BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Business Research Analyst I in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Gathers and evaluates information relevant to a given topic; presents conclusions and alternatives in the context of business goals.

Job Description:

  • Building spreadsheets, writing descriptive summaries of gathered data, organizing and prioritizing research for further review by senior managers or clients.
  • Implementing, applying and testing empirically based research models for use in areas such as marketing research, sales, and other relevant disciplines as directed.
  • Responding to requests from various business partners on investigational modeling and research studies.
  • Evaluating and testing new models, recommending and implementing revisions to improve model performance.

Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required. Equivalent work experience is defined as 4 years professional work experience.


  • 3 years’ experience in reporting environment or similar area required.
  • 1 year experience in data extraction tool(s) (i.e., SAS, SQL, Cognos, etc.) required.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills are required.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Must be a team player, be organized and have the ability to handle multiple projects.
  • Must have the ability to work within tight deadlines and adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or function in a team environment sharing responsibility, roles, and accountability.

Job Specific Requirements:

Workday Financial experience preferred.

Claims processing and research experience preferred.

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BCBST BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Inc.

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About Us

As Tennessee's largest health benefit plan company, we've been helping Tennesseans find their own unique paths to good health for over 65 years. More than that, we're your neighbors and friends – fellow Tennesseans with deep roots of caring tradition, a focused approach to physical, financial and community good health for today, and a bright outlook for an even healthier tomorrow.