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1 Feb 2023

Full-Time REQ-115120 Systems Analyst (Information Systems Specialist 7) Remote and Hybrid work options

Oregon Health Authority – Posted by Oregon Health Authority Salem, OR and Remote

Job Description

REQ-115120 Systems Analyst (Information Systems Specialist 7) Remote and Hybrid work options



Close Date: 2/28/2022 (open until filled)

Salary: $5,885.00 – $8,894.00 monthly

Location: Salem, OR / Remote

This position will remain open until filled.

PLEASE NOTE: Resumes, cover letters and all other documents must all be uploaded at one time. When uploading a resume, please upload any other documents in the same area/field.

Applications without the required cover letter and resume will be removed from consideration.

The work of this role may be conducted remotely with full access to the needed operating systems and technology.

The Oregon Health Authority has a fantastic opportunity for a Systems Analyst to join an excellent team and work to advance their IT career.

The Office of Information Service’s mission is to deliver technology solutions and services that support Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Department of Health Services in helping Oregonians achieve health, well-being, and independence.

More information about the Office of Information Services and current job opportunities can be found here

This is a full-time permanent opportunity for anyone to apply. This is a classified position and is represented by a union.

This position falls under the Information Systems Specialist 7 classification.

What you will do!

As a Systems Analyst you will provide requirements documentation, systems analysis, design and development, strategic planning, and project coordination support to the Office of Information Services. (OIS) Supports the OHS and ODHS applications including, but not limited to, web-based, client-server, Mainframe, and database solutions.

Efforts include a focus on the design, development and implementation of OHA and OHDS applications per agency policies, procedures, processes, and standards.  Responsibilities include assisting with requirements gathering and analysis, feasibility analysis, creation and support of business database access software (both client and server); development, implementation and maintenance of Internet sites and applications; project and system planning, design and development of new systems.  In this role you will also prepare information technology (IT) reports, help develop presentations for delivery by other staff, and provide project coordination.  The position’s emphasis is on system analysis and programming. Strong customer (internal and external) orientation, and excellent communication and analytical skills are required.

A key focus for this position will be to play a technical leadership role on key computer applications in the Adults and People with Disabilities (APD), Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD), Child Welfare (CW), Oregon Eligibility Program (OEP), and Self Sufficiency Program (SSP) areas with the Oregon Department of Human Services. The primary systems this position supports include: the Payment Systems (SJV); Accounting Interface (AI); Check Reconciliation (CR); Garnishments; and other Mainframe applications that support these program areas.

This position will provide leadership and help execute and implement consistent repeatable coding and testing practices within the team.

What we are looking for:


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Please clearly outline in your application/resume/cover letter how you meet the minimum qualifications. Failure to do so might remove you from consideration)

(a) Six (6) years of information systems experience in Mainframe Applications
(b) An Associate’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field; AND four (4) years of information systems experience in Mainframe Applications

(c) A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field AND two (2) years of information systems experience in Mainframe Applications
(d) Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field may substitute for all of the above.



  • Significant knowledge of mainframe applications and processes is required.  Experience using web services (and associated tools) and object-orientated analysis, design and programming techniques is highly desired.  Senior-level knowledge of relational database techniques related to application development.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Senior-level expertise usage of PCs.
  • A senior-level knowledge of mainframe environments, using COBOL and structured programming techniques, is required.  Education, training and experience for business application using CICS, TSO, Easytrieve, VSAM and DB2.
  • Web service experience is desirable.
  • Ability to use DB2 at an application analyst level for efficiency.  Good understanding of the usage of tables, indexes, constraints, triggers, stored procedures in DB2 is highly desired.
  • Customer service skills including the ability to meet goals in a timely manner, action-oriented, take ownership, manage time and work effectively both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and listening skills must complement product knowledge, and enable the applicant to provide clear instruction and assistance in person, over the phone or via email


How to Apply

Please apply at the following link:
  • Complete the online application
  • Complete questionnaire
  • Attach a resume
  • Attach a cover letter of no more than two pages addressing the “What we are looking for?” section including required and preferred skills.Questions/Need Help?
Email: The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.  

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 42 days.

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