Programmer Analyst (one or more positions)

Job description

South Orange County Community College District

Programmer Analyst

Job Close Date:    07/16/2018


Pay Range: Range 142: Starting salary is $6,625.00 per month


Classification Benefits:    

The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).


PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at


Summary Description:

Under direction from management staff, performs a variety of professional work in the design, programming, testing, installation and maintenance of information systems; and provides staff assistance to management.


This is the journey level class within the Programmer Analyst series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Senior Programmer Analyst in that the latter provides functional and technical supervision over lower level programmer analyst staff and is expected to perform or take the lead on the most difficult and complex projects. Employees at this level are fully trained in their field and are aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.


Knowledge of:

•  Programming languages and procedures and their application to various systems.

•  Principles of systems analysis, design and data modeling techniques as applied to mainframe, clientserver

and internet environments.

•  Methods and techniques of programming, data processing and programming documentation.

•  Methods and techniques of software development.

•  Various mainframe, server and workstation operating systems.

•  Principles of database design and maintenance.

•  Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.


Ability to:

•  Design, program, test, install and maintain computer application systems.

•  Identify, evaluate and solve complex system and programming problems.

•  Analyze data and establish system requirements to develop logical solutions to data processing

problems or tasks.

•  Design, implement and maintain relational databases.

•  Integrate new system applications with legacy systems in a mixed platform environment.

•  Assist users and staff in troubleshooting system and hardware problems.

•  Present and explain technical information in understandable terms.

•  Work independently in the absence of supervision.

•  Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

•  Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

•  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.



Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science or a related field.



Two years of related programming applications experience.


To Apply:

Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  


NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER




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Job No:
Posted: 6/22/2018
Application Due: 7/16/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Range 142: Starting salary is $6,625.00 per month