Fresenius Medical Center Senior Business Systems Analyst - Integrations in Lexington, Massachusetts

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Provides analytical support in the conceptualization, development, and implementation of complex system projects. Utilizes system information and expertise and thorough knowledge of all parameters affecting and interfacing with the system; confirms or eliminates alternative solutions to IT or business problems/issues/decisions.

IT/Integrations Focus:

  • Responsible for defining and enabling the cross-functional use of health information data sets across the FMCNA business process and technology landscape.

  • Preserves data definition and quality through the integrated business process life-cycle.

  • Ensures data is moving appropriately between applications to enable the business functions and reporting needs

  • Translate the cross functional processes and business use of data to enable a business operations or activity and aligning that to the correct technology (ETL, Messaging Services) and format (XML, HL7, CDA).

  • 8+ years of Business Systems Analyst experience including the authoring of functional specifications, data flow diagrams and system context diagrams.

  • Requires the systems analyst to have business analytical skills associated with business process, data query skills (SQL)

  • Requires understanding of data delivery mechanisms (EDI, ETL, FTP etc.).

  • Previous experience in a large healthcare or other business conglomerate supporting cross functional business system data flow analysis across a multi-application and partner landscape.

  • Must have experience working in an EAI environment with multiple applications and external partners.

  • Knowledge of Database design and use (ETL, triggers, and stored procedures) for DB's (Oracle, MS SQL, Sybase, etc.)

  • Experience with SQL Queries.

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills required.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acts as a subject matter expert for applications and works with various business units to enhance and improve business processes with automation. A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of business systems analysis, resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways.

  • Contributes to functionality and process design for systems by creating functional specifications and supporting documentation, detailing all process flows and functional operations.

  • Participates in pilot preparation; coordinates user acceptance testing and coordinates new model rollouts:

  • Establishes rollout process.

  • Executes, fine-tunes, and documents the process through initial deployments.

  • Transfers deployment responsibility to others and works in a support role as needed.

  • Analyzes and documents functional requirements, business processes, determine requirements, and sets priorities for projects. Leads development efforts for sub-project deliverables. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Gathering requirements from stakeholders via discovery sessions; drafts reviews of business requirement documents, proofs requirement documents, and obtains approval of document from stakeholders.

  • Provides guidance and oversight for systems integration test case preparation.

  • Assists Quality Assurance in functional and end-to-end validation.

  • Provides management project updates to integrations leadership.

  • Supports user acceptance testing.

  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.

  • May provide assistance to lower level staff with more complex tasks that require a higher level of understanding of functions. Mentors other staff as applicable.

  • May escalate issues to supervisor/manager for resolution, as deemed necessary.

  • Reviews and complies with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

  • Assists with various projects as assigned by a direct supervisor.

  • Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS :

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Business travel is required in this position, but is not expected to exceed two or three overnight trips per month.

EDUCATION :

Bachelor’s Degree required; Advanced Degree desirable.

EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Minimum 5 – 8 years of related experience; or a Master’s degree with 3 years of experience.

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills required.

  • Strong organizational, project management, and process analysis skills are essential.

  • Must be able to lead virtual project teams across broad-based projects.

EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

ADDENDUM:

IT/Business Systems Analyst

  • Utilizes superior customer service skills; has ability to work with multiple groups simultaneously to solve complex problems.

  • Profound understanding of integration of all Fresenius applications.

  • Efficiently triages, prioritizes, and resolves incoming eCube Financials Merge/VBD tickets.

  • Produces quarterly VBD metrics.

  • Works with application experts to identify areas for VBD prevention as well as efficiencies in VBD/Merge resolution.

  • Produces detailed business requirement documents for VBDs/merge projects; reviews with technical staff.

  • Acts as IT representative for Corporate-level patient identity task force; is the go-to person for VBD-related data for legal matters.

IT/Acumen Product Development

  • Guides the development of IP tooling platform.

  • Develops and maintains a vision for the product and is responsible for communicating vision to the team.

  • Responsible for the design, usability, quality, and delivery of a product or feature.

  • Collaborates with product architect and product marketing teams to translate business requirements into user stories for the development teams to implement.

  • Develops and maintains an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation.

  • Works with project managers and technical leads to determine scope and priorities for product development cycles.

  • Works with development teams to ensure they understand the product vision and are designing great features for our partners.

  • Develops detailed specifications for product features so that they are clearly understood by the development teams.

  • Acts as ambassador for the product internally and externally; is the primary technical contact for queries related to the product.

  • Works with key stakeholders across the company to ensure successful product releases.

Renal Therapies Group (RTG) Contracts

  • Collaborates and provides systems technical support and training to staff members.

  • Creates and maintains ad hoc and routine reports, dashboards, and KPIs.

  • Familiarity with contracting systems and procedures required.

  • Knowledge of Pharmaceutical and/or Medical Device contracting data in a broad-base of market segments highly preferred (i.e. IMS and third party data, state licenses, and affiliations).

  • Familiarity with SAP, SF.com, Business Warehouse, and CRM preferred.