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DST Systems Implementation Consultant in Kansas City, Missouri

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

As an Associate with SS&C Health, you will be part of an organization that promotes better health outcomes for consumers through clinical and technological innovations. We accomplish this by leveraging the robust technology foundation and powerful analytic resources that are the core of SS&C, with industry leading clinical expertise and strategic pharmacy and healthcare solutions. You will join a team that is redefining the value of pharmacy in healthcare through the integration of advanced analytics, clinical insights and transformative digital capabilities.

Role Overview

Implementation Consultants possess subject matter expertise in multiple functional areas (e.g., benefits, eligibility, pharmacy networks) and demonstrate in-depth knowledge of SS&C operational workflow and processes, products, and service offerings. They lead and perform activities that support new business and product implementations, global initiatives, and/or internal daily operations. They develop and maintain implementation models that outline the business requirements associated with various implementations. Implementation Consultants support large, complex, and/or high priority implementation projects and may lead implementations of moderate scope and complexity. They work directly with the customer and internal departments to plan, coordinate, and execute project tasks on schedule with available resources. They coordinate project tasks related to requirements analysis, configuration and customization, project documentation, customer communication, issue resolution, testing, customer training/education, solution deployment and implementation, and post-implementation support. They identify, research, and resolve and/or engage others in the research and resolution of moderately complex implementation problems. They manage customer expectations and ensure project outcomes successfully meet those expectations. They communicate and escalate across business groups and to leadership. They may provide scheduled and ad-hoc support in their areas of expertise to internal business units.

Using product, industry, and best business practices knowledge and experience, Implementation Consultants function in a consultative role, serving as subject matter expert and project resource during an implementation, conversion, upgrade, expansion of new services and/or products, and/or process optimization review. They identify and present software product solutions and related business solutions that support the customer's tactical and strategic initiatives. Responsibilities include but are not limited to solution definition, requirements analysis, system configuration and customization, scope analysis, workflow consulting, data mapping, detailed project documentation, issue resolution, testing, customer training/education, solution deployment and implementation, and transitory post-implementation support. Implementation Consultants partner with other functional groups (e.g., marketing/sales, applications analysis, development teams) and customers to introduce and support new product functionality and/or additional product and/or service offerings. May identify additional revenue opportunities and provide cross-selling support.

Responsibilities

  • Capture customer(s’) vision and define business need, collaborating SME’s, stakeholders, customer representatives on global projects. Functions as a liaison between customers and internal groups to coordinate information technology solutions with business initiatives.

  • Engage and assist technical teams, subject-matter experts, customers, and vendors in the development of detailed product requirements and specifications.

  • Escalate and manage issues in a timely manner. Proactively engage appropriate individuals or management in issue awareness/resolution as necessary.

  • Facilitate communication between members of the project team, including the customer, internal resources, steering committee members, executive project sponsors, and third-party vendors.

  • Provide customer relationship management, including setting expectations, during the lifecycle of the implementation project.

Qualifications

Minimal:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of work-related experience, or 4 years equivalent work-related experience

Preferred:

  • Previous Implementation, project management and/or PBM industry experience is preferred.

Location:

Kansas City Missouri

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

SS&C DST is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, SS&C DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

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