IAKSS Systems Analyst 1.0 FTE

Location
Lexington, KY, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 18, 2019
Ref
7869
Job Type
Part-Time
  • Position Type:
    Technology - Hourly/ CLAS - 7513 - SYSTEMS ANALYST

  • Date Posted:
    10/18/2019

  • Location:
    ITS ABOUT KIDS SUPPT SERVICES

  • Date Available:
    19-20 School Year

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    Class Code: 7513

    TITLE: Systems Analyst
    Grade 24

    REPORTS TO:

    SUPERVISES:

    JOB FUNCTION: Plan and control the computer system analysis and development for assigned area; serve as Project Leader on major projects; confer with and advise use departments;evaluate user requests and needs, estimate cost and time of implementation and recommend program methodology to be followed, assuring programming compliance with established documentation standards; provide technical guidance and recommendations concerning existing computer programs and systems.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Plan and control the computer system analysis and development for assigned area; confer with and advise use departments; evaluate user requests and needs, estimate cost and time of implementation.
    • Serve as Project Leader on major projects; evaluate project requirements and time lines; provide guidance and direction to assigned personnel and coordinate project phases.
    • Assist in system studies in programming for various applications; recommend program methodology to be followed, assuring programming compliance with established documentation standards.
    • Analyze problems outlined by users and potential users of data processing; study existing systems and procedures and the introduction of potential data processing systems.
    • Develop detailed data flow charts of existing system, documenting the work process according to installation standards; assist with the development of system objectives and comprehensive plans to organize work methodology; establish controls to assure desired output in new and modified applications.
    • Assist department staff by advising on applications development and the best approach to system design relative to software capabilities and hardware features; review or determine application proposals and requirements as required.
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (CONT.):
    • Provide technical support, assistance and information to users; train users in system operations as necessary; coordinate communication and activities with users to review and analyze user problems and needs; provide work direction to assigned programmers.

    • Compile information and data and prepare various reports related to computer systems and functions; document system software and hardware as necessary.
    • Maintain a variety of records, accounts, logs and files related to systems; prepare and purge records as necessary.
    • Write or modify programs as necessary to meet user needs; prepare block diagrams and flow charts; write or modify program source code; prepare sample test data; test, correct and revise programs as necessary.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Maintain regular attendance.

    KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

    KNOWLEDGE OF:
    • Advanced principles and techniques of systems analysis, design and programming.
    • Advanced principles of internal system maintenance.
    • Analysis project coordination requirements.
    • Database structures, on-line applications and system capabilities of the District.
    • Database telecommunications design.
    • Programming languages such as COBOL and Job control language concepts.
    • Principles and concepts involved in computer programming and maintenance.
    • Structured programming practices and techniques.
    • Programming and computer operation documentation.
    • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
    • Technical aspects of field of specialty.

    ABILITY TO:
    • Coordinate, oversee, analyze and maintain computer systems.
    • Direct and coordinate major analysis and programming projects.
    • Provide technical guidance and recommendations concerning existing computer programs and systems.

    KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES (CONT.):

    ABILITY TO:
    • Apply principles and techniques of computer programming to specific problems and processes.
    • Research, analyze and recommend new system software and hardware.
    • Write or modify programs to meet user needs.
    • Code data into machine language.
    • Initiate procedural modifications.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in appropriate program languages.
    • Anticipate system space capacity requirements.
    • Provide assistance to other data processing personnel regarding technical problems.
    • Plan and organize work.
    • Meet schedules and time lines.
    • Work independently with little direction.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking.
    • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing.
    • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations.
    • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching.
    ยท Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights, up to 30 pounds.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    • Any combination equivalent to: two years of college-level training in computer information science or related field and five years increasingly responsible programming and systems design experience.

    Contact Person: Bob Moore (bob.moore@fayette.kyschools.us)

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