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SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER III - 42001961 (FOR STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM EMPLOYEES ONLY)

Date: Feb 25, 2020

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Requisition No: 116861 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER III - 42001961 (FOR STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM EMPLOYEES ONLY)

Position Number: 42001961 

Salary:  $43,507.36 - $60,000.20 

Posting Closing Date: 03/09/2020 

SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER III

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

OFFICE OF AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

***STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM OPPORTUNITY--
ONLY CURRENT STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM
EMPLOYEES WILL BE CONSIDERED. ***

CONTACT:

Ginny Morris at (850) 245-1063

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and five (5) years of experience in computer systems analysis and/or computer programming, two (2) years of which must have been in systems programming; or

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the computer sciences or management information systems and four (4) years of experience in computer systems analysis, and/or computer programming, two (2) years of which must have been in systems programming; or

A master's degree from an accredited college or university in one of the computer sciences or management information systems and three (3) years of experience in computer systems analysis, and/or computer programming, two (2) years of which must have been in systems programming; or

A doctorate from an accredited college or university in one of the computer sciences or management information systems and two (2) years of experience in systems programming; or

Six (6) years of experience in computer systems analysis and/or computer programming, two (2) years of which must have been in systems programming and either (1) completion of a 720 classroom hour program of study from a vocational/technical school or accredited community college in an area of data processing (excluding data entry), or (2) 60 semester or 90 quarter hours of college course work from an accredited institution which includes four courses in computer science or management information systems.

Experience in computer systems analysis and/or computer programming can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

Completion of a one-year program of study from a vocational/technical school in an area of data processing (excluding data entry) can substitute for one (1) year of the required computer systems analysis and/or computer programming experience.

***ATTENTION CANDIDATES***

To be considered for a position with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:

  • All fields in the Candidate Profile must be completed.
  • Work history, hours worked, and formal education fields must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position.
  • Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services values
and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

NOTES:

Successful applicants must pass a background screening, including fingerprinting, as a condition of employment.

JOB DUTIES:

This position is responsible for server administration and the management and maintenance of server infrastructure.  This includes development and maintenance of the operations standards for server equipment.

Assist department users (statewide) with the planning, designing, coding, testing, installation and enhancement of microcomputer and server software and hardware to conform with the department’s guidelines and standards.

Provide technical and problem-solving assistance to the department users of microcomputer hardware, software and network communications.  This includes diagnostic evaluation and technical troubleshooting of software and hardware problems.

Assist with the network administration, management, and maintenance of network infrastructure.  This includes development and maintenance of the operations standards for network equipment.

Maintain an acute awareness of the latest technological advances in infrastructure systems through research and attending seminars, educational courses and conferences.

Develop guidelines and standards for server infrastructure software and hardware and server utilization.

Perform related work as required, which will include, but not be limited to adherence to the policies and procedures of the Department’s Information Resource Security Program (Chapter 8 – Department’s Supervisory Manual) and allocate time as requested for Disaster Recovery activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of distributed processing operations, procedures, and equipment.
  • Knowledge of problem-solving techniques.
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies such as Microsoft Hyper-V and/or VMWare.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of computer programming and/or computer systems analysis.
  • Working knowledge of enterprise class server equipment.
  • Working knowledge of Cisco network equipment.
  • Ability to configure servers and associated equipment.
  • Ability to provision, setup, document and configure existing or new hardware and software solutions.
  • Ability to develop training programs related to distributed processing operations and procedures.
  • Ability to monitor and resolve problems with distributed computer systems components.
  • Ability to support and maintain custom and Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) applications.
  • Ability to configure, administer and maintain server operating systems such as Windows Server 2012R2/2016/2019.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

SPECIAL NOTES:

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee