Louisiana Department of State Civil Service IT Applications Programmer/Analyst 1 or 2 in United States
IT Applications Programmer/Analyst 1 or 2
Depends on Qualifications
Baton Rouge, LA
Division of Administration-Office of Technology Services
OTS 120518c MD
12/19/2018 11:59 PM Central
The Division of Administration/Office of Technology Services/APPDM has a vacancy. (Req. #109791)
As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as an Information Technology Applications Programmer/Analyst 1 (TS-310) or Information Technology Applications Programmer/Analyst 2 (TS-312). The maximum salary for the Information Technology Applications Programmer/Analyst 2 is $84,074 annually. Please refer to the "Job Specifications" tab located at the top of the LA Careers "Current Job Opportunities" page for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualification requirements and job concepts for each level.
This vacancy will be filled by new hire or by promotion of a current permanent status classified employee. There is no Civil Service written test requirement.
Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities.
A criminal history check may be conducted on all new hires as well as employees changing positions including promotions, demotions, details, reassignments and transfers. Also, prospective employees may be subject to pre-employment drug testing. New hires will be subject to employment eligibility verification via the federal government's E-verify system.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.
Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Minimum Qualification Review – See History – Click the History link for the results of your application review. Passing candidates will designate as "Pass". Failing candidates will designate as "Fail".
Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.
Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.
Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.
Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.
The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.
(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. You must include all relevant education and experience on your official State application.
Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment. Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application. The transcripts can be added as an attachment to your online application or faxed to (225) 219-1041. The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.
For further information about this posting, please contact:
Division of Administration/Office of Human Resources
A baccalaureate degree plus two years of professional level experience in information technology.
Two years of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work will substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 90 semester hours may be combined with experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 or more semester hours credit will substitute for one year and six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of one year and six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 90 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
An associate degree in computer science will substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Verifiable experience in computer systems programming; or in systems, database, or network enterprise system support (hardware or software level) at a Louisiana State agency as a student worker enrolled in any baccalaureate degree program will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required professional experience on a month for month basis. A letter from the agency employing the former student must be submitted with the application and retained as part of the former student worker's record.
A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in computer science, management information systems (MIS), quantitative business analysis--computer science, electrical engineering, information systems and decision sciences, computer engineering, telecommunications, or computer information systems will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A master's degree in the above fields will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Specialized degrees will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To develop analyst skills by maintaining, designing and implementing moderate sized systems or assist in the maintenance, design, and implementation of large or complex systems.
Level of Work:
General from more experienced Information Technology applications personnel.
May exercise functional supervision over a small work unit on a project basis.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies. (Individual departments may restrict assignment of these duties to the Information Technology section).
Differs from Information Technology Applications Programmer 2 by the performance of systems analysis work and a greater degree of user contact.
Differs from Information Technology Applications Programmer/Analyst 2 by the absence of responsibility for advanced systems analysis work or by absence of lead worker responsibility over a project team.
Examples of Work
The Office of Technology Services aims to be a responsible partner in delivering innovative, effective, and reliable solutions that support and enhance the IT functions within Executive Branch Departments. The Office of Technology Services will work to increase the return on the State's investment in technology by promoting smart decision-making, solving problems intelligently, increasing the rate of project success, and fostering a skilled and professional staff. The incumbent is responsible for the following duties:
Function of work: This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining highly complex web applications, functions, reports, and other web related activities for the Louisiana Workforce Commission Web development team and will be supervised by the IT Applications Manager 2.
30% Provide primary developer and analyst support for maintenance and enhancements for the following LWC systems: Re-Employment ETA Reports, LRS' AWARE case management, LRS' LRSRPM, LRS 1099s, Claimant Profiling, UIBPC/TOP, EDI Employee and Employer Letters, WC Coverage VerificationSystem, IRS 1099 web application, LWC Check Writing System, LDR web application, and we AACA and SIB Assessment Letters.
25% Maintain the Louisiana Unemployment Insurance- Benefits Payment System (Due to restrictions on the handling of IRS' Tax Offset Program data, only LWC IT staff can directly maintain TOP data.)
20% Performs business analysis tasks that include but are not limited to: gather and document business user requirements for enhancements or development for web-based projects. Candidate has the ability or experience to operate on a variety of operating systems and web development software. Has responsibility for the preparation and maintenance of project and system specifications as well as guidelines for user systems. Possesses in-depth knowledge of web services, H\ML 5, vb.net, C#, asp.net, Data Transformation Services, SSIS, SSRS, MS T-SQL. Report any key issues to Manager on projects, proposes solutions, and actively helps with the resolution.
10% Demonstrates expertise in and ensures proper system and data flow by in-depth window usage and/or proper application of standardized web technologies. Researches and keeps abreast of trends in web technologies (i.e. web services, updates to SQL, vb.net, etc.). Completes change management documents and adheres to change management guidelines. Acts as a mentor for web development staff on programming and analysis activities to see that work is accomplished in a timely manner as specified by the user(s) and in a manner consistent with the department's web standards and applications development methodologies. Assists in tracking project tasks, observing the quality, accuracy and timeliness of work by junior staff.
10% Possess in depth knowledge of SQL design techniques in order to provide guidance as well as write definitions and descriptions of data elements for use by other data professionals including the following: defines SQL database data elements; designs views, stored procedures and indexing for databases. Technical writing ability for the preparation of user guides and update of IT Standards & Procedures.
5% Other duties as assigned; Request for Change documents, Test and Rollback plans, assist with IRS and State audits, assists the IT Applications Manager 2 and fills in as needed during the absence of the IT Manager 2.