STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B18

Class No. 0253

SYSTEMS ANALYST II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs moderately complex (journey-level) computer systems analysis work. Work involves analyzing user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate processing or to improve existing systems. May train others. Works under general supervision, with limited 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.

Details input and output record formats for computer programs, designs forms, and writes instructions for the use of forms.

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

Develops programs and applications using object-oriented programming languages, client-server application development processes, multimedia, and Internet technology.

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

Provides field coordination and planning for the effective use of computer and management information systems.

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

Assists with defining the goals of the system and devises flow charts and diagrams describing logical and operational steps of programs. 

May determine computer software or hardware needs required to set up or alter systems. 

May analyze, evaluate, and make recommendations concerning existing information technology and systems processes and the development of new procedures, standards, tools, and techniques.

May assist in information systems security administration.

May assist with the analysis and evaluation of existing information technology systems processes associated with software technology planning, development, implementation, system security, and interfaces.

May train others.

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, to handle multiple projects, to communicate effectively, and to train others.

 


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