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Technical Consultant, EDI Testing - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group • Eden Prairie, MN

Posted 7 days ago

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Healthcare - Health Services
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No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with technology and business departments to define deliverables and develop solutions that are reusable across the organization
  • Lead the overall delivery of projects including the direct management of project team members
  • Perform project management duties including the creation of status reports, work plans and presentations to client leadership
  • Provide well-informed opinions and architectures for testing technical and business solutions including data aquisition, testing tool configuration and load supporting requirements tracability
  • Develop technical and business test case design documents to describe, execute and validate proposed implementation integration and business requirements for overall go live readiness supporting either automated or manual test case execution.
  • Develop detail test case system integration testing design documents supporting EDI and HL7 technical integration quality assurance
  • Development of automated test scripts supporting an automated testing approach
  • Develop detail test case user acceptance testing design documents supporting process, desk level procedure, requirements and functionality integration quality assurance
  • Ensure quality assurance by including the development of test cases, publication of test results, prioritization, support of defect triage and resolution, and work around recommendations 
  • Conduct research studies that may include collecting, analyzing, trending and presenting data and recommendations to management
  • Assess and recommend vendor products to client leadership
  • Develop financial models and tools, including cost-benefit analysis, resource utilization models and performance reports
  • Create written and oral communication materials that effectively summarize findings, support fact-based recommendations and provides appropriate detail to substantiate conclusions
  • Maintain work papers, project deliverables and other artifacts that can be recreated and leveraged as intellectual capital

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a business or computer-related field or equivalent work experience
  • At least 3+ years experience in any of the following areas:   

    • Quality Assurance Leadership, System Analysis/Automated and Manual System Integration and User Acceptance Testing
    • Trading Partner Coordination and Integration of System Integration and User Acceptance Testing

  • 2+ years of healthcare industry experience with preference of knowledge in both payer and provider operations
  • Consulting experience on large business process or systems integration projects
  • Solid understanding of the Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) and/or exposure to the Agile development methodology
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel up to 80% (Monday - Thursday) weekly
  • Telecommuter option or officed at any of the Optum hub locations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a Big 5 or large consulting organization
  • Knowledge of health plan front and back-office business processes

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)

*All Telecommuters 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.

Job Keywords: technical, consultant, consulting, testing, healthcare, SDLC, Agile, processes, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, travel, telecommute, remote, work from home

Job ID: 2551_767781
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