|Computer Programmer/Systems Analyst II|
|Work Location:||Information Services Department|
|Starting Salary:||19.7664 Hourly / $41,114 Annual|
|Special Recruiting Rate:|
|This classification has a special recruiting rate of step 6 (starting salary $47,664 annually) for Information Services new hires only.|
|Under the direction of a higher classification, performs responsible technical work in system design, system analysis, development, testing, documenting, and maintaining software programs, applications, databases, and/or reports. Work involves interacting with system users to determine their needs and problems. Employees are responsible for the independent analysis of more complex work systems or processes. Technical supervision may be exercised over subordinate technical or clerical personnel. An employee in this class is subject to unusual working hours, as well as twenty-four hour call for situations requiring immediate attention. Performs other work as requested.|
|ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS|
|Confers with end-users, co-workers, and/or superiors to design, analyze, develop, and maintain software programs, applications, databases, and reports.
Confers with end-users, co-workers, and/or superiors to assist in resolving problems with software programs, applications, databases, and reports.
Assists technical superior with feasibility and cost-comparison studies and prepares recommendations.
Designs, develops, and maintains software programs, applications, databases, and/or reports according to specifications.
Designs, performs, and monitors software performance tests on new and existing software programs, applications, databases, and/or reports for correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging.
Analyzes, reviews, and rewrites software programs, applications, databases, and/or reports to increase operating efficiency or adapt them to new requirements.
Reviews existing system analysis and programming documentation.
Develops and maintains user manuals, operating procedures, systems analysis, and programming documentation.
Develops programming scripts and ad-hoc reports to enhance functionality of existing applications.
Trains end-users to operate new or modified software programs, applications, and/or reports.
Conducts research on emerging application development, software products, languages, databases, and standards in support of development efforts.
Provides guidance to subordinates in system analysis, development, testing, documenting, and maintaining software programs, applications, databases, and/or reports.
Documents system procedures for use by other personnel.|
|KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES|
|Knowledge of modern coding methods, conventions, and best practices.
Knowledge of modern systems analysis and design techniques.
Knowledge of computer operating systems used within City-Parish.
Skill in the use of a light motor vehicle.
Ability to design, develop, and document software programs, applications, databases, and/or reports that perform efficiently.
Ability to plan, organize, and conduct systems analysis involving various work processes and procedures.
Ability to understand complex written and oral instructions.
Ability to use written, oral, and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with co-workers and non-technical end-users.
Ability to be flexible and adaptable to learn and understand new technologies.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented environment.
Ability to sit for extended periods.
Ability to be highly self-motivated.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.|
|EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE|
|Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field, and one year of experience in computer programming and/or systems analysis.|
|Any equivalent combination of education and experience.|
|OTHER JOB ASPECTS|
|Availability of and ability to drive a private motor vehicle during working hours.|
|Score derived from application grading.|
|In your employment application, please include details in your job descriptions such as: specific hardware and software experience, servers installed and maintained, operating systems used, numbers of users supported, details of routers, switches, security functions, languages used for programming and other details that will help HR make a thorough evaluation of your prior experience. Also be detailed about your education, training and certifications/licenses and bring supporting documentation with your application.|