NATURE OF WORK
This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of the strategic technical direction for web based applications for Broward County in support of the e-government initiatives. Work involves responsibility for leading and participating in the technical design and development of new web based applications and products. Duties include assigning, coordinating, and supervising the activities of systems and programming personnel; reviewing and assisting in the enforcement of standards, policies and procedures relating to e-government. The employee assists in setting the technical direction and establishing priorities necessary to achieve e-government requests for all County agencies. Work is reviewed by an administrative superior through conferences and evaluation of achievements.
Confers with administrative superior, division peers and user personnel to determine broad and specific project objectives.
Assigns, coordinates, and provides technical leadership and directions in ensuring the successful integration of e-government, web based and workflow technologies with existing application systems and data.
Reviews and approves systems, system interfaces, designs, programs and tests; directs the evaluation of complex requirements, and new development tools and makes appropriate recommendations.
Directs the professional development and training of the web technology staff.
Provides direction and counsel on Web Standards for submission to the Technology Steering Committee.
Confers with division peers in relation to professional development, training and cross-training of systems and programming staff.
Confers with all Office of Information Technology Sections concerning the coordination of systems, programming, operational procedures, schedules, and requirements.
Confers with all County agencies as necessary. Oversees vendor selection and contract negotiations.
Supervises programming personnel and monitors activities of systems.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of developments in the areas of systems and technology.
Thorough knowledge of web based applications and systems.
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
Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the work of subordinates.
Ability to assign and supervise the work of subordinate employees in a manner conductive to high performance and morale.
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, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation or sexual orientation.
Skill in current web and computer applications.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in computer science, business administration, or related field; six (6) years experience with the Internet and web related technology and applications; four(4) years supervisory experience in computer systems design and operation; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Work Locations: Office of Information Technology
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E10/00