Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/16/22
Applications Due: 06/01/22
Vacancy ID: 104949

Position Information

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleBusiness Systems Analyst 1 (Business Systems Analyst Trainee 1) - Item #03752

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $46529 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Albany

Street Address 110 State Street

City Albany


Zip Code12236

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable on the Business Systems Analyst 1 or appropriate Civil Service eligible list or a current NYS employee eligible for transfer under Sections 52.6, 70.1 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law. Depending on qualifications, candidate may be required to serve a 2 year traineeship that leads to a journey level grade 18 position.
70.1 Transfer:
To be eligible for a 70.1 transfer, a candidate must have one year of permanent competitive service in a 70.1 qualifying title.
52.6 Transfer:
To be eligible for a 52.6 transfer, a candidate must have one year of permanent competitive service in a 52.6 qualifying title.

70.4 Transfer:
One year of permanent competitive service in a position allocated to a SG-11 or higher, possess a Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university or one recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable educational practices and have standing on the PATT or Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible lists

Duties Description Perform system analysis/design activities for IT applications-50%
Under the general direction of the Business Systems Analyst 2, the incumbent will assist in the development of integrated, customer-focused IT applications that facilitate the work of LGSA:
• Develop and validate high-level conceptual documents for the system under design, such as context diagrams, activity diagrams, and wireframes
• Document and validate functional requirements and business rules identified through elicitation activities such as use cases, user stories, and process mapping
• Document and validate source and target data needs identified through business intelligence activities such as queries, reports, data models, and data flow diagrams
• Develop and validate technical specifications, including input, processing, and output details relevant to system operations and data reporting functions
• Collaborate with business and IT staff to ensure technical specifications meet functional requirements, business rules, and data needs
• Develop and perform integration, system, and regression tests to evaluate solution performance against technical specifications
• Create user acceptance tests, monitor testing activities, and help resolve any issues to ensure application meets customer expectations and business goals
• Conduct walkthroughs, develop user manuals, and provide additional support as needed to assist with implementation

Major Activity: Perform maintenance activities for IT applications-50%
Under the general direction of the Business Systems Analyst 2, the incumbent will be assigned to a specific IT application and assist in maintenance activities such as resolving production defects, cleansing data, enhancing existing functionality, and redesigning the application due to events such as new legislation and IT environment changes:
• Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of the application and related data through document analysis, system analysis, and collaboration with business and IT staff
• Perform ad hoc queries and reports requested by business and IT staff
• Analyze and communicate how proposed system changes impact suppliers, inputs, processes (both business and system), outputs, and customers
• Develop and perform integration, system, regression, and acceptance tests to evaluate the implemented change
• Develop user acceptance tests, monitor testing activities, collaborate with business and IT staff to resolve any reported defects, and obtain testing sign-off on the change
• Update documentation (e.g., technical specifications, user manuals) and provide additional training/support as needed to communicate the change

Additional Comments Desired Competencies

• Demonstrated ability to consult with business and IT staff to ascertain scopes, requirements, and deliverables for IT application development projects
• Experience documenting requirements (e.g., process models, data flow diagrams, user stories, wireframes, data models, use cases)
• Experience translating requirements into technical specifications
• Experience creating and performing integration, system, and acceptance tests
• Experience diagnosing and resolving customer-reported IT application issues
• Familiarity with Lotus Notes, PowerBuilder, and Java applications
• Working knowledge of SQL, Java, VBA, and other programming languages
• Working knowledge of InfoMaker, OBIEE, and other business intelligence tools
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work collaboratively with business and IT staff
• Ability to effectively balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Sara Burt

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address


Street 110 State street, 12th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to no later than June 1, 2022. Please reference Item #03752 -GOER-SAB when responding.
When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section. The GOER ID # should not be included.