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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/29/24

Applications Due03/15/24

Vacancy ID152561

NY HELPNo

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleBusiness Systems Analyst 2 (NY HELPS)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $81705 to $103350 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 10 British American Blvd

City Latham

StateNY

Zip Code12110

Minimum Qualifications NY HELPS:
This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS).

For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title maybe filled via a non-competitive appointment, which means no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the title for which they apply. At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making temporary appointments. In May 2024, if a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin.

At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded with all of the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.

Non-Competitive Minimum Qualifications:

• A bachelor’s degree and three years of business analysis experience in a largescale automated system such as a customized Oracle People Soft application, performing the following: eliciting requirements as the foundation for the solution to the organization's business needs; identifying solutions aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the system, business process, or product/service to fulfill the business requirements; describing in a written document what the system, process, or product service must do in order to satisfy the established business requirements; validating requirements throughout the product/system development life cycle (SDLC); and developing test plans/scenarios and logical designs, testing the scenarios, reviewing test results, identifying constraints and risks, and/or communicating with stakeholders.

*Minimum Qualifications Substitution: a Juris Doctor, master's or higher degree in a related field can substitute for one year of specialized experience.

Current NYS Employee: Reachable on the Civil Service Eligible List for Business Systems Analyst 2 OR eligible for transfer.

Preferred Skills:
• High level of attention to detail, ability to multi-task.
• Strong leadership skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Strong written and verbal skills.
• Strong Facilitation skills.
• Self-motivated, organized and independent.
• Ability to set priorities.

Duties Description The Office of the New York State Attorney General (OAG) is recognized as a national leader in civil rights, investor protection, labor rights, personal privacy, public safety, and criminal law enforcement. The OAG is responsible for defending the State in litigation, engages in affirmative civil and criminal investigations and litigation, and serves as the chief guardian of the legal rights of the citizens of New York, its businesses, and its natural resources. The Information Technology Bureau has the unique responsibility of supporting the OAG as the People’s Lawyer in its many and varied initiatives, multiple locations, and numerous platforms. If you are looking to bring your technological experience and skill set to an organization which serves the interests of the citizens of New York State in a multitude of ways every day, we encourage you to apply to join the IT team here at the OAG where you will get to work on innovative solutions.

The Business Systems Analyst 2 will work within the Performance and Portfolio Management Office within the Information Technology Bureau, and work closely with project managers and key stakeholders to define and develop requirements for new or existing information technology (IT) systems and business processes. Analyst will also analyze, communicate, test and validate requirements for changes to business systems.

The Business Systems Analyst 2 will perform analysis, portfolio, and IT Governance activities; promote business analysis organizational maturity; develop, communicate, and maintain methodology and standards to promote a consistent approach relative to business systems analyst. The specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Use business analysis techniques to elicit requirements as the foundation for the solution to the organization's business needs (e.g., workshops, focus groups, interviews, observation, brainstorming, surveys/questionnaires, or Joint Application Development (JAD) Sessions).
• Use business analysis techniques for the purpose of identifying solutions aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the system, business process, or product/service to fulfill the business requirements (e.g., Data Flow Diagram, Business Process Model, Root Cause Analysis, Fish Bone Diagram, Context Diagram, Business Process Flows, or Fit-Gap Analysis).
• Describe in comprehensive written documents what the system, process, or product service must do to satisfy the established business requirements; this includes creating, updating, and maintaining documentation through the system development life cycle (e.g., Business Case, Use Case, Business Requirement Document [BRD], Fit-Gap Analysis, Impact and Feasibility Analysis, or Change Management Analysis).
• Validate requirements throughout the product/system development life cycle (SDLC) including all changes to the processes that would enable an organization to achieve its goals.
• Verify requirements throughout the product/system development life cycle (SDLC) to ensure they perform to the required specifications and can achieve the design capabilities; this includes developing test plans/scenarios and logical designs, testing the scenarios, reviewing test results, identifying constraints and risks, and/or communicating with stakeholders.
• Establish timetables for completion of projects; communicate business process and system requirements to IT staff, program staff and stakeholders; develops test data scenarios and analyzes the results.
• Perform business analysis intelligence activities such as data mining to extract data for forecasting, service delivery metrics, and provide management with data to make policy decisions.
• Assist with change management functions including stakeholder identification, preparation of communications, process support, and change reinforcement.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Careers with the State offer multiple benefits including paid vacation leave (13+ days per year), sick leave, paid State holidays off, health insurance including vision & dental, entry into the NYS retirement (pension) system, education and training, eligibility for public student loan forgiveness, and job stability with promotional opportunities. Workplace flexibilities include multiple options for employees including telecommuting (up to two days per week) and alternative work schedules.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.

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

Name Human Resources Management Bureau

Telephone 5187762500

Fax

Email Address hr.recruitment@ag.ny.gov

Address

Street Office of the Attorney General, Human Resources Managment Bureau

The Capitol

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12224

 

Notes on ApplyingHow to Apply: Applications must be submitted online. Copy and paste the following URL into your web browser:

https://lgr.ag.ny.gov/ords/f?p=136:10:::::P10_LGR_JOB_ID,P10_POSITIONTYPE,P10_LGR_WRITING_SAMPLE_IND:5426,22,

If you have questions or issues with your application, please contact OAG Human Resources Management Bureau by email at hr.recruitment@ag.ny.gov indicating "Business Systems Analyst 2" in the subject line.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov.

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