The primary responsibilities of this position shall be to perform a broad scope of complex, program-specific analyses of the ASIIS database and to directly handle the database-related system testing and troubleshooting of the Arizona State Immunization Information System (ASIIS). This includes understanding the data in the system, the database structure and the User Interface (UI), and analyzing the database and ASIIS performance. The position shall also be responsible for technical consultation with the contractor (ASIIS developer) on the resolution of immediate and long-term issues encountered in the ASIIS operation.
− Extracting information from the ASIIS database and analyzing extracted information. Utilizing data extraction programs to build requested reports.
− Analyzing procedural problems and determine effective solutions. Confer with concerned stakeholders to ensure successful functioning of procedures used in system data quality controls and data reporting. Provide customer service and support for ASIIS users.
− Performs data and UI-related troubleshooting in ASIIS. Communicates with the internal and external users, understands and reproduces the issues, evaluates the data and the UI, documents the findings, and confers with the ASIIS developers.
− Performs data deduplication in the ASIIS application.
− Assists with the development of written program protocols, development of training, and assists with the production of written and other data reports as required by the program manager.
− Principles and practices of public administration with an emphasis on effective planning, organization, and management.
− SAS, R, or Python
− Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), and Lean methodologies.
− Express ideas and information clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
− Analyze procedural problems and determine effective solutions.
− Utilize data extraction programs to build requested reports.
− Maintain and use well-documented testing processes.
− Work independently without technical supervision.
− Quickly gain high technical proficiency in the ASIIS database and application (UI).
− Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.
The ideal candidate will have:
− Preference given to applicants with SQL experience and knowledge of Python and. NET. Preference given to applicants with at least five years of management analysis experience; A Bachelor's or Master's degree in a field appropriate to the assignment will substitute for one or two years of the required experience respectively, but will not substitute for the required management analysis experience
Driving is required for State Business.
- Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).
The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award-winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.