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Anthem, Inc. Business Information Analyst Sr in Walnut Creek, California


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

This healthcare business information role is responsible for creating and refreshing dashboards / visualizations for Anthem’s California Commercial business. The position will routinely work closely with the local business, provider, and clinical operations teams to gather data from multiple sources and assemble meaningful reports on healthcare cost, utilization and population metrics. The position will assess multiple data sources and recommend the most appropriate source for business needs. A key responsibility is to work closely with report developers and end users to identify and coordinate implementation of new reports and modifications to existing reports. The position will implement and monitor processes to refresh and deliver dashboards.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Design, Build and Refresh dashboards/data visualization related to healthcare data

  • Coordinate schedule refresh of reports and dashboards

  • Present summarized data interpretations and caveats to business and technical end-users

  • Evaluate data sources and determine the most appropriate data source for use in specific projects

  • Conduct quality checks for extracted data and other deliverables

  • Establish and maintain excellent knowledge of data definitions and data integrity issues specific to California

  • Coordinate projects related to dashboard development and/or small IT enhancements

  • Monitor processes related to data gathering, query execution, and dashboard refresh, identify and recommend improvements

  • Analyzes data and summarizes performance using summary statistical procedures.

  • Develops and analyzes business performance reports (e.g. for claims data, provider data, utilization data) and provides notations of performance deviations and anomalies

  • Make recommendations based upon data analysis.

    Preferred Skills

  • Experience working with large data sets and multiple data sources preferred.

  • Expert Level Proficiency with MS Excel, including pivot table functions

  • Experience building views in data visualization tools

  • Ability to communicate effectively with multiple levels in the organization and summarize technical terms to business support areas

  • Experience working in a matrixed environment and proactive approach to obtain answers within deadlines

  • Familiarity with relational databases and knowledge of query tools and statistical software is a plus

  • Ability to manipulate large sets of data is also required

  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills

    Preferred locations: Woodland Hills, Walnut Creek, or Sacramento, and Occasional travel to/within California will be required.

    At this time, Anthem will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.



  • Requires a BS/BA degree in related field; 3-5 years data analysis or related experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background

  • Knowledge of healthcare terminology and common cost, utilization and quality measures is highly preferred.

  • PC, spreadsheet and database skills, as well as experience in standard Business Information tools.

    We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.

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