Quest Diagnostics
Analyst, Technical Support - HWS (Remote)
At a glance
Location: US-KS-Lenexa Map
Posted: 10/20/2021
Closing: 11/19/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Quest Diagnostics
Job description

Analyst, Technical Support - HWS (Remote) 

Basic Purpose:

This position is responsible for the development and technical support of inbound and outbound eligibility feeds, transmission (interface) requests and execution, and operational coordination and custom report generation in support of internal and external customer data needs. They will work with Senior Analysts, Project Managers, internal and external data partners and SMEs to develop and implement Business Analytics tools and create the proper documentation needed to support requests.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•         Assists in the identification, development and implementation of opportunities related to employer provided population health services.

•         Support wellness project initiatives (i.e. long-term strategy planning, business initiatives, etc.)

•         Develop custom Business Analytics tools using Alteryx, SQL, Tableau and UiPath.

•         Develop custom inbound and outbound data feeds and reports using Alteryx and SQL. 

•         Develop re-usable and ad-hoc reports for clients and for internal use. 

•         Provide support for Transmission Requests and Data Interfaces.

•         Escalate possible issues to project manager, management and stakeholders.

•         Respond to issues in accordance with established Standard Operating Procedures and Service Level Agreements

•         Perform root-cause analysis on issues. Research and propose short term and long-term solutions.

•         Proactively communicate with internal and external teams to assess issues and provide periodic status of short-term and long-term solutions.

•         Assure data integrity by conducting review of inbound/outbound data workflows, and participation in both internal User Acceptance testing and acceptance testing with 3rd parties.

•         Complete and thorough documentation to support all system modifications and enhancements.

•         Satisfactorily meets estimated completion dates.

•         Timely and accurate reporting of project status and systems recommendations.

•         Participate on issue resolution teams to address application\system issues.

•         Capture requirements and develop operational reports.

•         Facilitating the secure movement of data files to designated locations.

•         Designing, coding and maintaining Alteryx, SQL, Tableau, RPA bot and Microsoft Excel-based data analysis and reporting tools.

•         Develop and document APA and RPA workflows.

•         Provide requirements, test, and implement system enhancements to proprietary ERM tools.

•         Assist program management team in the management of customer expectations of delivery timelines and quality of data uploads.

•         Identify and execute methods to improve efficiency of turnaround times and quality assurance measures.


Supervision Exercised:

This position does not directly supervise others, but does serve as a high visibility contributor within a matrixed environment, with opportunities to serve as project lead where appropriate.  Must possess the ambition and demonstrated skills and experiences to lead initiatives across functional areas.


Bachelor’s degree desired or equivalent work experience

1 -2 years’ experience in high volume data manipulation

Must be able to remain in a stationery position

Perform job duties with frequent interruptions or distractions

Adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate.

Ability to interact professionally with colleagues and/or customers for different purposes in different contexts.

Maintain composure under pressure

Performs a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another

Ability to comprehend and follow verbal or written instructions

Using effective verbal communication

Using effective written communication

Concentrate on tasks

Ability to making decisions

Examine/observe details

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; including strong ability to communicate over telephone and email

High level computer skills & strong Microsoft Office skills, especially MS Excel (advanced understanding of complex/nested formulas, including: logical IF functions, Vlookup/Hlookup, Date/Time and text manipulation functions)

Basic Alteryx, SQL and Tableau skills

Strong ability to learn and utilize new software

Experience supporting multiple simultaneous projects and the flow of information across multiple work groups. 

Experience leading projects and initiatives

Exceptional attention to detail

Strong organization skills

Familiarity with data encryption techniques and file transfer protocol

Analyst, Technical Support - HWS (Remote)