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Emergent Holdings Lead Technical Business Analyst -- Claims in Lansing, Michigan

HIS POSITION CAN BE LOCATED REMOTELY ACROSS THE U.S. SUMMARY: The Lead Technical Business Analyst is a leadership role on production support team responsible for ensuring that business requirements are documented and every functional and business consideration is identified before implementing each solution. On a production team this role will also be responsible for client communication related to defects and service requests and contributing to standards for client. RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS: * Creates functional specifications- Collects, understands, and transmits business requirements for projects, and translates into functional specifications, database designs, and detailed test plans. * Works with client business to understand requirements- Partners with clients to gather all requirements to formulate business process specifications and translates those into application functionality, understanding the value proposition(s) of the project and deciding when to advocate and when to compromise to arrive at mutually acceptable solutions. * Works with technical staff to translate requirements- Assists the technical team in translating application functionality into application architecture and the production of system functionality documents. Communicates business directives, goals, and needs to the technical team and serves as a client interface for managing user expectations and client satisfaction. * Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. * Manages development life cycle- Helps design and execute test plans and tracks and resolves defects to ensure that business requirements and functional specifications are tested and fulfilled. * Participates in and/or executes the multiple stages of testing (i.e., system, integration, installation, performance, regression). * Coordinates data and provides presentations for management teams on various topics as needed. * Develops and maintains an effective working relationship with customers and ability to plan, organize, direct, and lead scrum teams and projects simultaneously. * Manages projects and processes as required with active participation in systems testing, develops procedures/controls, and assists in implementing recommendations for the ongoing improvement. This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required. EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree required. Relevant combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Continuous learning, as defined by the Company's learning philosophy, is required. Certification or progress toward certification is highly preferred and encouraged. EXPERIENCE: Seven to ten years of experience in business analysis or software validation and testing for web-based applications in healthcare or health insurance, Medicare, and commercial business lines. SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED: * Demonstrated excellence in a rapid product developing environment, with expertise in gathering requirements, designing products (database and UI), and achieving high-quality results within specified timeframes. * Knowledge in the planning, design, and testing phases of SDLC, including requirements analysis and business specification, development, enhancement, quality assurance, testing methodologies, and implementations. * Knowledge of business analysis and the itera