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Highmark Health Manager Data Analysis & Testing in Topeka, Kansas

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description :


Highmark Health's Enterprise Data Office (EDO) is seeking a passionate and experienced Testing and Quality Manager to champion a culture of quality and continuous improvement. This role will lead the transition to a "test-first" design approach, implement robust automation strategies, and drive the adoption of CI/CD practices. The incumbent will establish a comprehensive framework for linking requirements to test cases, ensuring complete coverage and accountability. As an Agile Product Owner, the incumbent will collaborate with development teams, prioritize testing activities, and ensure alignment with product roadmaps. The incumbent will also manage and develop a team of testers, leveraging their strong technical skills in test automation, CI/CD, and data quality assessment. This is an ideal opportunity for a highly motivated individual with proven experience in leading and managing testing teams within an enterprise environment, deep understanding of Agile methodologies and experience working as a Product Owner, strong technical skills in test automation, CI/CD, and data quality assessment, excellent communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills, and a passion for quality and a commitment to continuous improvement.


  • Perform management responsibilities including, but not limited to: involved in hiring and termination decisions, coaching and development, rewards and recognition, performance management and staff productivity.Plan, organize, staff, direct and control the day-to-day operations of the department; develop and implement policies and programs as necessary; may have budgetary responsibility and authority.

  • Provide leadership for data analysis, including requirement solicitation, collaboration with engineering and quality teams, testing of core data platforms, and delivering solutions to solve business problems. Work directly with delivery teams on business domain knowledge where needed. Educating and growing department staff.

  • Oversee (in Matrix) the incorporation of new data within the analytic framework for the organization, including working with alternative analytic data systems to incorporate them into the data flow for Analytic Teams. Oversee the team conducting verification of analytic data for the organization, including confirmation of the accuracy of new data sources used by analytic entities through the enterprise.

  • Develop and implement business plans, policies, and procedures related to delivering data and analytic systems. Oversee business needs, testing, and consulting of the core analytic platform/hub for the analytics organizations.

  • Monitor and report out to management on the status of departmental projects: anticipates and identifies issues that could inhibit achieving the project goals and objectives, and implementing corrective actions and mitigation strategies.

  • Other duties as needed



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Systems Analysis, Data Processing, Healthcare Informatics or Management Information Systems


  • 6 years relevant and progressive experience in lieu of Bachelor degree


  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Healthcare Informatics, or a related field



  • 7 - 10 years in a Business Analyst role, in Data Analytics or in the Healthcare Industry

To include

  • 3 - 5 years in Management


  • 10 - 15 years in the Healthcare Industry

  • 3 - 5 years in Data Warehousing



  • None


  • None


  • SQL

  • SAS

  • Microsoft Office

  • Problem-Solving

  • Communication Skills

  • Requirements Analysis

  • Testing Skills

  • Healthcare Industry

Language (Other than English)


Travel Required

0% - 25%


Position Type


Teaches / trains others regularly


Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site


Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)


Physical work site required


Lifting: up to 10 pounds


Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds


Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds


Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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Base pay is determined by a variety of factors including a candidate’s qualifications, experience, and expected contributions, as well as internal peer equity, market, and business considerations. The displayed salary range does not reflect any geographic differential Highmark may apply for certain locations based upon comparative markets.

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Req ID: J247688