Senior Systems Analyst

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Salem, OR
  • Nov 20, 2020
Full time Information Systems Application Developer Other

Job Description

The Oregon Health Authority has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Systems Analyst to join an excellent team, lead key technical projects and work to advance their IT operations. 


This position falls under the Classification Information Systems Specialist 8.




As a Senior Systems Analyst, you will provide expert-level in-depth support, architectural and testing guidance for technically sophisticated computer software and data systems that are foundational to the ongoing operation of large scale, mission critical computer systems within the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the Department of Human Services (DHS).


In this role, you will analyze and resolve technical problems in the areas of customer assistance, operational maintenance and construction. The customer base served includes technically sophisticated end-users, software vendors and suppliers, systems programmers, technical contractors, system management staff and various other systems operation staff.


Additionally, you will provide information system services to facilitate the proper functioning of the various programs and daily operations. You will support the agency’s mission and program objectives through timely and accurate issuance of benefits, including but not limited to cash, food stamps, child support, provider pay, and medical by ensuring maximum availability of systems to end users. You will also work with other system Team Leads and/or managers responsible for coordinating one or more projects while developing work schedules and priorities for multiple assignments.




  • (a) Seven (7) years of information systems experience in Systems Analysis. OR (b) An Associate's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or a related field; AND Five (5) years of information systems experience in Systems Analysis. OR (c) A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field; AND Three (3) years of information systems experience in Systems Analysis. OR (d) A Master's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field; AND One (1) year of information systems experience in Systems Analysis. OR (e) A Doctor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Strong systems analysis skills including integration points across multiple systems in complex environments.
  • Communication skills including working with both technical and customer resources. Ability to translate between business and technical needs.
  • Experience in solution and/or system architecture including working across systems with significantly different technology stacks.
  • Experience in application support, development, programming, testing and/or database administration.
  • Experience with
  • Experience with legacy systems such as AIX, PowerBuilder, Mobilink, Mainframe/COBOL, DB2 z/OS and LUW, SQL Server, Sybase, Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS), and/or).
  • Experience supporting complex customer requirements.
  • Strong Project Management skills including experience managing projects throughout the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Ability to ensure that SDLC processes are being followed and to track deliverables such as technical code reviews and technical documentation reviews.
  • Experience estimating resources and schedules for complex system development efforts.
  • Strong background in system development and/or software testing.
  • Ability to select and adapt tools and support methodologies.
  • Ability to participate in the advancement of systems delivery concepts, methodologies, techniques and tools.
  • System development experience that includes database management systems and distributed data with remote input and manipulation, multiple remote locations, and expansion or changes to existing business processes.
  • Outstanding customer service skills for internal and external customers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.



We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the Oregon Health Authority is the place for you.


This is a full-time, permanent position that is classified and represented by SEIU.

The Oregon Health Authority is committed to developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs and a diverse and inclusive workforce representing the diversity, culture, strengths and values of the people of Oregon. Click here, to learn more about OHA’s mission, vision and core values. OHA 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.


Systems Analysis - IT, Software-Web Development, General-Other: IT-Software Development



$6,068 - $9,183 per month

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