Systems Analyst III

City of Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids, IA Technology / Municipal & Government $58,406 to $80,226 yearly
Performs advanced-level system analysis, including design for new computer systems and modifications to existing computer systems.

Some leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative.  The Systems Analyst III classification is distinguished from the Systems Analyst I and II by a complexity of assignments and knowledge of systems analyst principals.

Position Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm or 8:30am-6pm (Schedule can be negotiated based on candidate preference)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • All candidates must have experience supporting enterprise level applications.
  • Ideal candidates should have experience supporting one or more of the following systems:
    • Document Management System   (Hyland)
    • Security Integrated Access Control/Video Management (Lenel OnGuard/Prism)
    • Computer Aided Dispatch  (Hexagon/Intergraph)
    • Records Management System for Public Safety  (Hexagon/Intergraph)
    • Enterprise level Billing Solution (Oracle Customer Care and Billing)
    • Police Evidence Management System (Panasonic Arbitrator Unified Evidence Management System)
    • Asset Management Work order System
    • Permit and Licensing Management System
    • Human Resource Management (PeopleSoft Human Resources Management System)
    • Enterprise Level Financial Solution (PeopleSoft Financials)
Examples of Essential Duties:
  • Analyzes users' requests and works with users in the development or modification of computer systems;
  • Assists in planning and feasibility/requirements analysis for proposed systems;
  • Prepares the format of input and output documents, screens and files to meet the design objective;
  • Assists in writing specifications for systems development;
  • Prepares detailed program documentation and operating documentation;
  • Tests all phases of the computer system to ensure that user needs are met;
  • Serves as backup to information technology issues at a first level support;
  • Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies, procedures and safety practices;
  • Attends work regularly at the designated place and time;
  • Supports continuous process improvement initiatives;
  • Performs related work as required.
Required Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Good knowledge of computer systems and analysis of computer programs;
  • Good knowledge of systems analytical practices and procedures;
  • Good knowledge of the principles of computer programming and of adapting computer processing techniques to meet end-user needs;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to train and instruct others, including systems and user-support personnel;
  • Ability to evaluate vendor software for compatibility with city-wide computer systems;
  • Ability to analyze information requirements and needs, identify problems, provide technical advice and consultation, and insure efficient computer systems utilization;
  • Ability to be scheduled and respond to on-call emergency situations within the Information Technology Department;
  • Ability to assess problematic issues within the information technology environment and make appropriate judgment to correct issue;
  • Ability to work cooperatively and to maintain effective working relationships to accomplish job responsibilities;
  • Ability to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology;
  • Ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.
Acceptable Experience and Training:
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's Degree in Information Services, Computer Science or a closely related field; and
  • Considerable experience working with computer software, hardware and operations systems related to computer systems; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
Required Special Qualifications:
  • Valid Iowa Driver's License.
  • MCP (Windows Professional and/or XP, Office) desirable.
  • Iowa NCIC certification within two months of appointment.

Job ID: 67466

Posted 22 days ago

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