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Data Analyst 3 - 00203

New York State Department of Health

Job Description


• Work directly with customers on the more complex projects to ensure all requirements are captured at the beginning of the project;
• conducts the most difficult analysis of data;
• coordinates the analysis of trends in data sources and the assessment of data structures;
• reviews data sources and reports produced by subordinate staff for accuracy;
• meets with business areas to discuss the development of the agency strategy for analytics solutions;
• oversees the drafting of informational documents on analytics solutions;
• reviews and suggests improvements to current or planned systems and processes;
• supervises a team of Data Analysts staff;
• Work with Data visualization tools like tableau, using querying languages like R;
• Work with the data warehouse team to ensure proper data mapping to meet the reporting needs of the customers;
• Work with the Data Architect to develop strategy and direction which will help to ensure alignment with the divisions strategic plan;
• Work with the business operations director to ensure accuracy and consistency in billing for vendor/contract support staff
• Work with the PMO lead to develop strategic plans to ensure a smooth transition from project work to operational procedures;
• work directly with project manager to ensure all work tasks are identified and estimated, which will then help with the development of the project schedule and scope statement or charter.

Minimum Qualifications: Non-competitive: one year of permanent service as a Data Analyst 2 OR bachelor’s degree in data or computer science, informatics, economics, statistics, mathematics, or a related field, and five 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: Demonstrated experience in data mining, data visualization and statistical models; Demonstrated experience in data analysis and management (e.g., database design, database optimization, transformation and load activities, query design and optimization, and experience with large-scale multi tier/multi environment databases); Demonstrated experience in a Medicaid or health insurance related information technology program; Demonstrated oversight of program operations while supervising a team of professional staff and, Demonstrated strong analytical, organizational, reporting and communication abilities.=


The NYSOH System is key component of New York’s Medicaid Enterprise system portfolio, and provides critical support for eligibility and enrollment policy and operations for Medicaid, Child Health Plus (CHP), the Essential Plan (EP), and Qualified Health Plans (QHPs), as well as tax credits for QHPs.  NYSOH is a highly-complex integrated system that assists consumers in real time determination of eligibility for coverage across multiple health care plans, serving the Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) eligible Medicaid population, CHP, and EP, as well as individuals seeking subsidized or non-subsidized coverage through QHPs. The system annually supports 250,000 webpage views, sends 20 million notices, and processes over 6 million eligibility determinations as it facilitates enrolling individuals into coverage, along with exchanging data with numerous internal and external parties, including the IRS, CMS, and the State’s core Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS).

This position requires proof of vaccination from COVID-19

"Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.. "

For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm

Salary: $97826 to $120492 Annually

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Job Location
Menands, NY
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time