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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/08/21

Applications Due09/18/21

Vacancy ID90974

AgencyTemporary and Disability Assistance, Office of

TitleBusiness Systems Analyst 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 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 40 North Pearl Street

City Albany


Zip Code12243

Minimum Qualifications Eligible for a lateral transfer or eligible for a 70.1 transfer or a 52.6 transfer by having one year of permanent competitive service in an appropriate title;


Reachable on the appropriate eligible list in Albany.

Duties Description Working in the Strategic Operations unit of the Commissioner's Office at OTDA, the Business Systems Analyst 1 (BSA 1) will function as an agency-wide point of contact, and will work with program-specific business owners, as well as interagency partners, to develop and implement the eligibility, enrollment, and case management (EECM) components of the Integrated Eligibility System (IES), an initiative to modernize the State’s health and human services systems. EECM is a critical element of IES, in which business needs across program areas, including Temporary Assistance (TA), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), will be coordinated to ensure a unified approach to the design, development, and deployment of EECM within IES. The BSA 1 will work to ensure timely stakeholder engagement and decision-making. Duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Assisting in documenting existing business systems and processes (i.e., the “as-is” state).
• Assisting in defining, validating, and prioritizing detailed business and functional requirements for IES (i.e., the “to-be” state).
• Coordinating the review, consolidation of responses, and approval of project deliverables, such as scope documents, use cases, business and functional requirements, specification documents, process diagrams, security plans, and others.
• Participating in user acceptance testing and defect resolution.
• Participating in the development of policy, systems documentation, and training materials (e.g., policy directives, user manuals, and desk references).
• Assisting in identifying and facilitating the statutory, regulatory, and policy changes necessary to implement IES, and achieve business process improvements.
• Supporting the development and review of IES-related procurements (e.g., scopes of work for systems integrator vendors), as needed.
• Reporting the status of workstream activities, including project risks and issues, to management.

Additional Comments A full-time, permanent appointment will be made. If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title. This position will require occasional travel.

Candidates should reference posting 21-118 when submitting your application.

If submitting electronically, please reference posting 21-118 as part of your subject line.

This position meets the criteria for appointment under 55-b and 55-c of Civil Service Law.

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

Name Recruitment Unit

Telephone (518) 402-3991

Fax (518) 474-9374

Email Address


Street 40 North Pearl Street, 12B

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12243


Notes on ApplyingTo apply, please send a cover letter and resume. Include a current, Civil Service title and grade level and clearly state how you meet the minimum qualifications.

You may be required to provide acceptable proof of education, experience, credential and/or license to demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications for appointment to this position.

Applicants will be required to prove their eligibility for employment based upon acceptance of a position in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

If you are a retiree currently receiving benefits, indicate this and the name of the retirement system in your response.

In accordance with state law, Governor’s Executive Order No. 6 and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance does not discriminate against disabled individuals. If you are disabled and require reasonable accommodation at the time of the interview, please contact OTDA's designee for reasonable accommodations at (518) 473-6364.

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