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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/09/18

Applications Due09/10/18

Vacancy ID57932

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleBusiness Systems Analyst 1 (BSA 1) - Item #02140

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $71980 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? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 110 State Street

City Albany


Zip Code12236

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service eligible list OR eligible to transfer under Section 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 the journey level, grade 18 position.
52.6 Transfer:
To be eligible for a 52.6 transfer, a candidate must have one year permanent competitive service in a 52.6 title allocated to salary grade 16 or above.

70.1 Transfer:
To be eligible for a 70.1 transfer, a candidate must have one year permanent competitive service in a 70.1 title allocated to salary grade 16 or above.

70.4 Transfer:
To be eligible for transfer under Section 70.4 to the Business System Analyst Trainee 1 title, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive service in a position allocated to grade 11 or higher, possess a bachelor’s degree, and have standing on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) or the Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) eligible lists.

Duties Description For projects undertaken within the Bureau under the Payroll Enhancement Program special projects performs a variety of tasks within each of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) knowledge areas with considerable autonomy.
•Solution Assessment:
Defines the business needs driving the need for a project;assesses capability gaps of existing solutions;Defines the business case for a new/modified solution;Assesses organizational readiness to implement a new/modified solution;Defines transition requirements to implement a new/modified solution
•Solution Validation (testing):
Validates that solutions meet business needs (by developing test data and scenarios, testing system functions, and documenting results);Evaluates solution performance against business goals and objectives
•Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring:
Conducts stakeholder analyses; assists in planning BA activities
•Requirements Elicitation:
Prepares for elicitation activities;Conducts elicitation activities;
Documents the results of elicitation activities;Confirms the results of elicitation activities
•Requirements Analysis:
Assists in prioritizing requirements;Organizes requirements into logical groupings;specifies and models requirements.
Defines assumptions & constraints of solutions (at any point in their lifecycle);Verifies requirement quality;Validates requirement value
•Requirements Management & Communication:
Assists in managing solution scope and requirements;Assists in managing requirements traceability;Maintains requirements re-usability for future business events/initiatives;Prepares requirements packages;Communicates requirements
•Solution Implementation:
Develops training and user support materials;Assists in updating organizational process assets (such as procedure manuals and Guide to Financial Operations (GFO) content)
•Participate in development of a variety payroll projects that include tax re-engineering, Earnings Audit and Deductions.
Assist in the development procedures and documentation surrounding Payroll’s new E-Pay online service system. Analyze and research other state’s protocol’s surrounding security, user life cycle and user management.

•Business Analysis:
•Preferred – demonstrated experience in requirements gathering, analysis, modeling, communication, specification, and implementation
•Preferred – demonstrated knowledge of Oracle/PeopleSoft products (ex. Hyperion)
•Preferred – demonstrated knowledge of financial applications – preferably in the functional areas in use at OSC (ex. procure-to-pay, billing/accounts receivable, general ledger, budgeting/commitment control, security, workflow, grants management, etc.)
•Analytics: ability to perform the following effectively: creative thinking; decision making; problem solving; systems thinking.
•Business: ability to understand the business environment and translate that into effective requirements.
•Communications: ability to express oneself and communicate with others verbally and in writing; ability to transmit and receive information clearly and succinctly with respect to the intended audience.
•Interpersonal: ability to demonstrate effective conflict management, flexibility, adaptability, and emotional intelligence; ability to work in a dynamic team environment.
•Stakeholder Relations: ability to demonstrate exceptional, value-added service to internal and external customers.
•Technology: ability to use Lotus Notes, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, and Project effectively and efficiently; ability to understand the Statewide Financial System (SFS) and its various processes.

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Name Jackie Carter

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address


Street 110 State Street

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to no later than September 10, 2018.
Please reference Item # 02140– GOER-JDC

When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section. The VACANCY ID # should not be included

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