NATURE OF WORK
This is technical and analytical work in programming and systems analysis for information systems projects.
Work involves assisting in the design and development of large computer systems and their applications relevant to area of assignment. Duties include applying programming techniques and automated system solutions to enhance user organization work procedures. Work is performed under the guidance of senior technical and professional staff, and is reviewed through frequent consultation and evaluation of results.
Analyzes, designs, tests, installs, documents and maintains computer application programs which have a routine to moderate degree of complexity.
Applies appropriate programming languages, report generators, application generators and high level interpreters to complete assigned tasks.
Assists in the development of new automated approaches to current systems and/or procedures in assigned areas.
Prepares systems specifications and technical documentation for applications.
Develops reports, maintains data bases, and assists user agency personnel in utilizing automated systems applications.
Work as a team member on broader or more complex projects; effectively interfaces with technical and non-technical personnel within and across agencies.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Knowledge of current principles, practices and techniques of systems analysis.
Knowledge of modern design and programming principles and techniques.
Knowledge of programming language and/or operating system relevant to area of assignment.
Knowledge of technical writing.
Some knowledge of information management techniques.
Ability to apply technological languages, concepts and tools within established time frames.
Ability to assist user personnel in the operation of computer systems and applications programs.
Ability to prepare documentation, charts and graphs in relation to work assignments.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.
Skill in basic system design.
Skill in the coding, testing and debugging of application programs.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Completion of two years of college level course work in data processing, computer science or related field; experience in systems analysis and applications programming relevant to area of assignment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Code of Ethics
Work Locations: All Divisions
Class Spec Estab./Revised: E5/94