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Senior Business Analyst

Hybrid | Eagan, Minnesota
Job ID: R0004516 Career Area: Information Technology Date Posted: 04/16/2024
About Blue Cross

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is one of the most recognized and trusted health care brands in the world with 2.5 million members. We’re committed to reinventing health care to improve health for our members and the community. We hope you'll join us.

How Is This Role Important to Our Work?

This position is responsible for performing highly complex technical and analytical work under limited supervision in support of developing and implementing strategic business solutions through research, audit and analysis of data. This position functions as a Content Expert/Business Lead on various projects and work assignments. The incumbent works both independently and with a team to plan, initiate and lead analysis from conceptual development, through the programming stage and to implementation. Responsibilities include working with customers to understand business requirements, data management and stewardship for a variety of data sources, data analysis and the application of analytical techniques to ensure that the data is answering the right question. The incumbent will also be relied upon as a Business Intelligence power user and a data steward for the department, providing services to a variety of customers.

A Day in the Life:

  • Directs and coordinates individual projects and related activities to ensure project progresses on schedule.

  • Develops integrated solutions to unique and highly complex problems.

  • Expert working knowledge of analysis, design, development, testing, debugging, implementation, maintenance and/or enhancement of new or existing systems through reporting and documentation.

  • Facilitates project teams and may provide training to staff to achieve milestones and objectives.

  • Serves as a data and analytical consultant for key internal stakeholders.

  • Serves as a data expert across a variety of legacy and contemporary data sources and is recognized as having a skill set that few within the organization have.

  • Develops meaningful reporting programs in a variety of reporting and analytic tools, integrating multiple data sources together.

  • Assists co-workers in using data/information in new and innovative ways.

  • Interact with varying levels of leadership, including executives, to present information and provide suggestions for improving internal enterprise data sources.

  • Working with associates across the organization on data sources, how to access data sources and the best source to access to meet data needs.

  • Partners with internal customers to define requirements at a very granular level, including understanding the question at hand, and provides the optimal data reporting solution.

Required Skills and Experiences:

  • 5+ years of related professional experience. All relevant experience including work, education, transferable skills, and military experience will be considered.
  • Experience with any of the following tools and platforms: like (Microsoft BI, Power BI, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, SAS JCL, SAS EG, SAS BI, SQL Server, Visual Basic or VIPS)
  • Technical proficiency in developing reports using Power BI and other/or other reporting tools like Tableau, Cognos etc.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access.
  • Exceptional ability to work in high paced environment, handling multiple responsibilities and projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, evaluate and interpret complex data sets.
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to present complex technical information to non-technical audiences and executives.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team setting with individuals having diverse professional backgrounds including business, technical and /or clinical.

Make A Difference

Blue Cross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Reasonable Accommodation for Job Seekers with a Disability: If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to

All roles require a high school diploma (or equivalency) and legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® of Minnesota and Blue Plus® are nonprofit independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
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