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SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING CONSULTANT - 48003164

Date:  Jan 29, 2023
Location: 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399


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Requisition No: 753887 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING CONSULTANT - 48003164

Position Number: 48003164 

Salary:  $52,085.94 

Posting Closing Date: 02/17/2023 

*This Advertisement will be used to fill multiple positions*

 

NOTES:

 

Salary is based on the State of Florida minimum pay grade for the position. Consideration may be given to an applicant’s experience, skills and available agency funds.

Answers to Prescreening question must be supported by applicant’s Job-Related Training or Course Work and previous employment on the state application.

Approved Level 2 Background screening is required for employment with agency

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

This position is a technical position that writes database queries and analyzes data to answer education related questions or to build reports.

 

The employee must have analytic skills to generate code and files for standard and ad hoc reports for internal and external customers; use analytic skills to evaluate and assist in the development and refinement of business requirements; use, develop, revise and maintain functional specifications; modify and maintain documentation for special projects, standard reports and ad hoc reports created for internal and external customers; evaluate, review and improve systems/programs to meet best practices for processing efficiency; participate in usability sessions and aid in developing usability scripts; quality control best practices to ensure accurate reporting; evaluate commonly used system queries and define, create and maintain system objects to enhance efficiencies; update and refresh data marts and reports as necessary; must design, code, test and document all reports, pre-defined queries, extracts and data sets created for users/customers; conduct version testing and prepare, store and maintain accurate and complete documentation for assignments;  responsible for version control of programs and associated documentation; must maintain detailed knowledge of metadata related to education data, including where data are stored and how these data can be accurately and efficiently retrieved; maintain detailed knowledge and skills necessary to effectively use the reporting tools necessary to retrieve and create reports using data; must maintain a positive customer/work relationship with internal and external customers through the effective use of personal and written communication in order to provide technical assistance and other services.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

Knowledge of computer programming languages; analytical skills including the ability to think logically and to analyze and solve problems; knowledge of mathematical calculations; knowledge of the Windows environment; and advanced knowledge of data quality practices.

Ability to write code, testing and debugging computer programs/queries in SQL programming and SAS suite of products

Experience in formatting reports and publications and in logically organizing information for usability.

Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Outlook and Project.

Familiar with data management software.

Skilled in communicating technical information to non-technical business users.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A related IT Associate degree and/or certificate and two (2) years of experience writing database queries or statistical analysis
  • Experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for required education
  • Experience with education data is preferred but not required

 

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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