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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/03/18

Applications Due01/17/18

Vacancy ID46439

AgencyFinancial Services, Department of

TitleStatistical Analyst Manager

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt 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? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address One Commerce Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12257

Minimum Qualifications Appointment method:

This is an appointment to a position in the exempt jurisdictional class. As such, the incumbent of this position would serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

Duties Description Under the provisions of the Paid Family Leave (PFL) program, the Department of Financial Services (DFS) has been charged with implementing a data warehouse that will not only be used by DFS, but also the Workers Compensation Board, the Department of Health and other agencies. DFS is seeking applicants for the position of Statistical Analyst Manager to assist in leading agency efforts to develop, test, and execute statistical computing models on large Paid Family Leave (PFL) and related data sets for the Data Warehouse. This includes playing an important and sensitive role in decision-making and policy-making activities.

The incumbent will assist in overseeing the PFL data warehouse team efforts and will work with other policy makers to frame issues related to PFL implementation. The incumbent will provide expertise as to what data is needed to support policy decisions and be involved in confidential, high level discussions about acquisition, publication and security of data related to PFL. The incumbent will also serve as a liaison in representing DFS to agency staff, governmental officials and industry representatives.

Under supervision, the Statistical Analyst Manager duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:

• Assisting DFS actuarial team in developing PFL premium analysis and administration of the risk adjustment program;
• Developing and executive statistical computing models, including performing descriptive and multivariate statistical analyses of data;
• In consultation with other policymakers, developing methodologies to research PFL data sets, including conducting the research, writing confidential reports for PFL executives, developing reports for stakeholders, and preparing tables, graphs, fact sheets, and written reports summarizing research results;
• Providing technical advice, confidential consultation and guidance on operating programs to staff and agency officials;
• Assessing the statistical methods and procedures used to obtain data to ensure validity, applicability, efficiency, and accuracy;
• Preparing written technical reports containing the analysis and interpretation of study findings along with recommended courses of action based on findings;
• May supervise staff as required.
Skills Requirements

• BS in Statistics, MS preferred.
• Advanced experience in Statistical Computing packages such as: SAS, R and/or SPSS;
• Advanced experience in Research Design preferred.
• Advanced Data Mining using SQL preferred

Additional Comments Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.

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

Name Denise Rotunda

Telephone 518-474-6459

Fax 518-402-5071

Email Address


Street One Commerce Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12257


Notes on ApplyingTo Apply: Interested qualified candidates must submit a resume and letter of interest no later than January 17, 2018, to the email address listed below. Please include (Box SA-00154) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. Email submissions are preferred.

Denise Rotunda
Box SA-00154
New York State Department of Financial Services
Office of Human Resources Management
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 2016
Albany, New York 12257
Fax: (518) 402-5071

Please note that not all applicants may be scheduled for an interview.

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Department of Financial Services is required to provide reasonable accommodation for known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability if an accommodation would enable the applicant to perform the essential functions of the job and the accommodation would not constitute an undue hardship on the operations of the agency.

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