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Announcement - 13-29 All Job Openings
Job Title:Systems Analyst 2
Post Date:June 14, 2013
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00054869 (state-funded)
Location:1966 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Help Desk Program/Data Collections Division/Office of Technology Services
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, analyzes user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate business processes, upgrade or modify existing systems and review system-wide capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. Job duties include, but are not limited to, supervising and planning work of assigned staff; analyzing cost effectiveness of automating business processes and modification of existing systems; analyzing science, engineering, business, and all other data processing problems to determine feasibility and cost effectiveness of technology solutions; coordinating and linking the computer and telecommunications systems to increase interoperability; developing and maintaining test standards relevant to the development life cycle, changing management processes and ensuring staff meets those standards;  developing detailed communication plans to support the introduction of newly developed network products and services; directing,  developing, communicating, and monitoring quality assurance and testing project work plans and schedules for the application software development; expanding or modifying systems to serve new purposes or improve workflow; integrating hardware, software applications, and network communications to develop optimal solutions for business requirements testing, maintaining, and monitoring computer programs and systems, including the coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or a related field and two (2) years of programming/supervisory experience OR Associates Degree or equivalent two-year technical/vocational certificate from an accredited program and six (6) years of programming experience with at least two (2) years in a supervisory position OR One (1) year of experience as a State of Georgia Systems Analyst 1.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, five or more years of experience in one or more of the following:
• Five (5) or more years of experience providing technical software support to users in PC hardware and software configuration and maintenance in a help desk environment
• Experience providing software support to users in browser-based software applications and technologies
• Experience preparing documents with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Four (4) or more years of experience providing financial accounting/payroll software technical support to users in PC hardware and software configuration and maintenance in a help desk environment.
• Experience using or supporting PC Genesis financial accounting software  
Pay Grade 19 – Annual salary range $52,172.55 (minimum) to $91,137.94 (maximum).  Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment and relevant education/training and work experience and available funding.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications may be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered. Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information.

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007.

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420
Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007