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Guidehouse Healthcare Product Development Analysts, Senior Consultant in Des Moines, Iowa

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

A key part of Guidehouse's work with healthcare clients involves performing analytics on large sets of client and third-party data using various data production tools. This role will include ongoing analytics development, production support of existing tools and delivery of analytic insights to Guidehouse teams and clients. In addition, this role will require collaboration with cross-functional teams to support automation of existing models developed in the consulting practice to provide distinctive analytic capabilities for Guidehouse consulting teams. This role will provide opportunities for project management and analytic product development as well as continuing to build domain expertise.

Three key areas of responsibility include:

Product Management:

Work with Analytic Development team members and technology partners to develop and maintain analytic tools against a product roadmap. Common responsibilities include:

  • Assist in developing tools and processes to optimize production efficiency and increase technical capability by translating business needs into actionable, production data processes

  • Design and deliver automated, repeatable processes to establish ongoing data relationships with Guidehouse Healthcare clients

  • Collaborate with team members, developers, content experts and client stakeholders to document business requirements and create databases/tools specifications.

  • Configure and develop data structures, production processes, QA processes and reports/visualizations

  • Create product vision/roadmap and convert ambiguous problem statements to detailed requirements and solutions.

  • Apply product management best practices

    Technical / Analytic Development:

    Provide product ownership and technical design support to manage product development processes. Common responsibilities include:

  • Lead technical development team efforts

  • Manage SDLC for products / standardized analytics

  • Work with offshore development teams (BI/ETL/BA/QA/Other)

  • Interface with vendors and development partners as needed

  • Document business requirements and technical specifications including data sources, data fields, business logic, calculations, metrics, mockups for dashboards and reports based on feedback from key business / functional stakeholders

    Client Support:

    Execute engagement tasks to collect and structure client data in forms to deliver to high quality outputs for clients. Common responsibilities include:

  • Gather relevant client information as well as maintain documentation of key data elements required

  • Develop data collection plans and work with consulting teams and/or client personnel to identify the correct data elements, including helping to understand data content, discerning field meanings and assessing data quality

  • Identify and investigate gaps or anomalies in source data (brainstorming for causes, solutions or remedies)

  • Manage the production cycle for ongoing data feeds to ensure timely and accurate report delivery, e.g., dataset completeness, passing of QA/validation, processing schedule, etc.

Qualifications

  • S. or M.S.; relevant degrees may include: Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, Health Informatics, Information Technology and Business Analytics

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work or course work experience with databases (MS SQL Server), analytics and business intelligence technologies, including production level data and analytic delivery to healthcare clients leveraging BI tools

  • Champion of data analytics and its potential to guide critical business and design decisions in Healthcare

  • Proven ability to develop analytical applications leveraging large or complex data sets, e.g., ETL process design and administration, within common database and business intelligence / reporting platforms, e.g., SQL, SSIS, SSRS, TIBCO Spotfire, Power BI, Qlik, Tableau, EazyBI or others

  • Previous experience or high level of comfort working with a team that spans multiple time zones

  • Detail-oriented in approach to work; self-starter able to work independently as well as manage projects with external resources (including off-shore) to deliver quality end-products.

  • Demonstrated experience managing SaaS analytic tools/applications in B2B or B2C settings and track record of delivering high quality end-products/services in content area/s

  • Strong technical understanding of data modelling, design, architecture principles, and techniques to take business requirements from concept to implementation

  • Product Management certification is preferred but not required, e.g., Certified Scrum Product Owner (”CSPO”), Certified ScrumMaster (“CSM”), Agile Certified Product Manager and Product Owner (“ACPMPO”)

  • Experience in any of the following is highly preferred:

  • Software Development Lifecycle – Agile Scrum/others

  • Adjudicated paid healthcare claims data

  • Population health & Value Based Care – healthcare cost, utilization and quality

  • CMS Bundled Payment programs (BPCI Advanced, CJR)

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

This position is open to candidates virtually from Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona or Eastern, Pacific and Central time zones.

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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