STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B16

Class No. 0252

SYSTEMS ANALYST I

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs entry-level computer systems analysis work. Work involves analyzing user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate processing or to improve existing systems. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Analyzes and tests new or existing procedures, information systems, or utility programs for efficiency and effectiveness. 

Designs, modifies, and implements new or revised systems to serve new purposes or improve work flow.

Provides technical assistance and support for troubleshooting applications and hardware problems.

Determines operational, technical, and support requirements for the location, installation, operation, and maintenance of office equipment and computer systems.

Prepares charts, diagrams, tables, and flowcharts.

Details input and output record formats for computer programs.

Assists in formulating logical descriptions of problems and devising optimum solutions.

Assists with providing field coordination and planning for the effective use of computer and management information systems.

Assists with determining computer software or hardware needs required to set up or alter systems.

Assists with the development of programs and applications using object-oriented programming languages, client-server application development processes, multimedia, and Internet technology. 

May coordinate and link applicable computer systems within the agency and other entities to increase compatibility to foster information sharing.

May provide technical support and perform research for information technology systems processes associated with software technology planning, development, implementation, system security, and interfaces.

May assist in information systems security administration.

May assist with the analysis and evaluation of existing information technology and systems processes and the development of new procedures, standards, tools, and techniques.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in systems analysis and design work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in computer science, computer information systems, management information systems, or a related field is generally preferred. Education and experience may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the limitations and capabilities of computer systems, of the techniques used in the design of non-automated systems, of information technology equipment, of applicable programming languages, of computer hardware and software, of computer operating systems, of writing program code, and of automated mapping.

Skill in solving problems; in scheduling, testing, installing, and implementing programs; and in troubleshooting computer systems.

Ability to analyze systems and procedures, to write and revise standards and procedures, and to communicate effectively.

 


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15