Job Title: Systems Analyst

Reports to:Director of Information Services
Typical Schedule:
Bargaining Unit:N/A

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:5104
Salary Schedule:73N

JOB GOAL

Responsible for investigating, researching, and defining data processing applications in a mainframe computer environment by analyzing current procedures, defining problems, making recommendations for revisions of existing processes or institution of new systems, determining their feasibility for computer processing.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.

1.     Document and prepare work flow diagrams and procedures that establish formal standards and aid in writing computer programs.

2.     Identify potential computer application area needs and upgrade opportunities based on end user needs and district initiatives.

3.     Provide technical assistance and training to end-users and staff to ensure standard and efficient operation of various software and hardware                      platforms.

4.     Coordinate with end-users and department staff to determine system requirements and possible upgrades necessary to maintain proper                            functionality and that conform to established protocols.

5.     Write, test, and de-bug complex programs to ensure the needs of the school system and end-users are being met while complying with local, state,          and federal requirements.

6.     Review existing hardware and software for possible enhancement opportunities and make recommendation for improvement as needed.

7.     Design forms and specifications for district software and hardware usage to ensure system security and efficient operations.

8.     Implement system and software upgrades to ensure proper installation and to make sure that they work within the established parameters and                  guidelines.

9.     Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Working knowledge of workflow diagrams and multiple program languages
  • Broad knowledge of computer systems, including programming and systems operations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent (2 years of college coursework)
  • Data processing experience including computer programming and systems experience.
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

None

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited institution in computer programming or related field.
  • Experience in computer programming and systems operations.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, and hear. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 100 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

Noise: The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Systems Analyst;   EST: October 20, 2015 ;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: October 20, 2015