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Sr Business Systems Analyst
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Contract Position
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Applied on October 26, 2020
Job Id #43755 Posted October 16, 2020

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Eligibility Intake . End to end file processing for eligibility data.

Ideal Background:

  • Healthcare background, knowledge of HIPAA standard, Worked in agile delivery model

Team and Team size:

  • Varies. 1 SM, 6-8 developers, 2-3 QE

Top Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for conducting complex and thorough research of existing processes, systems, systems logic to develop detailed systems specifications to meet the objectives of the assigned projects.
  • Work closely with Developers and Quality Assurance Analysts to ensure requirements and design are completely understood
  • Act as the liaison between Business and development team
  • Work closely with business teams to strategize solutions that support long term business objectives
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared backlog to work on
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Analyze and verify requirements, user stories, and acceptance tests for completeness and consistency.
  • Work with internal and external development, QA and UAT teams to ensure delivered solution meets requirements utilizing acceptance test criteria.
  • Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Communicate design to all stakeholders and varying levels of the organization
  • Present and evaluate design solutions objectively and facilitate conflict resolution
  • Work closely with business teams to strategize solutions that support long term business objectives
  • Lead and mentor other Systems Analysts and Product Owners
  • Research and analyze market, the users, and the roadmap for the product
  • Follow our competitors and the industry
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends.


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of healthcare experience with exposure to Medicare and Medicaid.
  • 5+ years of experience in Systems Analysis or IT Development
  • 5+ years of experience translating business requirements into a detailed system specification
  • Experienced in data gathering/analysis and writing system requirements and user stories.
  • Exposure to Agile Methodology and familiar with tools like Jira, Rally etc.
  • Experience working with dynamic, highly collaborative teams, requiring close consultation and coordination.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access).

Nice to have:

  • Experience managing complex projects
  • Experience as a Product Owner in managing backlog and work prioritization
  • Experience working with test plans and test cases
  • Exposure to ATDD
  • Understanding of distributed technologies & architecture.

Interview process:

  • How many rounds? 2-3
  • Video vs. phone? Phone
  • How technical will the interviews be?

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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