• Data Systems Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
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  • Overview

    The Data Systems Analyst will work as part of the Data Engineering function to deliver data solutions for the business operations and analytical functions at Virginia Premier.  This position will be responsible for turning business and technology intent into actionable direction that will enable the team’s ability to support our business and data strategies.


    • Act as the liaison between Data Engineering and business customers to translate business needs into technology requirements
    • Facilitate the scoping and requirements gathering processes and capture the information necessary to direct development efforts (functional requirements, non-functional requirements, data mapping, …)
    • Assist the business  customers with quantifying the value associated with intent requests and work with the development teams to establish work effort and timeline estimates
    • Partner with the development teams to establish high level solution designs and work with the Data Architect to ensure those designs align with architectural goals
    • Provide leadership to the development teams by helping to clear impediments and resolve issues
    • Assist with the development of test plans and test cases and coordinate testing activities with the business customers
    • Provide status communications to stakeholders as needed
    • Perform data analysis to validate requirements and design decisions
    • Other duties as assigned



    • BA/BS degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field preferred, or commensurate experience in lieu of degree


    • Strong understanding of data warehouse and ETL concepts
    • Experience with the Microsoft BI stack (SQL Server 2012 and later)
    • SQL knowledge and skills
    • Knowledge of database architectures
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally
    • Ability to negotiate and resolve conflicts
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Desire to learn, innovate and evolve technology
    • Demonstrated knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies
    • Agile development experience is preferred 


    • Minimum of 4 years working in Information Systems
    • Minimum of 3 years working in data development
    • Minimum of 3 years performing systems analysis and requirements development
    • Experience leading projects
    • Healthcare experience is preferred


    • Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position


    About Us

    Virginia Premier is a managed care organization which began as a full-service Medicaid MCO in 1995. Partnered with VCU Medical Systems we strive to meet the needs of the underserved and vulnerable populations in Virginia by delivering quality driven, culturally sensitive and financially viable Medicare and Medicaid healthcare programs.  Headquartered in Richmond, VA we also have offices in Roanoke, Tidewater and Bristol with additional satellite locations allowing us to serve over 200,000 members across eighty counties throughout Virginia.  


    We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package to include excellent Medical, Dental and Vision Plans, Tuition Assistance, Infant-At-Work Program, Remote Work options and generous vacation and sick leave policies. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through various development programs, education, exciting projects and career mobility.  


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. EOE

    Our mission is to inspire healthy living within the communities we serve!


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