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Louisiana Department of State Civil Service 82 reviews - Baton Rouge, LA

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A baccalaureate degree plus one year of professional level experience in computer systems programming; or in systems, database, or network enterprise system support (hardware or software level); or computer systems liaison work.

Experience or training in computer systems programming, computer operations, network communications, production control, electronic technician work, or computer systems liaison work may be substituted for the required college training on the basis of one year of experience or training for two years of college.

An associate degree in computer science may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.

Twelve months of microcomputer network support or related software support duties equivalent to those of an Information Technology Office Specialist 2 (providing support for both stand alone and networked microcomputers as well as use of sophisticated scripting macros)will substitute for the required baccalaureate degree. NOTE: With rare exceptions, classified employees must have served as an Information Technology Office Specialist 2 in order to qualify.

Twelve months of professional level computer programming or technical support experience will substitute for the degree.

Two years of professional level computer systems liaison work will substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

Completion of a full-time comprehensive data processing course approved by the Department of Civil Service which included extensive emphasis on system programming may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree. For less than completion of the course, credit will be allowed under the first paragraph for substitutions. All training must have been resident study.

Verifiable experience in computer systems programming; or in systems, database, or network enterprise system support (hardware or software level) at a Louisiana State agency as a student worker enrolled in any baccalaureate degree program will substitute for a maximum of one year the required professional experience on a month for month basis. A letter from the agency employing the former student must be submitted with the application and retained as part of the former student worker's record.

A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in computer science, management information systems (MIS, quantitative business analysis--computer science, electrical engineering, information systems and decision sciences, computer engineering, telecommunications, or computer information systems will substitute for all of the required experience.

A masters degree in the above fields will substitute for the one year of required experience.

Enterprise systems support refers to the type of system for which support is being done. For example, stand alone PC support is not qualifying versus LAN system support which is qualifying. System software, database and network (LAN, WAN) are three types of enterprise system support.

NOTE:Some qualifying jobs in state service are as follows:Old titles:
Information Systems Applications Programmers
Information Systems Technical Support Specialists
Information Systems Network Technicians
Information Systems Applications Programmer/Analysts
Information Systems Applications Project Leader
Computer Systems Liaison Officer
Computer Systems Liaison Supervisor

New titles:
Information Technology Applications Programmers
Information Technology Technical Support Specialists
Information Technology Technical Support Analysts
Information Technology Applications Programmer/Analysts
Information Technology Applications Project Leader
Information Technology Liaison Officer
Information Technology Liaison Supervisor

Any college hours or degrees must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Incorporated; the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools; the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy. To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the ‘Application Status’ link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings. Application Status Message What it Means Application received Your application has been submitted successfully. Checking for required test score We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test. Evaluating experience Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Eligible for consideration You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position. Referred to hiring manager for review Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview. Position filled Someone has been selected for the position. Position cancelled The agency has decided not to fill the position. Note: There are two postings to fill one vacancy .

1. Information Technology Applications Programmer 1
2. Information Technology Applications Programmer 2 and Information Technology Applications Programmer/Analyst 1

Note: This position is part of the Career Progression Group (CPG). To be considered at all levels of the CPG noted above, applicants must apply to both postings.

Note: As part of a Career Progression Group vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as an Information Technology Applications Programmer 1, Information Technology Applications Programmer 2 or Information Technology Applications Programmer/Analyst 1, depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. The maximum salary for the Information Technology Applications Programmer/Analyst 1 is $68,099/year. Please refer to the 'Job Specifications' tab located at the top of the LA Careers 'Current Job Opportunities' page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.

Note: Programming experience desired.

For further information about this vacancy contact: Nolitha LeDay-McDowell Patient's Compensation Fund PO Box 3718
Baton Rouge, LA 70821

Job Concepts:
Function of Work:
To perform advanced programming work by preparing program specifications and to code, debug, test, and document complex programs.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
General from more experienced Information Technology applications personnel.

Supervision Exercised:
May provide technical programming advice to other Information Technology Applications Programmers.

Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies. (Individual departments may restrict assignment of these duties to the Information Technology section.)

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Information Technology Applications Programmer 1 by the presence of responsibility for writing program specifications and providing technical assistance to Information Technology Applications Programmers. Additionally, the Programmer 2 level may involve user contact; whereas, the lower level generally has no contact with users.

Differs from Information Technology Applications Programmer Analyst 1 by the absence of systems analysis work.

Examples of Work:
Designs, codes, compiles, tests, debugs, modifies and documents new or existing complex applications programs within accepted standards, procedures and guidelines.

Prepares JCL (or other control languages) and systems utilities for use in the applications environment.

Identifies, researches and assists in resolving program, machine, data or software problems, frequently in consultation with other employees, supervisors, or users.

Meets with users to determine needs and parameters, and to evaluate results; assists in writing user guides and production run books.

Provides technical advice, assistance, and guidance to employees who are less experienced or familiar with a specific programming language.

May operate a variety of information processing equipment.

Maintains small production systems and documentation and assists on large production systems.

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