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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/12/24

Applications Due02/26/24

Vacancy ID150838


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleBusiness Systems Analyst 3 (Health) - 77459

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade25

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

Salary RangeFrom $90806 to $114444 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Division of Systems/Department of Health Insurance Programs

11 Corporate Woods Blvd

City Menands


Zip Code12211

Minimum Qualifications Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Business Systems Analyst 3 (Health), G-25; OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a title at or above G-23 and eligible to transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website.

Preferred Qualifications: Can use recognized business analysis methodologies (e.g., business process flows, fit-gap analyses, or functional designs) to elicit requirements from Stakeholders. Be proficient in Microsoft Word, SharePoint, Visio, and Project. Can work in a changing environment while remaining flexible and solution driven. Knowledge of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) and the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Knowledge of both Agile and Waterfall System Development Life Cycles.

Duties Description The incumbent of this position will report to the manager of the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO). The BSA3 will be responsible for management of a portion of the MMIS Portfolio and will manage projects throughout the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC). The BSA3 will be responsible for mentoring and supervising other business analyst and working collaboratively with vendors to ensure projects are successfully implemented. This position is responsible for supervising staff and assigning projects and tasks to members of the team. It is imperative that the incumbent is able to build strong relationships and work closely with internal and external stakeholders. The incumbent will participate in gathering and documenting requirements for the systems within OHIP DOS, specifically the Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS). In addition to producing high quality Business Analyst artifacts, they will be responsible for performing Quality Assurance on deliverables produced by the EPMO team to ensure quality and accuracy. Tasks include but are not limited to, reviewing project artifacts, reviewing design documentation and participating in User Acceptance Testing. The BSA3 will be responsible for creating Business Process Flows and following Evolution Projects throughout the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) while using industry standard business analyst techniques. The incumbent will also participate in Agile Scrum Teams and work closely with vendors to ensure Evolution work is completed both timely and efficiently. Incumbent must be able to interpret policy and ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations and determine necessary system functionality changes to meet evolving needs.The MMIS EPMO team is responsible for millions of dollars in systems evolution work. The BSA3 must be able to monitor scope of projects, hold vendors accountable, and ensure approriate billing.

Additional Comments We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Name Human Resources Management Group, EM/BSA3HLT/77459

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 ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference EM/BSA3HLT/77459 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, EM/BSA3HLT/77459, 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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