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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/26/24

Applications Due03/11/24

Vacancy ID152062


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleBusiness Systems Analyst 1 or Business Systems Analyst Trainee - 11229

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $47925 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Director's Office/ Information Technology Group

Biggs Laboratory/ Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12242

Minimum Qualifications Permanent transfer candidates: Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Business Systems Analyst 1(G18); OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title eligible to transfer under Section 52.6, Section 70.1, or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to a Business Systems Analyst 1(G18), Business Systems Analyst Trainee 1 (NS), or Business Systems Analyst Trainee 2 (NS). For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following: website.

Public candidates: Active list candidate on the New York State Department of Civil Service’s Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list #26-872 or or Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) Select Titles eligilbe list #50-002 with a score of 100 or higher OR qualified 55-b/55-c candidate in possession of a Bachelor’s or higher degree.

Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate must be able to work well both independently and collaboratively in a team environment. Skilled at effective communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain positive working relationships. Possess excellent analytical and organizational skills. Experienced in laboratory settings and with laboratory instrumentation preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Word, SharePoint, Visio, and Project.

Duties Description A Business System Analyst 1 will support the Wadsworth Center’s Information Technology Group (ITG). The Center’s innovative and complex laboratory instrumentation requires rapid deployment on of technical infrastructure to respond to evolving infectious and environmental threats. ITG supports the Center by providing analysis, development, implementation and evaluation of information technology projects to ensure completion of laboratory informatics processes in a timely and secure manner. The incumbent will plan and perform analysis of laboratory instrumentation and integration with existing technology infrastructure; gather information from laboratory stakeholders; review vendor instrumentation documentation; determine workflows for implementation; create documentation of future implementation state; and perform gap analysis for existing instrumentation to optimize existing workflows. Additionally, this position will develop test processes and scenarios for validation of instrumentation integration and requirements and will train lab staff on informatics processes and troubleshooting steps. This position will support new laboratory initiatives and the continual improvement of our existing technical processes across the Center, serving a wide variety of critical business and programmatic efforts. ITG collaborates with New York State’s Office of Information Technology Services to build and support effective technology solution. ITG requires creative problem solvers and analytical thinkers with a technology background and business analysis.

Additional Comments Dependent upon the initial assignment or subsequent reassignment of this position satisfactory background checks may be required. Additionally, exposure to potentially hazardous substances may be involved with this position; the selected candidate may be required to wear personal protective clothing and equipment, and may undergo pre-employment and/or periodic health evaluations and receive specific immunizations. Travel between Wadsworth locations will be required for instrument evaluation and consultation.

Permanent, competitive, full-time. Two year traineeship leading to a G18. Transfer candidates may be asked for SSN to verify title history and eligibility.

We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Name Human Resources Management Group, MPP/BSA 1/11229

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 5184763395

Email Address


Street RM 2217, Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference MPP/BSA1/11229 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, MPP/BSA1/11229, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until March 11, 2024.

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