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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/12/23

Applications Due09/26/23

Vacancy ID139161

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleData Analyst 2 - 6431

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 Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address OQPS, Center for Health Data Innovation

Corning Tower

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Non-competitive: one year of permanent service as a Data Analyst 1 OR bachelor’s degree in data or computer science, informatics, economics, statistics, mathematics, or a related field, and three years of experience* in data visualization, and statistical models and data mining tools. * Substitution: A master’s degree in the above fields may substitute for one year of the specialized experience. A Ph.D. in the above fields may substitute for two years of the specialized experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong data analytic skills and programming experience using languages and tools such as SAS, Python, R, Tableau, SQL, ArcGIS systems and others. Experience with data analytics and engineering technologies. Familiarity with healthcare and public health data.

Duties Description "The Data Analyst 2 will produce data engineering solutions in the Data Engineering Unit under the Bureau of Informatics and Technologies in Center for Health Data Innovation. The Data Engineering Unit is responsible for developing and operating large scale, enterprise data solutions and application that helps to guide policy and decision-making in healthcare and public health.
The incumbent will develop new data models and data pipelines from ingestion to consumption by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports from several large data systems overseen by the Center for Health Data Innovation including the All-Payer Database (APD); the Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS); the Provider Network Data System (PNDS); and the Health Data New York (HealthDataNY) platform.
The Data Analyst 2 will explore methods for identifying data patterns and trends in current data sources, assess data structures and how they can be used to produce desired reports to further the department’s use of these data and systems to answer questions during public health crises, contribute to research, and support policy analysis.
The incumbent will validate, and test data models to ensure accurate predictions; draft new functions or applications in programming languages to conduct analyses and deliver innovative and effective dashboards and data visualizations to promote health care quality and patient safety.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
Develop new data models and data pipelines from ingestion to consumption by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports from several large data systems overseen by the Center for Health Data Innovation.; Implement the data engineering processes handling the ingestion, cleaning, and structuring of data.; Create and maintain an optimal data pipelines in programming languages including SAS, Python or SQL.; Build and maintain the solutions required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources in both on premise and cloud environments.; Ensure service level agreement for all data sets and processes running in production with agency partners and vendors.; Assess data structures of current data systems in the Center for Health Data Innovation and how they can be used to produce desired reports; Support data and analytics projects in DOH by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports from several large data systems overseen by the Center for Health Data Innovation; Develop data engineering, ingestion, and curation functions for major quality, patient safety and public health initiatives; Research new data sources and data engineering tools, and recommends solutions; Implement cloud based data analytics technology solutions; Collaborate with and across DOH programs to conducts and coordinates tests to ensure that data analytics solutions are consistent with defined needs; Validate and reformulate data and analytics models to ensure accurate prediction of health outcomes of interest; and Perform full range of supervisory responsibilities and other duties as assigned."

Additional Comments "Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.. "

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Name Human Resources Management Group, LAK/DA2/6431

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on Applying Please submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference LAK/DA2/6431 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, LAK/DA2/6431, 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.

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