Position Classification Title: Progrmr Analyst,Assc
Position Classification Code: M4003
Job Family: Information Technology
Pay Level: 08
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under direct supervision supporting a college/division system. Analyzes and evaluates complex systems, and devises computer programs, systems and related procedures to process data. Prepares charts and diagrams to assist in problem analysis, and submits recommendations for solution. Prepares program specifications and diagrams, and develops coding logic flowcharts. Encodes, tests, debugs, and installs the operating programs and procedures in coordination with computer operations and user departments.
Standard Duties:
Guides users in formulating requirements; advises on alternatives and on the implications of new or revised computer systems and applications technology. Analyzes user project proposals, identifies omissions and errors in requirements, and conducts feasibility studies; recommends optimum approach and develops system design for approved projects. Develops new and maintains existing complex systems and subsystems such as inventory control, payroll, or financial/cost analysis in which transactions are automatically processed through the full system of records; ensures reliability of cross-university applications. Informally arbitrates between system users when conflicts arise. Uses all phases of system analysis concepts, techniques, and methods; knowledge of available system software, computer equipment, and the regulations, structure, techniques, and management practices of one or more subject areas to design complex systems or subsystems. Reviews design, analysis, and code for quality and adherence to standards. Prepares and gives presentations to user management. Provides on-call support and problem resolution for computer applications. May serve as lead analyst in a design subgroup, directing and integrating the work of analysts, each responsible for several programs. Maintains currency of knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems. Possess thorough knowledge of SQL and/or Object Oriented Programming principles. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of a broad range of relevant alternative computer systems, applications, and equipment. Knowledge of a broad range of relevant multi-user computer systems, applications, and/or equipment. Knowledge of computer flow charts and of programming logic and codes. Knowledge of computer systems analysis and design concepts, methods, procedures, and standards. Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise. Knowledge of information flow and management environments within area of operational specialty.
Conflict resolution and/or mediation skills.
Ability to analyze and interpret information systems proposals, and to evaluate and develop alternative implementation plans. Ability to assess and maintain quality of programming structure, design, and coding. Ability to develop and deliver presentations. Ability to determine computer problems and to coordinate hardware and/or software solutions. Ability to interpret and evaluate client informational needs and to determine appropriate alternative solutions. Ability to develop and/or modify and adapt systems, hardware configurations, and programs to meet individually specified needs. Ability to evaluate and interpret end user information requirements, and to develop appropriate systems and/or applications solutions. Ability to plan, design, coordinate installation, test, and modify complex systems and subsystems. Ability to specify and develop computer programs using a range of programming languages.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- No previous work experience required.
   Equivalency- None
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