*Nasco** **Business Analyst with Medigap!!!*

12 months

Telecommute - Work from home office

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Business Analyst with strong
NASCO system background for a state system implementation.  This is contract
position is forecasted to run through 2009 and needs to be able to start
quickly in a telecommuting role.  This position must be flexible to travel
to both New Jersey and Atlanta as needed.

The Business Analyst role has accountability for delivery of assigned
systems projects whose scope typically results in project duration of less
than one year and impacts one or a limited number of sub-components within
the NASCO Processing System or other NASCO Products and Services. May assist
more experienced project managers to deliver system projects of a highly
complex nature. Responsibilities include assembly and tracking of plans,
schedules and resources to ensure timely completion of project timelines.
Analyzes user needs and translates them into proper business system
requirement specifications. Defines, designs and performs user acceptance
testing on behalf of Plan customers. Able to work at the highest technical
level of most phases of systems analysis while considering the business
implications of the application to the current and future business
environment. Communicates with Senior Product Solutions Manager regarding
status of assigned projects.

* Collects and documents business and vendor requirements from stakeholders,
user groups and vendors
* Documents current and proposed business process flows using established
project management methodology
* Develops risk assessment management plans based on business and vendor
requirements using established project management methodology.
* Assists with maintaining project management documentation for assigned
* Establishes and reviews unit and user test plans and schedules to ensure
complete and accurate results are achieved. This position may conduct tests
of system changes if required.
* Provides functional interpretations of product, applications and services
* Conducts walk-throughs of system testing for understanding and error
detecting and or clarifications
* Assesses the technical function and economic feasibility of proposed
solutions; develops Change System Requests (CSR) for multiple vendors; works
with multiple vendors to achieve changes required to obtain desired outcome;
documents solutions
* Verifies needs and impacts of test issues on users' and NASCO's system
* Develops and conducts Plan readiness assessment criteria during User
Acceptance Phases (includes knowledge transition to the Plan in order for
them to successfully provide ongoing production support)
* Provides implementation support for the production environment during
negotiated timeframes
* Evaluates technical solutions in light of NASCO's and the customer's
business and system strategies
* Assists with project budget estimates for feasibility
* Develops earned value analyses and return on investment
* Tracks project expenses to project budget to ensure project stays within


* Must have experience working with various Medigap product offerings
* Comprehension of mainframe system structure versus client-server and
Mid-tier applications at a high level
* Analytical and problem solving abilities sufficient to effectively define
complex problems and solutions in a logical and organized manner
* Ability to translate and present technical processing logic/terminology
into user-friendly language.

* Good Time Management and Organizational skills
* Ability to handle multiple priorities and handle crisis situations
* Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential for
interfacing with IT staff members, Customer Support staff, Customers and
Vendors when establishing system requirements and proposed solutions
* Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with people at all
levels, inside and outside of the Company
* Ability to present in front of a varied NASCO or Plan audience
* Ability to work in a high matrixed organization
* Must be a team player and self-directed
* Must have demonstrated facilitation skills; agenda building and meeting
minutes publication and distribution

Success Factors:
* Proven ability to research, analyze, and prepare business requirements
documents, position papers and discussion documents
* Proven ability to analyze data and prepare recommendations
* Familiar with NPS and NPS architecture
* Ability to plan estimate project task/deliverables and evaluate the scope
of the project

* Three years experience with the NPS
* Previous experience working with Plans in developing business requirements
or Plan onsite experience
* Previous experience in developing testing strategy and Plan readiness for
* Proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook software tools

Training and Education:
Bachelors Degree or Relevant work experience

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to Medicare beneficiaries in the United States that provide coverage for
medical expenses not or only


Rohit Shetty

Technical Recruiter


1001 Durham Ave, Suite #101

South Plainfield, NJ 07080


9252181845 Work Number

866 294 1314 Fax


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