Senior Programmer Analyst
Alachua County, FL - Gainesville, FL

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Associate of Science degree in computer science or a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a directly related field and two years of programming experience, of which one year must have been working with interactive programming; or an equivalent combination of directly related education, training and/or experience. Applicants within six months of meeting the education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status. Experience with .Net and C#; coding HTML and CSS; developing and maintaining new software; and extensive working knowledge in SharePoint and JavaScript desirable .

Position Summary:
This is advanced professional and technical work programming and designing management information systems in the Alachua County Department of Information & Telecommunications Services.

An employee assigned to this classification performs a variety of tasks relating to the analysis of complex information systems and assisting in the design of new systems or major enhancements to existing systems.

Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports and observation of results obtained.

Examples of Duties:

Analyzes current system and existing programs to determine whether modifications are necessary.

Designs and writes new programs based on information gathered from users regarding desired output.

Completes testing and debugging of new programs to produce desired information and minimize the user's workload

Provides technical assistance and training to lower level team members.

Assists staff and users in troubleshooting problems as required.

Writes and updates user and system documentation as required.

Performs related work as required.

NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


Thorough knowledge of computer processing equipment for business, technical and statistical processing.

Thorough knowledge of information research techniques and available resources.

Thorough knowledge of programming language.

Considerable knowledge of statistical concepts and advanced mathematics.

Considerable knowledge of IBM Control Language (CL).

Ability to conceptualize the flow of data through the system and deal with abstractions in order to develop multiple sequences of operations.

Ability to meet with users and ascertain other's needs.

Ability to interface complex systems accurately and independently.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, constitutional officers and the general public.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; and use hands to finger, handle or feel.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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