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Business Analyst - Watson Health

Bethesda, MD

Watson Health is looking for a Business Analyst/Senior Business Analyst consultant to work in a dynamic team environment across multiple work streams, and to support a variety of federal projects and initiatives within the Watson Health Federal unit. This support can include a combination of strategic health consulting; healthcare programs financial management support; project management functions; IT systems development support and user assistance support; data analysis and analytics; and health policy research.This individual will work with a variety of experienced professionals in a multi-disciplinary team. He\she must display the ability to support a variety of federal healthcare projects with different types of scope. Projects may employ Agile development techniques and require short deadlines and\or urgent responses to meet the needs of federal clients. Specifically, the individual will support various client and partner needs; participate in internal and client meetings to summarize project themes and identify action items, present information articulately to the client and teammates while conveying professional understanding of complex and interconnected issues; compose clear and concise portions of major written deliverables and work products with direction from project leaders; work with designated team leaders to build project materials including, but not limited to, meeting support materials, flow charts, user guides, executive summaries, standard operating procedures, and\or reports detailing findings; problem solve, as appropriate; support project management channels; and build competencies in the areas of basic consulting and policy/federal healthcare programs understandings.Individuals interested in this position must have strong oral and written communication skills and must have proven track records of working effectively in a dynamic team environment. This experience can be through professional experience, course work, or university/college related activities. Periodic meetings in Woodlawn, MD and other local travel are also a possibility ( Essential Responsibilities Work as part of a team in support of Medicaid consulting projects spanning a number of domains (analytics, health care program operations, financing, IT, research, etc.) Communicate verbally and written consistently and effectively across numerous partners Function effectively in a dynamic and developing environment with multiple stakeholders bringing different perspectives Employ Agile development methodologies and work with other business analysts, developers, and other IT specialists to engage with business owners, gather information, write user stories (business requirements), and support system development Work with various types of health care data and systems Meet milestone deadlines, completing all tasks timely and accurately Take instructions from client, project manager, and/or partners and create clear documents/ deliverables based on this guidance Contribute to the design, development, and update of client deliverables, including decision recommendations, policy briefings, whitepapers, and ad hoc analyses Take initiative and identify ways to enhance work products for the benefit of our clients Professionally collaborate with partners, clients and stakeholders with a variety of viewpoints and requirements Engage in non-client work including proposal activity or internal committees as requested and/or interested Seek out professional development opportunities, as relevant and feasible, to advance personal and career goals WHUS21 Auto req ID 457645BR Required Education Bachelor's Degree Role ( Job Role ) Industry Consultant State / Province MARYLAND Primary job category Consultant Company (0147) International Business Machines Corporation Contract type Regular Employment Type Full-Time Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position? No Travel Required Up to 25% or 2 days a week (home on weekends- based on project requirements) IBM Business Group C&CS Preferred Education Bachelor's Degree City / Township / Village Bethesda Being You @ IBM IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. Required Technical and Professional Expertise Ability to research, analyze, and distill complex information from multiple sources quickly and efficiently to support project success Experience in data research and analysis, including identifying useful information, suggesting conclusions, and supporting decision-making Critical thinking, questioning, and listening skills, as well as attention to detail as it relates to client communication and delivery Time management skills for managing multiple individual and team tasks simultaneously, while completing work on time and within budget Experience in working effectively in team environments Interest in learning new skills in a dynamic environment to support evolving client and health care industry needs Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of tools (emphasis on Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio) Country/Region United States Preferred Technical and Professional Experience 2+ yrs of experience specifically with Medicaid/Medicare program operations 2+ yrs of experience with healthcare data and analytics 1+ yr external professional stakeholder or client facing interactions 1+ yr of experience with Medicaid policy, financing, program operations, business requirement development, or systems Awareness of Agile software development and design principles plus solution design tools (e.g., Confluence, Jira, etc.) Secondary Job Category Other Consultant Position Type Professional Early Professional Track Not Applicable - Professional Hire Location Statement IBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to: 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).Select educational reimbursement opportunities.Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law. New Collar Role No Introduction IBM's Industry Consultants are essential to our clients as they work to reinvent themselves for the future. Join our highly visible and highly skilled team of global consultants as we strive to accelerate sales, deliver client engagements, and build IBM's market eminence. If you are a forward-thinker and a curious intellectual, we welcome you to apply for your next exciting career challenge! Your Life @ IBM Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.It's time to define your career. About Business Unit IBM's Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM's Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments - with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners. About IBM IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.erp5z7yblJob Requirements: 457645BR
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