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Announcement - 13-56 All Job Openings
Job Title:Systems Analyst 3
Post Date:October 15, 2013
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:Three (3) new state-funded positions
Location:1966 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30030
Program/Unit:Application Development & Support/Office of Technology Services
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, designs, codes, tests, modifies and debugs computer software for applications that support, both directly and indirectly, the Longitudinal Data System (LDS).  Duties include, but are not limited to, leading system development and/or maintenance in an application area; supervising development team(s) and providing guidance, training, and ongoing communications to improve performance; supervising and planning work of assigned staff; compiling and writing documentation of program development and subsequent revisions, inserting comments in the coded instructions; consulting with others to clarify program intent, identify problems, and suggesting changes; debugging, adapting, and modifying code and logic of existing applications; determining portability of code between operating systems and hardware; developing and maintaining test standards relevant to the development life cycle and change management processes; evaluating, selecting, integrating, and implementing new system architecture, tools, and techniques; overseeing and/or performing work in designing, maintaining, and coding programs using agency standard programming languages; preparing detailed workflow charts and diagrams that describe input, output, and logical operations; supervising staff in the development and enhancement of computer systems and software applications; testing code to identify errors and debug; utilizing, modifying, or developing algorithms that maximize processing speed and utilize memory efficiently; writing and debugging programs or program modules; and writing or contributing to instructions or manuals to guide end users.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or a related field and five (5) years of programming experience OR Associate's degree or certificate from an accredited program and six (6)years of programming experience OR two (2) years of experience as a Systems Analyst 2 or equivalent.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, eight or more years of experience in one or more of the following:
• Application development using the Agile Methodology with SCRUM
• Working with customers and technical staff to gather requirements, document business cases, define scope & objectives to design systems that meet the overall business need
• Development experience using one or more of the following:  C#, ASP.NET, T-SQL, PL/SQL, PHP, JAVA, HTML, JavaScript
• Experience with one or more of the following tools/solutions: SQL Server, Oracle, .Net Framework,  SSAS, SSIS, and Identity Management solutions
• Experience with quality assurance, test driven development and unit testing
• Review, analyze, and document business systems and user requirements producing deliverables such as user stories, UI mockups,  workflow process diagrams, data flow / data model diagrams
• Strong communication, presentation, JAD and meeting skills
• Experience with MS Visio and Project
• Experience in quality assurance processes (i.e. test plans, test cases, and test execution (unit, system, performance, acceptance)
Pay Grade 20 – Annual salary range $57,289.84 (minimum) to $100,124.90 (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. Hiring salary dependent on current employment, training and experience.

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