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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/09/19

Applications Due01/21/19

Vacancy ID63195

AgencyInformation Technology Services, Office of

TitleIntegrated Eligibility System (IES) Project Assistant (Business Analyst), Ref #18614/18615

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $102661 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

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 40 North Pearl Street

City Albany


Zip Code12207

Minimum Qualifications • At least six years of experience as a full-time business analyst.
• At least one year of supervisory experience.
• Experience supporting requirements analysis, design, testing, and implementation activities. Knowledge of, and experience with, development and Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methods such as Waterfall, RUP, Agile, Scrum, etc.

Preferred Skills

• Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, organizational behavior, or related field.
• Preference for candidates with knowledge and experience of NYS and/or NYC government.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including exposure to MS Project and Visio.
• A strong customer orientation, with active listening skills and the ability to understand and define/document business needs comprehensively.
• Demonstrated knowledge of in-scope Health and Human Services programs.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact with diverse stakeholder groups, executives, managers, subject matter experts, technical staff, consultants/contractors and end users.

Duties Description The mission of the Integrated Eligibility System (IES) is to enhance the well-being of New Yorkers by transforming health and human service delivery through coordinated business practices, modernized technology, strategic partnerships. IES will provide eligibility, enrollment, case management, and payment functionality for Health and Human Service programs currently served by the Welfare Management System, Benefits Issuance Control System and other State systems. IES will build on the successful opening of the New York State of Health (NYSoH) by leveraging assets created for the health benefit exchange to modernize the eligibility system for health and human service programs.

Under the direction of the Integrated Eligibility System (IES) Functional Lead, the Project Assistant in the capacity of Business Analyst will be responsible for supporting the team in defining functional, non-functional and technical specifications to meet business needs for IES; creating, reviewing, and maintaining artifacts; and working across the Program teams to ensure organizational standards are met across the enterprise.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Liaise with stakeholders to define functional, non-functional and technical specifications and resolve issues before implementation;
• Work directly with and serve as the liaison between business units, technology teams, and support teams;
• Gather, synthesize, and document business requirements;
• Collect, document, map, and analyze business process and system dependencies;
• Review vendor developed deliverables (e.g., requirements traceability matrices, functional design documents) and provide feedback to approvers;
• Assist in quality assurance and support testing of new functionality.
• Other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Approval to fill this position is pending with Division of the Budget (DOB). Background check and fingerprinting are required.

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

Name Maria Troskowski

Telephone 518-473-0398

Fax 518-402-4924

Email Address


Street Empire State Plaza, Swan Street Building, Core 4

PO Box 2062

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12220


Notes on ApplyingTo apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume indicating that you are applying for Integrated Eligibility System (IES) Project Assistant (Business Analyst), ref #18614/18615. Please clearly indicate how you qualify for this position.

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