Senior System Analyst (Official Job Title: IT Professional IV):This position requires a high level of technical expertise. The person will work independently with the Business Centers and also as project lead to members of a team. This position provides software support, code development, contract management, system integration, and consulting services to county departments. This position is responsible for managing web applications, analyzing requirements for web and third-party applications, maintaining and modifying existing web applications, designing and developing new web applications, and reporting project status, as well as maintaining third-party applications. Position is involved in on-call technical support 24/7/365 with mandatory personal cell phone required, per Administrative Directive 9.05.
Subject to Passing CJIS Background Check:This position is subject to passing a pre-employment FBI Criminal Justice Information Systems background check and security clearance.
Identify and evaluate technical opportunities between partnering agencies that could lead to more effective sharing of services and resources.
Actively participates as project lead in software and hardware upgrades and keeps manager informed of progress, obstacles.
Provides consultation on complex projects and assist team accomplish goals by providing solutions to problems. Individual is considered to be the top-level contributor/specialist.
Ability to apply independent judgment and creativity to resolution of contract issues.
Act as a consultant and liaison for users and insure that problems are handled appropriately by prioritizing internally and working with staff/vendors to insure timely resolution. Provide feedback to customers and to IT managers as necessary.
Application Support, Development
Assist in the specification, installation, testing, and support of new versions of operating systems, databases, and other customized or purchased software as it relates to supported applications.
Develop and maintain SQL Server Database, Tables, Views, Stored Procedures, SSIS packages.
Administration of SharePoint Online – county intranet, configure and maintain all elements related to the sites including configuration, monitoring, tuning and import/export data to/from the SharePoint sites.
Attend training classes, conferences, seminars, and workshops to increase knowledge in system analysis and design and other applicable skills such as written and oral communications, project management, and leadership skills.
Participate in technical designs to insure compliance with business requirements and technical specs.
Participate in user groups, formal classes, and self-instruction to keep abreast of the latest developments and technical advances in the industry as they relate to assigned projects and responsibilities.
Develop and maintain documentation for customers, partners, and other IT professional staff.
Provides 24/7 application support during on-call time.
Provide training to customers and other IT professional staff who use programs/systems.
Acquire and maintain working knowledge of customers' operation and business needs by participating in meetings, reviewing relevant documentation and openly communicating with customers as necessary.
Minimum Qualifications:A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in specific field of endeavor with 3 - 5 years of related experience. -OR- A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with two (2) or more years of related experience. Experience may substitute for formal education at discretion of management.
Preferred Qualifications: Web development best practices; On Base administration. Application Architecture, Project Management. Advanced Professional Certification highly desirable.
Job Competencies: Ability to multi-task and prioritize work load. Strong Web Development, SQL Server T-SQL, SharePoint Online administration, Database development best practices, Application Architecture, Project Management skills. Ability to work under demanding situations. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Strong customer service skills. Ability to foresee and evaluate possible problems and to plan alternative solutions. Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills; Must be a self-starter, proactive and capable of taking direction and moving forward with minimal supervision. Ability to assimilate user requirements and issues as well as the business rules governing the request.
Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.