Senior Programmer Analyst at Alachua County Board of County Commissioners

Fri, 2017-12-15 15:33 -- Anonymous (not verified)

Employer: Alachua County Board of County Commissioners

Expires: 12/23/2017

NOTE: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY, ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/alachua/default.cfm

SALARY: 

$24.05/Hour
Associate
of Science degree in computer science or a Bachelor's degree in
computer science or a directly related field and two years of
programming experience, of which one year must have been working with
interactive programming; or an equivalent combination of directly
related education, training and/or experience. Applicants within six
months of meeting the education/experience requirement may be considered
for trainee status. 

 Position Summary:

This is
advanced professional and technical work programming and designing
management information systems in the Alachua County Department of
Information & Telecommunications Services.An employee
assigned to this classification performs a variety of tasks relating to
the analysis of complex information systems and assisting in the design
of new systems or major enhancements to existing systems.Work is
performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is
reviewed through conferences, reports and observation of results
obtained.

 Examples of Duties:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSAnalyzes current system and existing programs to determine whether modifications are necessary.Designs and writes new programs based on information gathered from users regarding desired output.Completes testing and debugging of new programs to produce desired information and minimize the user's workloadProvides technical assistance and training to lower level team members.Assists staff and users in troubleshooting problems as required.Writes and updates user and system documentation as required.Performs related work as required.NOTE:
These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds
of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of
specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if
the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESThorough knowledge of computer processing equipment for business, technical and statistical processing.Thorough knowledge of information research techniques and available resources.Thorough knowledge of programming language.Considerable knowledge of statistical concepts and advanced mathematics.Considerable knowledge of IBM Control Language (CL).Ability
to conceptualize the flow of data through the system and deal with
abstractions in order to develop multiple sequences of operations.Ability to meet with users and ascertain other's needs.Ability to interface complex systems accurately and independently.Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.Ability
to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow
employees, constitutional officers and the general public.PHYSICAL
DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee
is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally
required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; and use hands
to finger, handle or feel.The employee must occasionally lift
and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this
job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.WORK
ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee
occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, and is occasionally
exposed to risk of electrical shock.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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