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Business Analyst

The State Office of Risk Management is looking for a Business Analyst to engage with all operations of the agency by evaluating workflows, systems, policies, and procedures. This position is key to finding efficiencies in organizational management to help employees provide meaningful work. Your work is critical to discovering areas of improvement, finding best practices, and assisting in the implementation of new systems, We’re looking for someone who enjoys engaging tinkering, problem solving, and finding unique solutions.
The Business Analyst performs advanced (senior-level) professional administrative and policy analysis work. You can expect each day to involve coordinating and implementing organizational studies and evaluations, reviewing systems and procedures, coordinating work simplification studies, and reviewing operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. May supervises and mentors the work of others. This position works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
The successful candidate is also responsible for monitoring and evaluating work processes, on an ongoing basis, and for the development and implementation of the strategic plan to further SORM’s key mission areas: continuity of operations (COOP), risk management, insurance services, and workers’ compensation.
SORM is a unique state agency. We serve the public by directly serving other state entities with their workers’ compensation claims, insurance and risk management programs, and continuity of operations (COOP) plans. SORM’s unique culture embraces communication, creativity, and critical thinking. We hire results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with a strong desire to help our clients, and one another, succeed. SORM continually seeks to enhance the agency’s expertise and service by hiring talented people whose aspirations align with the Office’s vision. If you are a service-minded professional with the desire to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse colleagues and are looking for the stability of state service, we would love to visit with you.
As a state employee, you are automatically enrolled in the state’s retirement plan, and are eligible for additional health insurance benefits.

Learn more about this opportunity by reading the full job description for the Business Analyst (Management Analyst III; 23-0582 PDF) position and apply below.

The Office

The State Office of Risk Management is a unique state agency with an environment of creativity and collaboration. Our employees appreciate the warm atmosphere, mutual respect, progressive approach, engagement, and genuine community that comes from truly caring about each other and what we can do together. We don’t do silos, and your voice and happiness is as important as your skill. We take pride in our mission, our colleagues, and our belonging.

Advantages of working with SORM:

  • Casual dress code
  • Open and accepting environment
  • Wellness and employee engagement activities
  • Much more.

Advantages of working for the State:

  • State Medical/dental/vision benefits
  • Free downtown parking
  • Employee Assistance Program from legal services to mental health
  • Transit discounts
  • State discounts are offered at many stores, hotels, cell phone service providers, and more!

The Texas State Office of Risk Management is administratively attached to the Office of the Attorney General and is governed by a five-member Board. The Office is charged by law to administer insurance services obtained by Texas state agencies, including the self-insured government employees workers’ compensation insurance program and the state risk management programs. Its mission is to enable State of Texas agencies to protect their employees, the general public, and the State’s physical and financial assets by reducing and controlling risk in the most efficient and cost effective manner.

How to Apply

You may apply to the job directly through the CAPPS Career System.

Or, you can mail a State of Texas application (Word) to:

  • Linda Griffin, Director of Talent Management
  • State Office of Risk Management
  • P.O. Box 13777
  • Austin, TX 78711-3777

Applicants may direct inquiries to Linda Griffin, Director of Talent Management, at

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