Performs complex (journey-level) computer programming work, including software development and integration work for Information Systems. Work involves analyzing proposed software applications, automation projects, and business issues; recommending application, data, and process solutions; and designing, coding, testing, and supporting software applications used by agency business areas and external customers. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Essential Job Elements:
Designs, codes, and implements graphical user interfaces, middle tier data access and business rule validation, database objects, reports, and other software application components. Analyzes, troubleshoots, and enhances existing software applications. Adheres to best practices of software development, uses accepted design patterns and frameworks and practices secure-coding programming methods. Evaluates commercial off-the-shelf software and performs integration with existing agency applications and infrastructure. Marginal Job Duties: Analyzes business issues, data, processes, and existing applications to generate solution options and strategies that achieve specified goals. Analyzes, interprets, produces and maintains software requirements and technical specification documents. Plans, conducts, and documents software testing activities. Performs related work as assigned.
Graduation from a four-year college/university with a degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field. Full time relevant experience may be substituted for degree on a year for year basis. Two additional years of full-time experience developing web applications or doing database development. (Interviewed applicants who meet the college requirement must provide a transcript at the time of interview.)
One year of experience designing and implementing dashboards using Sharepoint, SSRS, or similar technology. Two years of experience creating ETL packages and/or cubes. Two years of experience with SSIS or a similar technology. Three years of experience writing reports. Four years of experience developing with MS SQL Server.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge of dimensional data design.
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. This position requires the employee to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (standing and walking) is routinely required to carry out some duties. This position requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact and communication. It requires the ability to bend, stoop, kneel, and reach as needed for filing and similar routine office duties. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Ability to read printed materials and computer screens. The individual must be able to lift, pull, physically handle, and transport records, documents, boxes, and all related information and materials, weighing up to 20 pounds when required. The individual must be able to sit for long periods of time when commuting to and from assigned destination and when traveling on state business including fieldwork and training assignments.
Other (licenses, certifications, et cetera):
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