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The Department of Health Services seeks an experienced IT professional to become their Business Systems Analyst!


Starting salary up to $47.32/hour ($98,762/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!*


Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you’re working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:


  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • County paid 100% premium contribution for the majority of employee-only and employee + family health plan options
  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance of up to $500 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment


Join Our Team


Reporting to the Assistant Director of Health Services, the Business Systems Analyst combines business planning expertise with information technology to translate Department of Health Services (DHS) business requirements into system deployments and integration. This position plans, manages, and executes projects; performs analysis and solves problems; and delivers presentations to management. The Business Systems Analyst serves as DHS’s liaison with County IT and IT vendors; updates, implements, and maintains procedures; researches and resolves technical and functional issues; and documents issues, action items, user requirements, and deliverables. Duties also include:


  • Developing proposals, models, and plans for the design and installation of new applications and systems
  • Directing, plans, and develops application end-user documentation
  • Assisting in establishing project scope, objectives, budgets, and schedules
  • Maintaining knowledge of the latest process and IT advancements to automate and modernize systems 
  • Monitoring production batch and ad hoc jobs[CG1] to ensure proper functioning and completion of business operations
  • Researching and resolving technical and functional issues
  • Performing user acceptance testing
  • Coordinating staff training and development efforts 


The ideal Business Systems Analyst candidate possesses:

  • Two or more years of advanced experience with Crystal Reports, Excel, and Access, including experience using pivot tables and queries
  • Three or more years of experience interfacing with and supporting multiple users across various functional areas, preferably supporting Electronic Health Records (EHR) or other health information technologies
  • Knowledge of healthcare business systems, and Medi-Cal billing and reporting systems
  • Knowledge of SQL, SQL Reporting Services (SRSS), Power-BI, Java, and C#
  • Excellent documentation, communication, report writing, and presentation skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of project planning software


*Salary is negotiable within the established range and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Apply by 7/13/22