NATURE OF WORK
This is administrative and technical work directing a data processing systems activity, including systems analysis and programming.
Work involves responsibility for directing and participating in the design, development, and implementation of computer based and other systems.
Duties include assigning, coordinating, and supervising the activities of systems and programming personnel; providing liaison with user agencies in the development and maintenance of systems; and determining the feasibility of installing or converting work systems and processes for electronic data processing.
The employee assists in establishing systems and programming priorities and in coordinating the systems activity with the electronic data processing operations unit.
Work is reviewed by an administrative superior through conferences and evaluation of achievements.
Confers with administrative superior and user personnel to determine broad and specific systems projects objectives.
Assigns, coordinates, and provides technical direction and supervision for analyst and programming personnel in studying and converting work systems and processes for electronic data processing.
Reviews and approves systems, designs, and program adequacy; directs the evaluation of new data processing technical developments in hardware and software and recommends equipment and program modifications as deemed feasible; to include cost-benefit analysis.
Directs the professional development and training of the systems and programming staff.
Confers with all Office of Information Technology Sections concerning the coordination of systems, programming, operational procedures, schedules, and requirements.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of the techniques and methodology of systems analysis.
Thorough knowledge of electronic computer capabilities and programming techniques.
Considerable knowledge of the current literature, trends, and developments in the field of information technology.
Considerable knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization, and administration.
Ability to analyze complex operations and to organize and design their components into logical systems.
Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the work of subordinates.
Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
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, coworkers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, or political affiliation.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in computer science, business administration, or related field; thorough supervisory experience in computer systems design and operation; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Work Locations: Aviation, Office of Information Technology, Office of Environmental Services
Class Spec Estab./Revised: E10/76 R1/91