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SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING CONSULTANT - 41001355

Date: Nov 27, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 25062 

Agency: Office of the Attorney General

Working Title: SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING CONSULTANT - 41001355

Position Number: 41001355 

Salary:  $55,000-$85,000 

Posting Closing Date: 12/12/2017 

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS ARE STILL BEING CONSIDERED AND NEED NOT REAPPLY

 

INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT:  The Office of the Attorney General, Department of Legal Affairs (OAG) is a pre-eminent, constitutional office, which serves as the chief lawyer to all state agencies and provides legal protections for Floridians against fraud and through the enforcement of the state’s laws. The OAG, is a cabinet agency in the executive branch of Florida state government.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  To be considered for the position all applicants must:

 

Submit a complete and accurate application profile necessary for qualifying, such as dates of service, reason for leaving, etc. In addition, all applicants must ensure all employment and/or detailed information about work experience is listed on your application (including military service, self-employment, job-related volunteer work, internships, part-time employment, etc.) and that gaps in employment are explained.  Applicants who do not provide all information necessary to qualify, will not be considered for this position.

 

Verify that applicant responses to qualifying questions are verifiable by skills and/or experience stated on the employment application and/or resume.  Applicants who do not respond to the qualifying questions will not be considered for this position.

 

The elements of the selection process may include a skill assessment exercise. 

 

Current and future vacancies may be filled from this advertisement for a period of up to six months. Following the six-month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement to be considered for that vacancy.  

 

OAG employees are paid biweekly.  All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113 Florida Statutes.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A bachelor's degree from a college or university and five years of experience in computer systems analysis and/or computer programming, three years of which must have been in systems programming; or

A master's degree from a college or university in one of the computer sciences or management information systems and four years of experience in computer systems analysis and/or computer programming, three years of which must have been in systems programming; or

A doctorate from a college or university in one of the computer sciences or management information systems and three years of experience in systems programming; or

Seven years of experience in computer systems analysis and/or computer programming, three 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 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 year of the required computer systems analysis and/or computer programming experience.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The incumbent will establish, maintain and communicate detailed schedules that illustrate project tasks, timing and team member assignments required to keep projects on schedule and within budget. Direct and guide the work of team members during Information Technology system development or enhancement of Agency automated information systems during its various implementation phases.   Assist team to define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals.  Use available resources to research and maintain a high level of knowledge of applicable current and emerging technologies.  Plan and schedule project timelines, track project milestones and deliverables using appropriate tools.  These systems are implemented in accordance with the Florida Department of Legal Affairs.  This position is in the Information Technology Division. 

 

Lead development, maintenance release and conversion projects.  Responsibilities include:  coordinate project team members; define scope, goals and deliverables; estimate time requirements; schedule and assign tasks needed to meet the objectives of the project; identify potential risks; report status (verbally and written); resolve project issues and devise contingency plans.  Adapt to shifting priorities.

 

Ensure computer components and applications adhere to business requirements, application rules, standards, practices and methodologies, accuracy of normal functions, converted data and integration with current application rules.

 

Perform thorough determination of user needs at a system and process level.  Design and document solutions to these needs using the most appropriate tools.  Provide assistance and training to other analysts and Information Technology staff.

 

Coordinate compliance with the Information Technology processes.  Provide guidance to project teams in all aspects of the methodology and deliverables, including the proper use of the project management methodology.  Assist with estimating the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals. Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path. Monitor implementation and documentation of technology systems in accordance with current Agency standards and procedures.

 

The incumbent will develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations. Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and participants in a timely and clear manner. Monitor implementation and documentation of Information Technology systems in accordance with current Department standards and procedures.  Ability to understand and follow Florida Rule Chapter 74-1.001 FAC through 74.1-008 FAC (Project Management and Oversight Standards).  Participate in the development and review of policies, procedures and standards within Information Technology.   Must understand the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) processes and Agency for State Technology’s (AST) Project Management (PM) recommendations. 

 

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Must have a valid Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate (or higher) from the Project Management Institute (PMI).  Special projects may require extended hours and/or travel outside the worksite. 

 

 

PERSONS WITH DISABILITY/ADA STATEMENT:   The OAG supports the employment of individuals with disabilities and encourages them to seek employment within our agency. If you need an accommodation because of a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in order to participate in the application process, please notify the people first service center at 877-562-7287.  If you need accommodation during the selection process, please notify the hiring authority in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

 

 

E-VERIFY STATEMENT:   The Office of the Attorney General participates in the U.S. government’s employment eligibility verification program (e-verify).  E-verify is a program that electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the united states after completion of the employment eligibility verification form (i-9).

 

REMINDERS:   Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from SSS.  For more information, please visit the SSS website at: https: //www.sss.gov.

 

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

 

 

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. 


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