Technical Analyst - EDI

Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 17, 2017
Sep 08, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time

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Position Description

This position is responsible for to create and maintain technical requirements and system design of EDI transaction solutions that follow established software development standards and policies. Firm understanding of ANSII ASC X12 file standards with emphasis on the healthcare related 837P, 837I, 835, and 834 transaction sets. Responsible for collaborating with EDI Operations Analyst, software engineers, software architect and security analysts to develop, test, document and implement Healthcare EDI solutions. Serves as technical liaison with technical contacts at trading partner and other external organizations.

·Collaborate with EDI Operations Analyst, project leads, business analysts, end users and third party contacts to design, develop, test implement and document Healthcare EDI solutions.

·Collaborate with engineers, analysts, and designers in conceptualizing and developing new software programs and applications related to EDI processing.

·Assist in the preparation and documentation of EDI software requirements and specifications.

·Conduct research on changes in EDI standards in support of procurement and development efforts.

·Schedule, stop, start and install workflows per DBA specifications or other IT processes.

·Run and monitor software performance tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging.

·Administer critical analysis of test results and deliver solutions to problem areas.

·Generate statistics and prepare and write reports for management and/or team members on the status of the EDI process.

·Assist in the development and maintenance of user manuals and companion guides.

·Install software products for end users as required.

·Collaborate with other members of the IS department to assist in resolving problems with software products or company software systems related to EDI processing.

·Other projects and duties as assigned.


Bachelor degree in Computer Science; demonstrated experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Required Experience

Five years of technical Healthcare EDI experience.  Experience with mapping of Healthcare EDI transactions, including, but not limited to ANSII ASC X12 file standards with emphasis on the healthcare related 837P, 837I, 835, and 834 transaction sets.  Software troubleshooting experience and knowledge of applicable data and HIPAA privacy practices and laws.

Software troubleshooting experience and knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.  Experience with specific phases of the software development life cycle, especially developing functional requirements, software development, and unit testing. Experience with software development methodologies, including Agile.

Preferred Experience

Experience with administration functions with BizTalk for EDI data integration.

Two years of experience working on Agile teams with experience in developing Epics, User Stories, Acceptance Criteria. Experience in Test Driven Development and automated unit testing. Knowledge of others Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, Feature Driven Development (FDD).


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As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.




Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers. At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

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