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SYSTEMS PROJECT CONSULTANT - 42001925

Date: Aug 30, 2018

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 42208 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: SYSTEMS PROJECT CONSULTANT - 42001925

Position Number: 42001925 

Salary:  $43,507.36 - $54,491.06 

Posting Closing Date: 09/22/2018 

SYSTEMS PROJECT CONSULTANT

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

DIVISION OF AGRICULTURAL ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

CONTACT:

Carol Leger at (850) 617-7931

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and four (4) years of experience in computer systems analysis and/or computer programming; or

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the computer sciences or in management information systems and three (3) years of experience as described above; or

A master's degree from an accredited college or university in one of the computer sciences or in management information systems and two (2) years of experience as described above; or

A doctorate from an accredited college or university in one of the computer sciences or in management information systems and one (1) year of experience as described above; or

Five years of experience as described above 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 as described above 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 experience.

Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile.  Work history,
hours worked and formal education are required to be considered in
qualifying for this position.  Responses to Qualifying Questions must be
verifiable in the Candidate Profile.  Resumes and other documentation
can be attached to provide additional information.***

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:

This position is primarily a C# .net programming position.

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

JOB DUTIES:

Functions in an application development role at an advanced level and serves as consultant to higher level supervisory and/or administrative personnel in the planning of application development.  Prepares program specifications and writes database and .NET application programs from these specifications utilizing Microsoft Visual Studio components such as ASP, ASP.NET, HTML, C#, and XML, as well as Oracle, SQL Server, MS Access or other programming languages or databases acquired or utilized by the division. 

Maintains, creates and enhances current database structures, procedures, packages and other objects, and application graphical user interfaces developed for the division. Runs database queries, reports and analyzes data for upper level management.

Coordinates and participates in the administrative and technical work of project teams in systems planning, information needs assessments, functional and non-functional needs assessments and systems analysis. Prepares Information Technology Lifecycle (ITLC) documentation and coordination.

Generates reports utilizing Crystal Report XI, Report Writer or SQL Server reporting tools or other reporting tools.

Recommends and monitors priorities for application development. Assures completeness and accuracy of the systems design, programming and implementation within established timelines.

Performs other systems related duties.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of computer programming and systems analysis and design principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of mathematics. 
  • Ability to process information logically.
  • Knowledge of accounting and/or the principles, practices and techniques of computer programming and systems analysis design.  
  • Ability to identify and define user task needs. 
  • Ability to conduct short range and long range project planning studies.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret computer program data. 
  • Ability to write technical data processing reports. 
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to prepare program specifications. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to work independently.

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