System Analyst V

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General Information

Job Posting ID 6894757 Creation Date Jun 04, 2013
Employer Posting No 13-028 Closing Date Open Until Filled
Job Site Address AUSTIN, Texas 78701 Employer Type State Government
Openings 1

Job Description

Performs advanced (senior-level) systems administration and/or database administration tasks and activities. Supervisory responsibilities include leading a team of system and database administrators responsible for the operation of agency servers, department planning and budgeting activities. Provide technical guidance and thought leadership to automate and improve existing system administration tasks and activities. Works under minimal direction with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
• Oversees studies and the preparations of reports that include study findings, recommendations, and instruction for proposed system implementations; formulates logical descriptions of problems; and devises and implements optimum solutions.
• Oversees projects that cross functional agency systems and other state entities that require coordinating, planning, and scheduling during project development and implementation stages.
• Oversees the preparation of charts, diagrams, and tables that depict the present and proposed systems in terms of costs, benefits derived, and tasks accomplished.
• Oversees the training of staff prior to the implementation of technical and/or computer systems and offers advice and guidance during the implementation process.
• Oversees the design and implementation of new or revised methods that effectively meet agency needs.
• Analyzes and defines agency disaster recovery responsibilities and procedures.
• Develops and implements strategic planning actions and policy decisions and makes recommendations concerning the direction of the agency’s efforts.
• Develops computer and management information system plans and budgets.
• Develops, analyzes, and revises system design procedures, program code, test procedures, and quality standards.
• Formulates logical descriptions of problems and devises optimum solutions.
• May assist in information systems security administration.
• Plans, assigns, and/or supervises the work of others.
• Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

REQUIRED
Experience and Education
• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in computer science, computer engineering, information systems, or a related field. Eight years of relevant experience may be substituted for education requirement.

• 5 years of hands-on experience in UNIX system administration and/or Oracle database administration.
• 2 years of experience supervising IT teams.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication.
• 3 years of experience analyzing and solving computer system related problems.
• 3 years of experience managing server hardware and/or software projects.
• Strong technical experience managing application and database servers.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE
• 3 years of Solaris system administration.
• 3 years of Oracle database administration experience.
• 3 years of web application support experience in an IBM WebSphere environment.
• 3 years of EMC data storage experience.
• 3 years of Linux experience.
Supervisory Experience Required No
Pay Between $6,666.67 / MO and $7,500.00 / MO
Additional Pay Details There is a 90-day waiting period for medical insurance and participation in the retirement system. Details about insurance and retirement benefits are available at http://www.ers.state.tx.us/Publication/NEG_Print/
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time - 30 hours or more per week
Benefits
  • Medical/Health Insurance Plan
  • Other Insurance Plans
  • Other Paid Leave
  • Pre-Tax Programs for Child and Health Care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No

Job Requirements

Occupation Computer Systems Analysts
Minimum Experience and Education  5 yrs   0 mos and Bachelors Degree


Additional Requirements

Basic Computer Skills
  • Database Software (Oracle, Access, etc)
  • EMail Software (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc)
  • Internet Browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc)
  • Peripheral Devices (Scanners, Printers, etc)
  • Personal Computers
  • Presentation Software (PowerPoint, Flash, etc)
  • Spreadsheet Software (Calc, Excel, etc)
  • Word Processing Software (Word, WordPerfect, etc)
Specific Computer Skills MS Office 2010, Windows 7

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Job Title System Analyst V
13-028
State Agency Name TEXAS SECRETARY OF STATE
Job Closing Date Sep 23, 2013
Open Until Filled Yes

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