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21 Oct 2022

Full-Time Systems Analyst (Information Systems Specialist 6) Three positions available – Remote and Hybrid work options

Oregon Health Authority – Posted by Oregon Health Authority Salem, Oregon, United States

Job Description

Systems Analyst (Information Systems Specialist 6) Three positions available – Remote and Hybrid work options

 REQ- 110431

Close Date: Open until filled

Salary: $5,315.00- $8,049.00

Location: Salem, OR / Remote?

Please apply at the following site:–Information-Systems-Specialist-6–Three-positions-available—Remote-and-Hybrid-work-options_REQ-110431?q=REQ-110431

This position will remain open until filled and will be used to fill three (3) vacancies. Applications will be pulled/screened in 2-week intervals from the posting date.

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.

The job application and resume are required for this posting and should address the skills in this section clearly. Applications without the required documentation will not move forward in the selection process.

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.

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 Oregon Health Authority is committed to:

  • Eliminating health inequities in Oregon by 2030
  • Becoming an anti-racist organization
  • Developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs, and
  • Developing and retaining a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workforce that represents the diversity, cultures, strengths, and values of the people of Oregon.
  • Click here to learn more about OHA’s mission, vision, and core values.

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

What you will do!

As a Systems Analyst, you will provide technical requirements documentation, systems analysis, design and development, strategic planning, and project coordination to support the Office of Information Systems (OIS). You will support OHA and ODHS computer applications including Internet, Intranet, Extranet, client-server, mainframe, and database solutions.

In this role, you will focus on design, development, and implementation of OHA and ODHS projects per policies, procedures, processes, and standards. Your responsibilities will include assisting with requirements gathering and analysis, feasibility analysis, creation and support of business database access software and applications, project system planning, and design and development of existing and new systems. You will prepare IT reports, help develop presentations for delivery by other staff, and provide project coordination.

This position will give you the opportunity to play a key technical role administering the automated processing of batch jobs in the non-production environments.  You will interact closely with system leads and senior developers to maintain the schedule of jobs to be tested and to analyze and resolve processing issues when they happen.

The Systems Analyst will work closely with others on the team to fortify and institutionalize consistent, repeatable coding and testing practices.

What’s in it for you?

  • Medical, vision, and dental benefits
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 8 hours of vacation per month, eligible to be used after 6 months of service
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month, eligible to be used as accrued
  • 24 hours of personal business leave per fiscal year, eligible to be used after 6 months of service
  • Pension and retirement programs
  • Opportunity to potentially receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Continuous growth and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to serve your community and make an impact through meaningful work
  • A healthy work/life balance, including fulltime remote options as well

What we are looking for:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Please outline in your application and resume how you meet the Minimum Qualifications – failure to do so might disqualify you from consideration)
Five (5) years of information systems experience in Mainframe Technologies
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 three (3) years of information systems experience in Mainframe Technologies
A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field AND one (1) year of information systems experience in Mainframe Technologies

Desired Attributes:

The person in this position should have an intermediate skill level with the concepts, methodologies, techniques, and tools of system development. This includes selecting and adapting, where necessary, appropriate tools and support methodologies for use by their team. The incumbent in this position will participate in the advancement of systems delivery concepts, methodologies, techniques, and tools.

The system development environment has a mix of database management systems and distributed data with remote input and manipulation, multiple remote locations, a mixture of IS standards and a significant amount of expansion or change to existing business processes.

The position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work with and facilitate diverse groups and individuals. This includes the ability to prioritize workloads and the ability to analyze complex procedures, processes, and policies. Basic project management knowledge is expected.

The person in this position must have experience coordinating projects with other Information System professionals, and in writing documentation according to established standards. This position requires the ability to use current generation personal computers with the flexibility to use and learn applications necessary to complete assigned tasks.

Expertise in application support or development using COBOL, CICS, VSAM, SQL, EZ+, DB2, and CA Scheduler in support of complex customer requirements is important.

This position requires experience in the System Development Life Cycle methodology and experience estimating resources and schedules for complex system development efforts.

Working Conditions

Position may require periodic travel throughout the state. At times, weekend and evening work will be necessary to meet customer demands and department deadlines.

While performing the duties of this job, you will be in an open landscape environment and may be exposed to the sounds and activity of those working around you. These conditions may be in high traffic areas with moderate to loud noises and frequent interruptions. This position requires the ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously, sometimes within short time frames.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application
  • Complete questionnaire
  • Attach a resume

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To apply as a job rotation/developmental candidate, you must be currently employed by the State of Oregon (this includes regular status employees, who have completed trial service, as well as limited duration employees).

Help Your Application Rise to the Top!

Your candidate profile and resume are the perfect opportunity to highlight your interest in the position and showcase the amazing skills and experience, making you the best candidate for the position. Submissions will be screened for consistency of information and communication skills at the professional level (attention to detail, spelling, grammar, etc.).

Questions/Need Help?

If you need assistance to participate in the application process, including an accommodation request under the American with Disabilities Act contact: Kyle Phillips at

TTY users please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900. For technical support, please call toll free 1-855-524-5627, for customer service assistance.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity

The Oregon Health Authority is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other protected class under state or federal law. In addition, we do not discriminate, or screen applicants based on current or past compensation. To learn more about OHA’s mission, vision and core values, click here.

The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.


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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

Job expires in 52 days.

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