System Analysts develop detailed specifications for computer software and monitor, evaluate and assess software performance. The System Analyst position is technical, requiring a depth of knowledge of computer hardware and software. System Analysts find solutions to information processing problems by analyzing the issue and creating a solution. They coordinate resources that meet the needs of their end users. System Analysts serve as project managers on various system or application designs, implementations, updates, and/or integrations by acting as a team leader of technical personnel (e.g., System Analysts, Programmers, etc.) Although this position has no supervisory responsibilities, the System Analyst assists programmers, analysts, or other personnel in reviewing work, answering technical questions, mentoring, and helping to resolve personnel or technical issues. The work performed by System Analysts occur mostly in an office setting. System Analysts are sometimes required to be on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week and work on holidays and weekends.
TYPICAL JOB DUTIES:
Analyzes and monitors system applications, programs, and/or databases by reviewing computer codes, scripts, or programming languages (e.g., ASP.Net, Java, C#, SQL, Python, etc.) in order to provide system documentation, identify programming/coding errors, and enhance system and application performance and usability.
Designs, develops, and modifies system applications, programs, and/or databases by editing, updating, and writing computer code or scripts using various programming languages (e.g., ASP.Net, Java, C# SQL, Python, etc.) after meeting with users in order to meet specific user, department, or jurisdiction application, system, or programming needs and requirements.
Creates, updates, or modifies system documentation and user guides for applications by reviewing reference materials, testing system application and functionality, and assessing users’ needs in order to provide users with reference materials.
Assists programmers, analysts, or other personnel in reviewing work, answering technical questions, mentoring, and helping to resolve personnel or technical issues.
Serves as project manager on various system or application designs, implementations, updates, and/or integrations by acting as a team leader of technical personnel (e.g., System Analysts, Programmers, etc.), in order to resolve technical issues and lay out project planning, execution, monitoring, and completion.
Conducts training to provide knowledge and understanding of work processes to ensure compliance with procedures and standards.
Provides user support for installations of system and application updates and manages user access rights for user systems.
Experience with .NET (e.g., C#, Visual Basic) programming (e.g., create web apps, client apps, application interfaces, dashboards, data extract, etc.).
Experience with SQL Server databases (e.g., T-SQL to create queries, stored procedures and/or functions, design database in a test/sandbox environment).
Preferred Qualifications are examples of experience and education considered to be highly desirable by hiring agencies.
Project Management experience in full life cycle development (SDLC, SCRUM, AGILE).
Experience with mobile application development.
Internal Number: R0010492
About Merit System of Jefferson County
The Personnel Board of Jefferson County is an organization responsible for administering the civil service system (Merit System) for Jefferson County, Alabama. The Personnel Board of Jefferson County’s Merit System includes a wonderfully diverse set of seventeen city governments, ranging from smaller, community-minded towns to vibrant, bustling cities. Also included are the Jefferson County Commission and four county-wide agencies providing critical public services to our communities. The Merit System includes nearly 8000 employees from these 22 municipalities and government agencies who devote their efforts to serving the public. Employees within the Merit System work in a wide variety of exciting fields and meaningful professions, including careers ranging from public safety, city management and information technology, to public works, medical services and engineering, just to name a few. Through these meaningful careers our Merit System employees are making a difference in the communities that they serve.