Senior IT Analyst

Maryland Heights MO 63043 St Louis 1 14100 Magellan Plaza

Job Description

This position will analyze, evaluate and redesign business, IT or operational processes using scientific approaches such as Critical Thinking, Lean Management, ITIL, Design Thinking and structured systems analysis and design. Work quickly and independently while delivering high-quality outputs. Use strong organizational skills for tracking multiple deliverables simultaneously and be able to synthesize the results. Pay meticulous attention to detail; the ability to juggle many tasks in parallel without lowering the quality bar. Collaborate with Software Engineers to understand features and technical implementation and ensure highest quality product delivery. Develop deep understanding of the business/technical domain.
  • Independently participate in requirements documentation, business systems configuration and defining/execution of acceptance criteria.  Document issues and participate in their resolution.
  • Work closely with development and business teams to understand business requirements.
  • Translate business needs into high-level technical specifications and design. Identify gaps and ensure deployment of solutions. 
  • Support business-critical systems using mature IT and software engineering practices.
  • Develop, deploy, and execute test strategies. 
  • Work with team to ensure the highest quality product delivery.
  • Work closely with cross functional teams and across boundary organizations to gather requirements, define solutions, implement new tools and process, and provide ongoing support to these teams.
  • Test applications and products at the user level, both manually and with automated tools. 
  • Develop deep understanding of the applications that he/she/they support.  
  • Communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings.
  • Track multiple test executions simultaneously and synthesize the results.

General Job Information


Senior IT Analyst



Job Family

Info Technology Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience



GED, High School

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Additional skills necessary to exceed minimum performance standards)1. Education: BA Computer Science Or Equilvelant On The Job Experience 2. Experience: 5 years of experience as Quality Assurance Analyst 3. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Good understanding of com- puter hardware, computer software. Good understanding of various QA procedures and products.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: (Skills necessary to meet minimum performance standards of the position)1. Education: Associates Degree: Computer Science Or Re- lated Subjects 2. Experience: 3 or more years working as Quality As- surance Analyst 3. Computer Skills: Working knowledge of MS Office ToolsOTHER: Good Written And Oral Communications, Excellent People Skills, Ability To Work Under Tight Dead-Lines, Understanding Of Busi- ness Applications, Ability To Work With Technical and Non-Tech- nical Staff

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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