Under the general supervision of the Data Processing Manager I of the Certification & Licensing Application Systems Support (CLASS) unit ofITSD’s Licensing and Certification Support Section (LCSS) in the Applications Development Support Branch (ADSB), the Staff Programmer Analyst (SPA) is responsible for providing technical and analytical support for the Licensing and Certification Program (L&C) information system applications development, maintenance and operations. The SPA will apply advanced level knowledge of the system development life cycle principles and techniques to analyze L&C business processes to develop, enhance, and maintain existing information technology system applications. The SPA will apply automated application programming knowledge and design methods to process information; develop detailed program specifications; and write programs to support L&C information technology system application needs. The SPA will work independently to analyze data request and reported application problems, reason logically and creatively, draw valid conclusions, and develop effective solutions.
This position requires the incumbent maintain consistent and regular attendance; communicate effectively (orally and in writing if both appropriate) in dealing with the public and/or other employees; develop and maintain knowledge and skills related to specific tasks, methodologies, materials, tools and equipment; complete assignments in a timely and efficient manner; and, adhere to departmental policies and procedures regarding attendance, leave, and conduct.
WHO MAY APPLY: Current state employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers from an equivalent class, former state employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification. All appointments are subject to SROA/Surplus hiring provisions. Surplus candidates must submit an application packet as outlined in this bulletin with a copy of their surplus status letter in order to be considered.
HOW TO APPLY: If interested, please submit a standard state application (STD 678) with the position number and contact person’s name, a cover letter, resume, provide three professional references and a one-page statement of qualifications (no smaller than 12 font with one inch margins). The statement of qualifications should explain why the candidate believes his or her knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) could apply towards this position. Should you be scheduled for an interview, please be prepared to have a writing assignment mailed to you which you will be expected to present to the panel members.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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