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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/20/24

Applications Due04/04/24

Vacancy ID154208


AgencyTaxation & Finance, State

TitleBusiness Systems Analyst 1- NY HELPS

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? Yes

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address W.A. Harriman State Campus

City Albany


Zip Code12227

Minimum Qualifications This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS).

For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title may be filled via a non-competitive appointment, which means no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the title for which they apply. At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making temporary appointments. In May 2024, if a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.


Business Systems Analyst Trainee 1: Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Advanced placement to the trainee 2 or journey level may be possible depending on education and experience. Candidates appointed at the Trainee 1 level will need to successfully complete a two-year traineeship before advancing to the Business Systems Analyst 1, SG-18 level.


Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/c status in the posted title and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1, 70.4, or 52.6 of Civil Service Law; or be reachable for appointment on current eligible list(s) for this title. This position may be filled at the traineeship level.

The selected candidate must be eligible for transfer or reachable on the appropriate exam for this title in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Law, Rules, and Regulations.

This position may be filled as a two-year traineeship.

Duties Description · Elicit business requirements and rules from subject matter experts and stakeholders;

· Create, validate, and maintain process documentation such as Business Process Documents and Detailed Design Documents,, business rules, and additional specifications (including flow charts, process models and technical specifications);

· Working closely with program and IT staff, stakeholders, and Business Analysts from other units;

· Planning and performing system research and gathering information;

· Participating in the design and development of the to-be state, identifying and documenting changes;

· Developing test conditions and scenarios;

· Testing system functions and documenting results;

· Identifying and reporting defects;

· Evaluating solution performance against business goals and objectives;

· Assisting with developing training and user support materials;

· Demonstrate strong, professional, respectful communication skills, both verbally and in writing; and

·Adhere to the Department rules and policies including Code of Conduct, ethical practices, time and attendance rules and regulations.

Additional Comments Telecommuting and a compressed workweek schedule will be allowed after 6 months.

New York State is an equal opportunity employer. It's the policy of the state of New York to provide for and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, or an arrest or criminal conviction record unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

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

Name Portia Venson

Telephone 518-402-8713


Email Address


Street WA Harriman State Office Campus

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12227


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a copy of your unofficial transcript, resume and cover letter stating current title and how you qualify. Please reference the Systems Innovation Division, vacancy ID number, and the title of this position in the subject of your response to this posting.

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