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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/26/24

Applications Due03/11/24

Vacancy ID152131


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleData Analyst 2 - 95087

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

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 Division of Data Analytics Services/Bureau of Data Insight and Research/ Databooks and Advanced Analytics Unit

One Commerce Plaza Rm. 820

City Albany


Zip Code12210

Minimum Qualifications Non-competitive: 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: Experience in Insurance, Medicaid preferred, 1 year of SQL experience working with large datasets preferred, 2 years of supervisory experience

Duties Description Produces business intelligence solutions by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports; devises methods for identifying data patterns and trends in data sources; assesses data structures and how they can be used to produce desired reports; researches new data sources and analytical tools, and recommends solutions; conducts or coordinates tests to ensure that business intelligence solutions are consistent with defined needs; tests, validates, and reformulates models to ensure accurate prediction of outcomes of interest; drafts new functions or applications in programming languages to conduct analyses; creates written reports and effectively communicates/presents results; and may supervise lower level staff.

Additional Comments •Leading a team of data analysts, project managers and business analysts in developing program level dashboards and visualizations for the Office of Health Insurance Programs

•Coordinating with the Bureau Director and Engagement Leads to prioritize Program and OHIP leadership needs for real time data visualizations
•Managing delivery methods for standardized reports, including determining access, scheduling updates; recommending delivery methods updates; and troubleshooting problems.
•Supervising and developing Business and Data Analyst staff and contract resources to ensure ongoing high-quality performance.
Coordinating Tableau efforts, predictive modeling solutions and written reports
•Working closely with other divisions and vendors as it relates to enhancing OHIP’s analytics and visualization capabilities
•Enhancing tableau and predictive modeling capabilities

Up to 50% telecommuting

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/DA2/95087

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 5184733395

Email Address


Street rm 2217, corning tower, Esp

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/DA2/95087 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, EM/DA2/95087, 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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