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Lead Programmer Analyst

Posting Details

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Position Information

Job Title Lead Programmer Analyst
Posting Number F002547
Position Status Full Time
Grant Funded No
Category APT
Class Code 14
Pay Rate Commensurate with education and experience
Location District
Department DT Institutional Research
Job Summary

Designs, writes, maintains, documents, tests, debugs, researches and implements computer functions, screens, procedures, subroutines and workflows. Works with other programmers and managers to determine what support is needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Assists in the design and implementation of new applications
• Works with others in developing and implementing support software
• Receives and analyzes information and converts to computer procedures, functions, screens, Web pages, Discoverer workbooks
• Debugs and maintains programs
• Writes new documentation and maintains old documentation to reflect current program status
• Evaluates user request for new or modified computer processes to determine feasibility, and what platform would be best suited for the process
• Identify current operating procedures and clarify program objectives
• Supports users by providing new data reporting, processes, workflows, screens and tools for users
• Reads manuals, periodicals, and technical reports to learn ways to develop programs that meet user requirements
• Formulates plan outlining steps required to develop program and submits for approval
• Prepares flowcharts and diagrams to illustrate sequence of steps program must follow and describe logical operations involved to accomplish goals of user request
• Converts project specifications into sequence of detailed instructions and logical steps for coding into language understandable by computer
• Enters program code into computer system. Enters commands into computer to run and test program
• Reads computer reports or observes screen behavior and interaction to detect syntax or logic errors during program test, or uses diagnostic software to detect errors
• Replaces, deletes, or modifies code to correct errors. Performs maintenance requests for problems
• Analyzes, reviews, and alters program to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements
• Writes documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and corrections. Writes manual for users to describe installation and operating procedures
• Assists Manager of Application Software in helping users to solve operating problems
• Recreates steps taken by user to locate source of problem and rewrites program to correct errors
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of PL/SQL programming experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, certification, and related experience
• Experience as a team leader on programming projects
• Experience with computerized systems
• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Master’s degree and four (4) years of PL/SQL and database programming experience
• At least two (2) years of full-time employment within a higher education institution; working with institutional research or information technology
• Experience using a Colleague database or other student information system
• Experience with reporting tools (such as Oracle Discoverer), dashboards, or business intelligence software
• Experience using statistical software such as SPSS or SAS

Physical Demands and Work Environment

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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary
Posting Date 11/17/2017

Posting Contact Summary

Should you have questions specific to this position please contact the following individual

Contact Kira Barrington

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcripts

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the highest level of education you have completed.
    • High School Diploma / GED
    • 60 or more College Credit Hours
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctorate Degree
    • None of the above
  2. * How many years of PL/SQL programming experience do you have?
    • Less than 1 year of experience
    • 1 year of experience
    • 2 years of experience
    • 3 years of experience
    • 4 years of experience
    • 5 or more years of experience
  3. * How would you rate your level of experience using word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)?
    • Advanced
    • Intermediate
    • Beginner
    • None
  4. * Describe your experience as it relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)