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Business Analyst - Anchorage, AK

Date:  Aug 6, 2022

Anchorage, AK, US, 99503

Req ID:  11642

Be part of a team that unleashes the power of leading-edge technologies to help improve the health and well-being of those most vulnerable in our country and communities. Working at HMS, a Gainwell Company carries its rewards. You’ll have an incredible opportunity to grow your career in a company that values work flexibility, learning, and career development. You’ll add to your technical credentials and certifications while enjoying a generous, flexible vacation policy and educational assistance. We also have comprehensive leadership and technical development academies to help build your skills and capabilities.



HMS, a Gainwell Technologies Company

HMS is hiring for the Business Analyst role. The appropriate candidates for this role will have the ability to apply an intermediate level of subject matter knowledge to solve a variety of common business issues for HMS’s Alaska Medicaid client. Business Analysts will work on problems/projects of moderately complex scope. They will exercise independent judgment within defined practices and procedures to determine appropriate action and act as an informed team member providing analysis of information and limited project direction input. In addition, the Business Analyst will follow established guidelines and interpret policies, evaluate unique circumstances, and make recommendations.

Your role in our mission

  • Formulates and defines system scope and objectives using knowledge of information technology and industry knowledge/requirements. 
  • Gathers information from the system, analyzes program and time requirements, and prepares documentation to change existing programs. 
  • Evaluates unique circumstances and makes recommendations. 
  • Acts as a liaison between client and technical solutions/support groups, using strong communication skills to elicit, document, analyze and validate business processes, systems, and solution requirements. 
  • Researches, identifies, and specifies solutions to problems. 
  • Supports and conducts visualization, user experience, and configuration elements of solution design. 
  • Documents require specifications using high-maturity methods, processes, and tools. 
  • Supports requirements management and change management processes. 
  • Supports aspects of the business cycle, including proposals, feasibility studies, and implementations. 
  • Considers the business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment. 

What we're looking for

  • Four or more years of business analysis experience 
  • Experience working with business processes and re-engineering, and strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Experience with requirements determination using structured techniques for documentation, analysis, and evaluation/validation 
  • Experience working with computer programming concepts and basic language 
  • Interpersonal skills, presentation skills to present to management and customers, and personal computer and business solutions software skills 

What you should expect in this role

  • All employees must reside in Anchorage, AK.
  • Work-from-home (WFH); or Hybrid model including in-office to Anchorage, AK and WFH days to be defined.
  • For positions assigned to WFH, reliable high-speed internet connectivity is required. 
  • Employees working-from-home may be required to report to the office, at times, to support work efforts. 


The pay range for this position is $60,500.00 - $75,600.00 per year, however, the base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. Put your passion to work at HMS, a Gainwell Company. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career in a company that values work flexibility, learning, and career development. All salaried, full-time candidates are eligible for our generous, flexible vacation policy, a 401(k) employer match, comprehensive health benefits, and educational assistance. We also have a variety of leadership and technical development academies to help build your skills and capabilities.


We believe nothing is impossible when you bring together people who care deeply about making healthcare work better for everyone. Build your career with HMS, a Gainwell Company, an industry leader. You’ll be joining a company where collaboration, innovation, and inclusion fuel our growth. Learn more about HMS, A Gainwell Technologies Company at our company website and visit our Careers site for all available job role openings.


HMS, a Gainwell Company is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, where all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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