STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B26

Class No. 0257

SYSTEMS ANALYST VI

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly advanced and/or supervisory (senior-level) computer systems analysis work. Work involves overseeing the planning, budgeting, and analysis of user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate processing or to improve existing systems. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Oversees the planning, design, development, implementation, support, and maintenance of information technology security measures to safeguard departmental information.

Oversees and/or participates in the development and execution of enterprise level strategies and technical direction, including establishing processes and procedures for executing and maintaining technology road maps.

Oversees studies and the preparation of reports that include study findings, recommendations, and instructions 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 design and implementation of new or revised methods that effectively meet agency needs.

Oversees the development of and/or develops agency computer operations and management information system plans and budgets.

Oversees the development, analysis, and revision of systems design procedures, program lines of code, test procedures, and quality standards. 

Analyzes and defines agency disaster recovery responsibilities and procedures.

Develops and implements strategic planning actions and policy decisions related to the agency’s systems, and makes recommendations concerning the direction of the agency’s computer and management information systems. 

Plans and schedules studies and system implementations.

Prepares information technology plans and justifications.

May write and update personal computer and mainframe application programs.

May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of 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 course work 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 nonautomated 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 coordinating and solving problems; in developing or revising program code; 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 plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15