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BUSINESS ANALYST SERIES - MULTIPLE LEVELS

FULL TIME CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #22-008998-0085

Introduction

This recruitment is for multiple positions at different grade levels.  After applying, your application will be reviewed for multiple classifications to determine eligibility.


Join us for a special in-person hiring event on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.  This event is for the Business Analyst Series only.  Please submit an application prior to attending.  You may also bring copies of your resume and/or completed State application.  Please bring ID to enter the building. 

Location:

201 W. Preston Street, Lobby
Baltimore, MD 21201

We will be conducting on-the-spot interviews for qualified candidates for positions within the Business Analyst Series.  Please review the job announcement below.  We hope to see you there!    

GRADE

Business Analyst Associate - Grade 15 - $23.27 - $37.16/hour
Business Analyst I - Grade 16 - $24.76 - $39.66/hour
Business Analyst II - Grade 17 - $26.37 - $42.34
Business Analyst III - Grade 18 - $28.09 - $45.20 
Business Analyst Advanced - Grade 19 - $29.96 - $48.21

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Medicaid & Information Technology, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position will function as the entry level business analyst for the Medicaid & Information Technology (Transformation) Rotational (MITR) Program.  The incumbent will be  initiated into the 24 month rotational program based upon minimum qualifications and experience. The business analyst classification ranges from entry-level Associate (grade 15) to Advanced (grade 19).

The Business Analyst is assigned a Medicaid Program to support based upon need and availability in a four month rotation. Assignment to a business area Director is determined by the Steering Group and Chief Portfolio Officer. The Analyst is responsible for process mapping, documenting, research and analyses of data to support the needs of the business to support an efficient and effective process and administration of the Maryland Medicaid Program. The Analyst will interface between the program subject matter experts, CPO and the Agile Work Team to deliver new modernized technology, optimized business processes, and policy directives for effective operational processes. 

 As the Product Owner, the Analyst will represent the business team in prioritizing the features for development, approving user stories, and ensuring clear communication flows back and forth with technical development teams. The individual will help shape and execute the product strategy that meets the department goals, engage in case development, and adhere to the Agile Scrum process. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates can qualify multiple ways for this recruitment:

Experience:   Eight years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute 30 college credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to four years of the required experience. 

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for- year basis for the required experience.


Education:   A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: One year of experience performing qualitative or quantitative analysis.

Note: Candidates may substitute eighteen credit hours towards a Master’s degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Policy or closely related field from an accredited college or university for the required experience.


DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in business analysis, business administration, finance, health policy or other related field
  • Two or more years of Business Analyst or Project Manager experience
  • Analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Superior presentation and negotiation skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Adaptable and capable of working in fast-paced environments
  • Scrum & Agile Teams certification

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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