Programmer Analyst, Senior

Location
Los Altos Hills
Posted
Aug 11, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Institution Type
Community College


Foothill-De Anza Community College District

Programmer Analyst, Senior

Posting #: 17-020

Campus: District

Number of Working Months: 12 Months

Starting Salary: $7,954.88 per month

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Employment Duration: Full-Time

Description:

Starting Salary: $7,954.88 (per month) plus benefits; Salary Grade: C1-70
Full Salary Range: $7,954.88 - $10,665.20 (per month)

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the classified position above.

DEFINITION:
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, serve as a project leader for assigned projects; perform complex programming duties in the development of computer applications and maintenance of existing programs and systems; train and provide work direction to assigned staff.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Serve as a project leader for assigned projects; coordinate with software vendors to develop software to enhance established functions.
  2. Coordinate with the District and other colleges to implement functional and procedural changes in assigned systems.
  3. Plan, organize and schedule projects and work assignments; train and provide work direction to assigned programming staff.
  4. Write, debug, test and document various complex programs using on-line tools, assigned languages and utilities.
  5. Prepare reports and documentation on inputs, outputs, database, and document control methods.
  6. Review and modify existing systems and programs to improve efficiency or to correct logic or procedural problems; estimate time and resource needs and clarify objectives to be accomplished.
  7. Consult with users to determine systems and program requirements and objectives and to identify problems in existing programs and systems; drive to various sites to discuss projects; determine feasibility of programming projects.
  8. Use higher programming languages to write and modify programs, system and databases to meet design specifications; test and debug programs as necessary.
  9. Provide information necessary to produce systems and program documentation and procedures.
  10. Operate computers and peripheral equipment including terminals, microcomputers, disk drives, printers and other office equipment as assigned.
  11. Troubleshoot problems with hardware, software and networks and assist in resolutions.
  12. Oversee and install software changes as assigned.
  13. Perform related duties as assigned.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:

Knowledge of:

  1. Project coordination and planning.
  2. Principles of training and providing work direction to others.
  3. Principles and techniques of systems and programming work including analysis, design and documentation.
  4. Designated computer-programming languages.
  5. Research and analysis techniques as related to computer programming.
  6. Techniques of testing and debugging computer programs.
  7. Operation, capabilities and limitations of computer equipment.
  8. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  9. Oral and written communication skills.

Ability to:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
  2. Serve as a project leader for assigned projects.
  3. Perform complex programming duties in the development of computer applications and maintenance of existing programs and systems.
  4. Utilize standardized programming languages.
  5. Analyze user needs and develop effective systems and programs.
  6. Design, code, compile and implement structured computer programs.
  7. Test, debug and document programs.
  8. Train others on new programs.
  9. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  10. Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  11. Prepare clear, complete and concise reports and records.
  12. Meet schedules and time lines.
  13. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
  2. Any combination equivalent to an Associate's degree in computer science or related field AND five (5) years experience as a programmer analyst.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Environment:

  1. Office environment.
  2. Driving a vehicle to conduct work.

Physical Abilities:

  1. Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone.
  2. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate computer keyboard.
  3. Seeing to read various materials.
  4. Standing for extended periods of time.
  5. Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
  6. Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
  7. Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy objects up to 30 lbs.

Hazards:

  1. Extended viewing a computer monitor.

APPLICATION PACKET:

  1. A District on-line application on http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/. *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
  2. A cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position.
  3. A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.

If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application. Items not required (including reference letters) will not be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date. You may also visit our “Applicant Information” to assist with technical difficulties at: http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/a-applicant-instructions.html

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Position: Full-Time, Permanent, 12-months per year
Starting date: As soon as possible upon completion of the search process.

Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance. For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site: http://hr.fhda.edu/benefits/index.html.

Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement. The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S. All interviewing costs incurred by applicant are the responsibility of the applicant.

For more information about our application process contact:
Employment Services
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
(650) 949-6217

Email: employment@fhda.edu
http://hr.fhda.edu/

To apply, visit: http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/




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