Posting No: 0601-12
Group/Step: B24, Position 261
Opening Date: 06/08/2012
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 06/22/2012
$65,436 - $78,000 annually
The Senior Systems Analyst is selected by and responsible to the Director of Information Systems Development and performs advanced application software development work. The Senior Systems Analyst works closely with other Information Systems staff and division management to plan, budget and analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate processing or to improve existing systems. The Senior Systems Analyst may serve as team leader for software development projects. The Analyst works with minimal direction with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. The Analyst performs other related duties as assigned. Occasional weekend and evening work may be required. Minimal travel may be required.
- Oversee and design the implementation of new and revised methods that effectively meet agency needs. Analyze system requirements for new application software. Analysis may involve choice of development tool/language and choice of database platform.
- Oversee assigned projects and associated tasks when assigned as a development team leader that cross functional agency systems and other state entities and that require coordinating, planning, and scheduling during project development and implementation stages. As the team leader typical responsibilities will include:
- Oversight and/or preparation of charts, diagrams, and tables that depict the present and proposed systems in terms of costs, benefits derived and tasks accomplished.
- Preparation of proposed implementation plans.
- Preparation of data mappings where conversions are involved.
- Identify scripts needed for system automation.
- Develop complex in-house computer software, including database design.
- Analyze existing software systems and procedures for efficiency and effectiveness, and modify the software as needed.
- Develop system documentation.
- Develop, analyze and revise system design procedures, program code, test procedures and quality standards.
- Formulate logical descriptions of problems and devises optimum solutions.
- Oversee the training of staff prior to the implementation of technical systems and offers advice and guidance during the implementation process.
- Identify, investigate and resolve production issues.
- Comply with division and/or agency training requirements.
- Demonstrate a spirit of teamwork, offering positive and constructive ideas, encouragement and support to other members of the staff and team, while upholding the Agency’s core values.
- Keep management appropriately informed of ongoing activities and critical matters affecting the operations and well-being of the Programs and the Department.
- Adhere to all Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Personnel Policies and performs other related work as assigned and required to maintain Division operations.
Three (3) years of experience in development of application software programs in the areas of analysis, design, coding, testing, documentation and end-user training required. Three (3) years experience in the development of Windows application software utilizing Visual Basic, Visual Studio and Microsoft SQL Server or equivalent required. The experience requirements may run concurrently with each other. Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, computer information systems, management information systems or related preferred.
The successful candidate will have: Knowledge of Microsoft.NET and development of Active Server Pages is helpful. Knowledge of the limitations and capabilities of computer systems and of the techniques used in the design of non-automated systems, of information technology equipment, of applicable programming languages, of computer hardware and software, of computer operating systems, of writing program code, and of automated mapping. Skill in coordinating and solving problems, in developing or revising program code, in scheduling, testing, installing and implementing programs and in troubleshooting computer systems. Ability to manage multiple tasks. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with all staff. Ability to analyze systems and procedures; to write and revise standards and procedures.
Applications may be picked up at the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, 920 Colorado, 1st floor, Austin, Texas. Applications may also be downloaded from the Texas Workforce Commission's web site at http://www.twc.state.tx.us/jobs/gvjb/gvjb.html#STAE.
Mail, email or fax applications to:
Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 12157
Austin Texas 78711
Fax (512) 475-3377
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of State Applications. Applications not completely filled out may be rejected. Only typed or legibly printed applications will be considered.
This job is not covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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