Premera Blue Cross Configuration Analyst III in Mountlake Terrace, Washington

Join Our Team: Do Meaningful Work and Improve People’s Lives

Our purpose, to improve customers’ lives by making healthcare work better, is far from ordinary. And so are our employees. Working at Premera means you have the opportunity to drive real change by transforming healthcare.

To better serve our customers, we’re creating a culture that promotes employee growth, collaborative innovation, and inspired leadership. We are committed to creating an environment where employees can do their best work and where best-in-class talent comes, stays, and thrives!

As a Configuration Analyst III on our Applications Development team you will analyze, configure, and implement business requirements and system functionality to support the business.

What you’ll do

  • Evaluate, design, configure, and document system solutions consistent with established standards

  • Assess the impact and feasibility of requested changes to the company’s and vendor systems and applications and provide communication, direction and reporting of assessments, analysis, and solutions

  • Develop an expert understanding of the underlying data structure and configuration potential for the applications you support

  • Advocate and identify opportunities to leverage configuration to address business needs developing and implementing recommended configuration solutions

  • Share your configuration expertise mentoring and training other analysts to develop their system configuration knowledge

  • Support automation efforts relating to quality audits

  • Be part of a new agile team and support leadership in driving continuous improvement

  • Lead a variety of projects in different areas that support our providers

  • Act as a mentor to level I & II analysts on the team

What you’ll bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 years’ work experience in a computer system support role

  • 3 years health industry knowledge and experience

  • Experience configuring data for a healthcare application preferred

  • Experience presenting technical concepts to a non-technical audience preferred

  • Healthcare Management e.g. Utilization Management and Case Management and/or Claims experience preferred

  • An ability to excel in a collaborative environment

What we offer

  • Medical, vision and dental coverage

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Retirement programs (401K employer match and pension plan)

  • Wellness incentives, onsite services, a discount program and more

  • Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees

  • Generous Paid Time Off to reenergize

  • Free parking

Equal employment opportunity/affirmative action:

Premera is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Premera seeks to attract and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

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At Premera, we make healthcare work better. By focusing on improving our customers’ experience purposefully and serving their needs passionately, we make the process easier, less costly, and more positive. Through empathy and advocacy, we change lives.

As the leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, we provide comprehensive health benefits and services to more than 2 million customers, from individuals to Fortune 100 companies. Our services include innovative programs focused on health management, wellness, prevention, and patient safety. We deliver these programs through health, life, vision, dental, disability, and other related products and services.

Premera Blue Cross is headquartered in Mountlake Terrace, WA, with operations in Spokane and Anchorage. The company has operated in Washington since 1933 and in Alaska since 1952. With more than 80 years of experience in the region, we deliver innovation, choice, and expertise.