Performs advanced and/or supervisory computer systems analysis work. Reporting to the Chief Grants Administrator, the Web-based Application Administrator performs division/departmental administration and project management of the implementation of the eGrants (on-line application and expenditure reporting system) and TeamMate (web-based auditing/monitoring documentation management system) web-based applications in the Office for Grants and Federal Fiscal Compliance. Work involves advanced (senior-level) computer systems analysis and database administration, planning and analyzing user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate processing and improve existing systems. Implements operation, configuration, and maintenance of standard and custom applications, participates in change management process, configures, monitors, and tests system configuration changes, monitors and analyzes environment capacity, performance and sustainability of systems, and coordinates problem resolution with external vendors and internal departments in a timely manner. Works under minimal direction with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment while keeping management fully informed of project status and workload.
Education: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university.
Experience: Five (5) years experience with systems analysis, database administration, or web-based application work. Experience with web-based applications strongly preferred. Experience with TEA's eGrants system or TeamMate preferred.
Substitution: Education and experience may substitute for one another on a year-for-year basis.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA):
Knowledge of: Enterprise database setup, configuration and administration; fully hosted applications; and database administration such as Oracle, SQL, or SAS.
Skill in: Troubleshooting and analytics; using network and application monitoring, diagnostics and troubleshooting tools; coordinating across TEA divisions; and keeping supervisor and department leadership fully updated on status and progress of projects.
Ability to: Quickly learn TEA eGrants and TeamMate web-based applications; write and revise standards and procedures; analyze systems and procedures; manage and oversee multiple projects at once; communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical staff; and be able to self motivate to study and learn new responsibilities with limited supervision and direction from supervisor.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
Salary is dependent on qualifications.
Positions exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will earn compensatory time off rather than overtime for hours in excess of 40 per week. May be required to work hours other than 8 to 5. May be required to work weekends and holidays.
In accordance with applicable federal and state equal opportunity laws, it is TEA's policy that no person shall be excluded from consideration for recruitment, selection, appointment, training, promotion, retention or any other personnel action, or be denied any benefits or participation in any educational programs or activities which it operates on the grounds of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or veteran status (except where age, sex, or disability constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration).
The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires all new employees to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. TEA does not sponsor H1-B work visas. Males, 18 to 25 years of age, are required to present proof of selection service registration (or exemption) prior to being employed by any state agency.
There is a 90-day waiting period for health insurance coverage and retirement contributions for new hires and re-hires.
This position requires the applicant to meet Agency standards and criteria which may include passing a pre-employment criminal background check, prior to being offered employment by the Agency.
Texas Education Agency - 23 months ago