This is a HYBRID GRANT FUNDED position and is subject to available grant funds.

Connect passion with purpose. The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to the health of the population of Georgia as our work impacts past, present and future generations.

What we offer. Enjoy a generous benefits package that includes a flexible work schedule, unique training opportunities, engaging worksite wellness events, wellness breaks, lactation rooms, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 13 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance; in addition to telework opportunities depending on the position.

Make your mark in public service. As an accredited public health department, we’re seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Early Intervention System Monitoring (EISM) Business Analyst (IT) in the Division of Health Promotion.

Won’t you join us?

Job Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, serves on a project team to analyze customer business needs and participate in the planning, design, and implementation of new or enhanced systems. Coordinates with MCH leadership, staff, stakeholders, and DPH IT to ensure that new and enhanced information systems support program mission and objectives.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Utilizes critical thinking skills to gather requirements from business units and end users, and translate those into required documentation and detailed instructions.

Partners with program system users to validate and evaluate systems and procedures to meet program user requirements.

Verifies that project deliverables meet the requirements.

Prepares for and facilitates current state analysis validation, future state validations design, requirements definition validation, and logical design sessions (trainings and workshops) as assigned.

Assists with coordinating integrated systems integrity, provides the coordination, communication and project structure between end users and third-party software vendors or programmers.

Participates in software development, systems design and analysis, and project planning and management.

Analyses the business structure to determine how it operates and determine its objectives.

Responsible for learning about the programs, their mission, needs, general business processes, and cultures.

Responsible for communicating, sharing, and transferring knowledge to program and districts, as assigned; provides systems and installation support and user training as assigned.

Supports the development and documentation of project deliverables (e.g., context diagrams, task flow diagrams) using tools such as Visio and MS PowerPoint.

Prepares and delivers reports to project leadership with comprehensive risk and impact assessments.

Develops comprehensive end-to-end (E2E) test cases at the application and multi-application levels.

Oversees the implementation of approved process improvements.

Monitors and oversees work of assigned project team members.

Tests solutions to validate objectives.

Carries out periodic quality checks.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related specialty from an accredited college or university AND Ten years of job specific experience that includes system analysis, design and development, and relationship management.

Preferred Qualifications:

4-6 years business analysis experience on project teams

Demonstrated requirements gathering and documentation skills

Excellent interpersonal communication skills, oral and written

Experience building relationships with team members and stakeholders

Business analysis certification

About Georgia Department of Public Health

Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner and leaders encourages all employees to engage in regular wellness activities and to make lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being.

The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals. A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break.

Employment Information

Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.

DPH accepts educational credential recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. DPH will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.

The candidate selected for this position may be subject to pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.

As an employee of DPH, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.

If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: DPH-HR@dph.ga.gov.

DPH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

TO APPLY: In order to successfully apply for a position; the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the GA Department of Public Health’s Online Employment Application.

This job application can be found at www.dph.georgia.gov. Click on "About DPH" and then “Careers” and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application.