Programmer Analyst / Application Developer
City of Austin - Austin, TX

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Graduation from High school or equivalent plus 2 years experience in a related field
  • Any combination of education or experience may substitute

  • Licenses or Certifications:
    None.

    Notes to Applicants
    *Please be thorough in completing the employment application and list all relevant experience. Be sure to include your specific work experience that relates to both the minimum and preferred qualifications for the position. The information provided in your resume must match the information in the job
    application. Your cover letter and resume are required but will not substitute for a complete employment application. This position may require a skills assessment.

    Pay Range
    $23.49 – $30.54 per hour

    Hours
    Monday – Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

    Job Close Date
    Departments may close a posting at their discretion
    09/09/2013

    Open Until Filled
    No

    Type of Posting
    External

    Department
    Financial Services

    Regular/Temporary
    Regular

    Grant Funded or Pooled Position
    Not Applicable

    Category
    Professional

    Location
    Municipal Building

    Preferred Qualifications
    *Web Application Development Experience
    *Experience programming with Oracle PL/ SQL
    *Experience using Oracle 10g/11g
    *ETL (Extract/Transform/Load) Experience
    *Knowledge of MicroStrategy Business Intelligence
    *Experience using UNIX / AIX
    *Experience using JavaScript
    *Knowledge of WebSphere
    *Linux Administration experience
    *Experience programming in Java
    *Experience using Cold Fusion and Cold Fusion application development
    *Experience with HTML
    *Experience with XML
    *Application development experience
    *Experience gathering users and systems requirements
    *Experience developing program and application documentation
    *Experience with Financial Accounting and Reporting Applications
    *Experience documenting and communicating technologies, processes, and procedures
    *Experience using CVS , GIT and/or other version control software
    *Graduation from an Accredited 4 year College or University

    Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
    Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
  • Uses programming languages to code computer instructions from the systems documentation.
  • Analyzes, defines, and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment
  • Interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls, and outputs.
  • Designs database files and works files to be used by system
  • Develops general and specific charts showing flow of data and processes in the system.
  • Provides user support for in-house programs to resolve computer applications, capabilities, alternative programming approaches, limitations, etc.
  • Works with user departments to resolve specific problems or make changes in programs.
  • Performs and leads applications programming activities, including coding, testing, debugging, documentation, and modification.
  • Performs system implementation
  • Assists in resolving operational problems
  • Trains in-house programs personnel in user departments in any specific procedures necessary to enter data into terminals for computer processing.
  • Writes and maintains documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections.
  • Designs model of business function and assists in redesign of business functions through automation
  • Maintains code and modifies existing programs to conform to system changes or to make improvements in the existing program.

  • Responsibilities - Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
    • May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
    • Knowledge of using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
    • Knowledge of organizing, planning, and prioritizing work
    • Knowledge in keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to job.
    • Knowledge of problem sensitivity able to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, not solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
    • Skilled in observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
    • Skill in developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
    • Skill in analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
    • Skill in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and to implement solutions.
    • Skill in understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
    • Skill in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and to implement solutions.
    • Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
    • Skill in analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
    • Ability in programming and writing computer programs for various purposes.
    • Ability in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
    • Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
    • Ability to use deductive reasoning: applying general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
    • Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

    Does this job require a criminal background investigation?
    This position requires a criminal background investigation

    EEO/ADA
    City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

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