UAT Analyst

<strong>Working at Advantasure is more than a job &mdash; you&rsquo;re part of a team that is becoming the country&rsquo;s leading healthcare solutions provider.<br /></strong><br /><strong>A career at Advantasure means you&rsquo;ll be part of one of the most dynamic, diversified and innovative healthcare companies in the nation. You&rsquo;ll be helping our clients make their members healthier &mdash; and our communities a better place to call home.</strong>

Southfield, USA


<p class="p1"><strong>At Advantasure, we partner with healthcare clients to simplify their operations and accelerate their business success. Powered by our broad expertise and a comprehensive suite of product and service solutions, we help health plans effectively navigate the complexity of healthcare.</strong></p>

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <br />The UAT Analyst will support the Health Plan Operations&rsquo; functional areas, product, and technology partners in testing and implement system modifications and new technology solutions that meet business needs as well as to prepare for new client implementations. This position includes developing and executing test cases and working collaboratively with business functional leads. Areas covered include Claims, Enrollment and Billing, COB/Recoveries and Appeals and Grievances, readiness for annual open enrollment, and ongoing operational/IT processes.<br /><br /> <p><strong>WORKING CONDITIONS:</strong></p> <p>Work is performed in an office setting with no unusual hazards or remotely. 20% travel may be required as needed.</p>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Develop and execute test cases, document results, and coordinate user acceptance test activities with subject matter experts.</li> <li>Actively manage application defects from inception through resolution, working with business SMEs, application designers, developers, and testers to effectively prioritize and drive to resolution.</li> <li>Develop and maintain functional and non-functional requirements documentation including Use Cases, project plans, test cases, and business process models.</li> <li>Manual execution of User Acceptance Testing (UAT) cases, capturing and reporting results to Advantasure and external vendor project managers.</li> <li>Participate in project meetings such as defect triage and test case and/or requirements documentation reviews involving cross-functional teams, key business stakeholders, and development managers.</li> <li>Collaborate with internal Advantasure and external vendor project managers and initiative leads</li> <li>Work with small teams of business analysts, implementation and operational managers, external vendors, and consultants to support implementation activities.</li> <li>Functions as a Business area expert to answer questions and address issues on the operation of an application which may come from staff or management</li> <li>Create quality UAT testing strategies, estimate resources, schedules, and manage execution of planned UAT activities.</li> <li>Monitor UAT progress; eliminate obstacles, report progress and recommendations to project and senior management.</li> <li>Participate in larger teams as a team member, and/or work independently</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <p><strong>EDUCATION:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Computer Science or Information Systems.&nbsp;</li> <li>Continuous learning, as defined by the Company&rsquo;s learning philosophy, is required.&nbsp;</li> <li>Certification or progress toward certification is highly preferred and encouraged.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Five years of insurance industry experience&nbsp;in a role centered around business requirements gathering; use case creation; technical acumen and experience with multiple systems interfaces.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>1-3 years of project experience, including user acceptance testing, business or technical analysis.&nbsp;</li> <li>Database query and SQL writing experience are a plus.&nbsp;</li> <li>Experience using JIRA tools, Advantasure Gateway and Claims Platforms preferred.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Extensive knowledge of operational business functions and the application of information systems.</li> <li>Knowledge and interest in technology, and Medicare Advantage health insurance market operations (Claims, Enrollment, Billing).</li> <li>Ability to play a support role within a team and to work independently.</li> <li>Outstanding communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.</li> <li>Comfort and ability to thrive in an ambiguous, shifting, and fast-paced work environment.</li> <li>Proven ability to validate test data preparation and verify all teams are aligned with what needs to occur to build/prepare the business functional tests, regression, and end to end testing.</li> <li>Ability to create quality UAT testing strategies and manage UAT project activities across multiple teams or functional Business areas.</li> <li>Demonstrated strong cross-functional communication, problem-solving, and collaboration skills.</li> <li>Ability to summarize UAT status, develop execution metrics and escalate issues as necessary to Management.</li> </ul>