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Sr. Business Systems Analyst TIDE (R4178)

Company: Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join our organization as Senior Business Systems Analyst. The Senior Business Systems Analyst will work with the Therapeutics Research and Infectious Disease Epidemiology (TIDE) group, which sits within Harvard Medical School's Department of Population Medicine ( and leads several large, complex, national, multi-site research initiatives. The role will primarily support the Sentinel Program, which is an FDA-funded medical product surveillance system, that uses existing administrative and electronic health care data from multiple collaborating institutions around the country ( Senior Business Systems Analyst is responsible for a variety of operations-focused activities, including but not limited to technical requirements preparation for new tools, drafting of specifications, training team members, and cross-team outreach. This position requires high-level communication skills for close collaboration with developers, investigators, project managers and other analysts, both within Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (HPHCI) and with external institutions and collaborators. It will also require working with stakeholders to come up with solutions-oriented and innovative ideas to support and expand analytic tools.Job Description

  • Lead discussions with a wide range of internal stakeholders, including investigators, programmers, and analysts to understand and translate user requirements into programming needs in order to develop new analytic tools or enhancements.
  • Support and manage the development of documentation, including functional and technical programming specifications, analytic plans, testing materials, and training materials.
  • Provide impact analysis of proposed system changes/enhancements to business customers. Summarize and present issues to a variety of audiences: technical, non-technical, and executive stakeholders.
  • Support implementation of standardization of protocols for operations and provide guidance on best practices.
  • Participate in projects as assigned, create and support user stories, attend stand-ups and other project meetings, and participate in software development activities in an agile environment.
  • Perform out-of-the-box thinking, collaborate with others, and make a difference every day!
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.Requirements
    • A Bachelor's degree in health science, business, IT or related field or equivalent experience is required, along with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience working with and supporting business applications.
    • Project management experience including Waterfall and Agile. Knowledge of SAS and healthcare data is a plus.
    • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Ability to determine business needs and translate them into technical solutions.
    • Experience with epidemiological study designs and statistical methods that address bias and confounding in observational data (e.g., self-controlled designs, propensity score methods) a plus.
    • Resilient, collaborative, flexible, innovative.Please note: As of January 18, 2022, all employees - including remote employees - must be fully vaccinated. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Point32Health is an equal opportunity employer, and will consider reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.About Us:Point32Health is a leading health and wellbeing organization, delivering an ever-better health care experience to everyone in our communities. Building on the quality, nonprofit heritage of our founding organizations, Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, we leverage our experience and expertise to help people find their version of healthier living through a broad range of health plans and tools that make navigating health and wellbeing easier.At Point32Health, we're working to reshape the world of health care by pushing past the status quo and delivering even more to the diverse communities we serve: more innovation, more access, more support, and healthier lives. And we want people like you on our side to make it even better.This job has been posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Point32Health. TalentBoost is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of TalentBoost not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.Req ID: R4178#TBHPHCI

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