MPA and MPP Job list State of Utah Senior Business Analyst
melissa.hall at mpa.utah.edu
Wed Oct 8 12:07:34 MDT 2014
STATE OF UTAH
invites applications for the position of:
Senior Business Analyst: DSPD
$19.42 - $33.41 Hourly
10/13/14 11:59 PM
NUMBER OF OPENINGS:
This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan, plus paid leave to include annual, sick, and holiday pay. The State requires employees to receive their pay through direct deposit or a payroll debit card account. If selected, you will receive more information about these benefit options and enrollment information through our onboarding process and during your first week or two on the job.
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK:
You must successfully pass a criminal history check.
MASOB 195 north 1950 west Salt Lake City
RECRUITER TELEPHONE NUMBER:
RECRUITER EMAIL ADDRESS:
nbauman at utah.gov
B - Competitive Career Service
SCHEDULE CODE DESCRIPTION:
B - Competitive Career Service position - Employment in this position requires a probationary period.
This is a senior level position where the incumbent utilizes business/agency software to review and retrieve data, analyze the data, and prepare reports.They also review agency business procedures and processes to determine how they can be improved and/or automated, collect business requirements, analyze the processes, procedures and requirements, and propose solutions to business problems. The incumbent supports agency staff and external agency users who have business questions regarding agency software and/or need help creating, maintaining user accounts. They also support the USTEPS team by participating in reviewing, designing, testing and updating agency software, system documentation, and other tasks related to software implementation.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
* Supervises subordinate personnel including: hiring, determining workload and delegating assignments, training, monitoring and evaluating performance, and initiating corrective or disciplinary actions.
* Plans and manages projects and/or programs. Writes (or discusses) project/program plan(s), recommendation(s) and/or finding(s).
* Adapts automated system(s) to accommodate special and complex agency needs; designs or enhances agency unique automated systems to interface with existing systems as needed.
* Anticipates the impact that new or modified software will have on existing standards and systems.
* Recommends user level computer system enhancements to better meet customer needs.
* Monitors system performance to ensure proper operation and identify possible problem areas.
* Identifies problems or potential problem areas and recommends solutions.
* Selects testing methods to evaluate the success of both software upgrades and modifications.
(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position)
* Preference may be given to candidates with a Bachelors degree or higher.
* principles, theories, and practices of computer science
* test software using appropriate methodology and techniques
* coordinate computer systems and application design
* use automated software applications
* use State or agency-specific software application program(s)
* supervise others by assigning/directing work; conducting employee evaluations, staff training and development, taking appropriate disciplinary/corrective actions, making hiring/termination recommendations, etc.
* communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing
* speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally
* use computer relational database software
* make a decision or solve a problem by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutions
* multi media applications
* agency and/or organizational program(s)
* research methods, techniques, and/or sources of information
* evaluate information against a set of standards
* principles, theories, and practices of computer data storage, retrieval, and/or restoration.
* find, gather and collect information or data
* Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
* Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
The State of Utah is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. The State provides reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of individuals in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For accommodation information or if you need special accommodations to complete the application process, please contact the Department of Human Resource Management at (801) 538-3025 or TTY (801) 538-3696.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
2120 State Office Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
statejobs at utah.gov<mailto:statejobs at utah.gov>
SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYST: DSPD
Melissa Yack Hall, ABD, MPA
MPA Program Manager
Directions to OSH 214<http://cppa.utah.edu/about/directions.php>
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