Business Systems Analyst 3 Health

Grade 25

New York State has approximately 7 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Health, Department of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Business Systems Analyst Trainee 1 Health

    Similar to Grade 13

  2. Business Systems Analyst Trainee 2 Health

    Similar to Grade 14

  3. Business Systems Analyst 1 Health

    Grade 18

  4. Business Systems Analyst 2 Health

    Grade 23

  5. Business Systems Analyst 3 Health

    Grade 25

  6. Business Systems Analyst 4 Health

    Grade 27

Summary of Job Description

Business Systems Analysts work closely with program staff and other stakeholders to define and develop requirements for new or existing information technology (IT) systems and business processes.  They apply a wide range of specialized knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business systems.

Business Systems Analysts assigned to a centralized unit may also perform enterprise analysis, business intelligence and portfolio and IT Governance activities; promote business analysis organizational maturity; and develop, communicate, and maintain methodology and standards to promote a consistent approach to business analysis across the enterprise.

Business Systems Analysts (Health) are assigned to a specific program area of the New York State Department of Health. The positions combine specific health care program knowledge relating to New York State and federal public health insurance programs with a technical knowledge and expertise related to automated health insurance information systems used to support such programs.

Business Systems Analysts (Health) analyze the business needs of the health insurance program to reach goals, identify problems and propose solutions. Within the systems development life cycle, the business systems analysts perform a liaison function between program and service providers, and may take an active role in the technical aspects of design and problem resolution.

As a Business Systems Analyst 3 (Health) you would:

Plan, organize and assign staff to research, gather and evaluate information system or business process requirements; analyze current or as-is state of the business process or functions and process models; review and write requirements for future or to-be state of IT system or business processes for the more critical projects; communicate business process requirements to IT staff, program staff and stakeholders; analyze the impact of changes to IT system requirements or business processes and evaluates project timelines and priorities; encourage stakeholders to resolve issues with design specifications before implementation; monitor system testing and assesses the impact of errors on system functioning during and after implementation; schedule and assign staff to write system documentation and train users on new IT system or business process functions.

View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination to be considered for this position.

On or before June 7, 2014, you must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as:

Either A. a Business Systems Analyst 2 (Health);


B. a Business Systems Analyst 2, Business Systems Analyst 2 (Tax), Business Systems Analyst 2 (Workers Compensation), or Business Systems Analyst 2 (Insurance).

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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