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NY-Information Technology Budget and Policy Analyst General Government and Workforce Unit #23-85

  • 1.  NY-Information Technology Budget and Policy Analyst General Government and Workforce Unit #23-85

    Posted 02-26-2024 02:51 PM


    Information Technology Budget and Policy Analyst

    General Government and Workforce

    Vacancy Notice #23-85

    Advance your career in government finance, management and public policy at New York State Division of the Budget (DOB)! 

    About Us:

    As an organization, we provide a critical link between government finance, policy and management, including developing, negotiating, and implementing one of the largest government budgets in the country.

    From our office in the New York State's historic Capitol building, in Albany, NY, we impact all areas of public policy, offering an array of opportunities, including the potential to:

    ·         Develop in-depth policy knowledge;

    ·         Participate in coordinative roles, including reviewing legislation and managing the State financial plan; and

    ·         Oversee State-led initiatives through efficient and effective performance management and procurement practices.

    Our Work:

    Work at DOB is high-impact public service, and Budget staff engage in a variety of work, including:

    ·         Analyzing operations, finances, and program performance

    ·         Developing budgetary and policy recommendations

    ·         Evaluating proposed legislation

    ·         Negotiating with legislative staff

    ·         Forecasting revenue and estimating expenditures, monitoring trends

    ·         Developing and implementing the Governor's initiatives

    ·         Monitoring and managing program and project performance

    Position Overview:

    The successful candidate will be part of the General Government and Workforce Unit and responsible for budgeting the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS). ITS is responsible for providing centralized technology services to customer agencies, setting the State's technology standards, and coordinating and governing information technology projects.

    Responsibilities of the Information Technology Budget and Policy Analyst include, but are not limited to:

    ·         Review and evaluate proposals to identify budgetary and programmatic impacts on ITS and/or its customer agencies and ensure consistency with gubernatorial objectives.

    ·         Develop policy and fiscal recommendations for the Executive Budget.

    ·         Prepare legislative and other informational reports on information technology projects.

    ·         Conduct in-depth studies, participating in projects, and representing DOB on workgroups related to the delivery of enterprise services by ITS.

    ·         Project and monitoring agency spending against the State Financial Plan.

    Assignment requires that individuals:

    ·         Develop strong working relationships with agency staff and other DOB examiners.

    ·         Represent DOB in agency discussions and legislative negotiations.

     This position provides broad-based experience in all aspects of IT financing, as well as the opportunity to work with many state agencies on the financing of IT projects. The assignment offers a wide spectrum of budget responsibilities including State Operations and Capital financing.


    DOB seeks candidates who have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as outstanding written and oral communication abilities.  Most candidates join our team through the Budget Fellow career track, which does not require a civil service exam.  Starting salaries are based on education and experience:

    Budget Fellow I: Salary of $53,404. Requires a Bachelor's degree.

    Budget Fellow II: Salary of $58,477. Requires a Master's degree; OR, a Bachelor's degree and one year of relevant experience.

    Budget Fellow III: Salary of $63,266. Requires a Doctoral degree; OR, a Master's degree and one year of relevant experience; OR, a Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience; OR, a Bachelor's degree and three years of professional experience including one year of relevant experience.

    The successful candidate must have strong analytical, and writing skills, demonstrate an attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills, and have the ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.

    HOW TO APPLY:     

    To be considered for this or future positions with DOB, please complete the Online Employment Application and select "Budget Fellow" as the Title Applying For and "Information Technology" in the Professional Interests section. Applications are held in the DOB's resume database for three months, after which candidates may reapply to be considered for future opportunities..

    If you require assistance in applying for employment with DOB, or if you have any questions about working for DOB, please contact personnel@budget.ny.gov.


    The Division of the Budget is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.

    We are happy to provide religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires a reasonable accommodation, please send a request to

    Executive Order 161

    Katie Van Zandt
    Administrative Assistant
    New York State Division of the Budget
    Albany NM
    (518) 474-9619