Minimum Qualifications Reassignment
Currently in the title of Business Systems Analyst 2 and an employee of DEC
Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.
Transfer Eligible – one year of permanent competitive service in a title designated as appropriate for transfer in accordance with Section 70.1 of Civil Service Law.
Eligible for transfer under Section 52.6: Must have current or prior permanent service in a title designated as 52.6 and within two salary grades of this position. Determination of titles that are 52.6 eligible can be found on the Department of Civil Service website, search “GOT-IT” or
Duties Description The Business Systems Analyst 2 (BSA2) in the Division of Lands and Forests (DLF) will be responsible for researching, identifying, and documenting DLF business processes and information technology (IT) system requirements. The BSA2 will maintain and improve business and data system functionality and efficiencies and provide DLF management with data and analysis to support policy decisions. Key responsibilities of the position include researching, identifying, and documenting requirements for changes to DLF’s business processes, policies, and business systems needs; and acting as a liaison between DLF staff and Office of Information Technology and Services (OITS) to communicate and address DLF’s business systems needs. Additionally, the BSA2 will participate in the implementation of system changes and enhancements, conduct system tests, develop business system documentation and training plans, and analyze data to identify and resolve problems. The BSA2 may also be responsible for supervising staff who work on the operation and maintenance of DLF’s business and data systems.
The successful candidate must be able to work well both independently and collaboratively in a team environment, demonstrating effective communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers and OITS staff. In addition, the candidate should possess exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a proven track record of applying these skills to resolve complex challenges in a timely and efficient manner. They should also exhibit excellent analytical and organizational skills, with an eye for detail to ensure a high degree of accuracy and precision in their work. The successful candidate should be able to effectively prioritize tasks, manage their time and workload, and handle multiple competing priorities. The candidate should also be proficient in data analysis methodologies and the ability to use data to solve problems, inform decision-making, and drive business systems improvement.
The position would be responsible for the following duties:
• Utilize the best available technologies to modernize business practices, appropriately store and secure information, reduce paper, and comply with state and federal records retention requirements.
• Research and document the current or “as-is” state of DLF’s business processes; utilizing business analysis techniques such as interviews, surveys, and document analysis, to identify possible solutions to the DLF’s business needs.
• Maintain an inventory of DLF’s various data systems and understand the business relationship between the data systems and the DLF programs.
• Work with DLF staff to identify and document information management needs, and to develop solutions aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of DLF’s business and data systems.
• Represent DLF on interdivision and interagency information management workgroups.
• Act as a liaison between DLF’s staff and OITS to provide specific business requirements to OITS’ database support and business solution staff to implement specific system modifications to meet DLF’s business needs.
• Coordinate the development and management of DLF’s GIS data layers and GIS project tools.
• Assist with the management or supervision of program staff working with OITS in maintaining existing DLF data systems.
Project management experience, including the ability to organize, track, and manage multiple tasks; skilled in project planning, prioritization, and facilitation; proven ability to mediate sensitive issues among diverse stakeholders.
Experience with data quality evaluation and management, analytical methods, and statistical and geospatial analysis.
Working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint and Teams; ArcGIS and Survey123; databases such as Oracle and SQL; and statistical analysis programs.
Experience with contract management, including NYS Office of General Services Project Based Information Technology Consulting Services (PBITS) and Hourly-Based Information Technology Services (HBITS) contracts.
Excellent interpersonal communication, writing, and verbal communication skills.
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