Business Analyst will be responsible for reviewing and approving artifacts related to the program, project or software.
  • The Business Analyst must also understand the contract and be able to verify the contract requirements are met.
  • The Business Analyst will be working directly with the business areas to support them and ensure their understanding of the vendor proposed solutions.
  • This position will work closely with the business areas, vendors and Project Management Office (PMO) vendor.

Competencies:

  • Technical Capability
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Collaborative Approach
  • Quality Compliance
  • Timeand TaskManagement
  • Problem Solving Aptitude
  • Communications Proficiency
Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Skills Required

  • Understand contract monitoring for development, configuration and operational activities
  • Review and follow the processes and procedures defined to support a program with multiple vendors.
  • Work with multiple vendors and multiple in-person or virtual teams.
  • Review program, project or software artifacts developed by multiple vendors and comment or approve
  • Interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Perform standard project functions such as creating documents or presentations, schedule meetings, produce meeting minutes, disburse reports, track artifacts, issues and action items, etc.
  • Provide business and requirements oversight
  • Understand all phases of a project management and software development life cycle.
  • Support multiple software development methodologies or software configuration activities
  • Assist with CMS reporting and certification process
  • Maintain project assets, communications and track items to completion.
  • Identify and report on abnormalities or variances

Skills Preferred

  • Strong interpersonal skills to build team rapport
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction from State or other team members.
  • Ability to work under pressure / to a deadline.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Exceptional research and reporting skills.

Experience Required

  • 3 - 5 Years of experience as a Business Analyst or assisting Project Managers
  • 5 years of experience on Medicaid or Major Health Care Payer projects (This is critical for this position.)
  • 1 - 2 years of Experience with multi-vendor projects
  • 2 - 3 years of experience supporting claims processing
  • 2 - 3 years of experience support HIPAA & NCPDP transactions
  • 3 - 5 years of experience as a technical writer
  • Expert/Advanced knowledge of all Microsoft Office products including MS Project and SharePoint

Education Required

Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Technical Writing, Business Administration or other related field. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for a degree.

Additional Information

  • Must work normal hours, 8am- 5pm.
  • The position does NOT allow remote work and the candidate will work 100% onsite in Montgomery, AL.
  • Submittals must be of submitting vendor. Submitting vendor can use only one (1) level of sub-vendor candidates for submittal if necessary. Vendors MUST put in the additional comments of submission the status of their candidate's visa or if they are a US Citizen or GC holder.

Integrated Computer Solutions Inc (ICS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ICS will consider applicants for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran, veteran status or uniformed service-member status, or any category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. extends equal opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, disability, status as a covered veteran or any other legally protected status. This is affirmed in our policies and in all of our employment decisions and personnel actions including compensation, benefits, promotions, training, terminations, social and recreational activities.

Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. adheres to the principles of equal opportunity employment and takes affirmative action to provide opportunities to women and minorities, persons with disabilities and certain covered veterans. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities and protected veterans who identify their status and specify their need to perform the essential functions

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Day
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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