Programmer Analyst Iv

Fairfax, Virginia
$79,184.77 - $131,974.34 Annually
Jun 22, 2019
Jul 13, 2019
Full Time
Job Announcement

Serves as advanced technical expert and/or technical team lead accountable for work of advanced complexity involving application and data development. Provides technical and operational support primarily to several county agencies such as Land Development and Human Services. Duties include:
  • Facilitates or leads major system/project initiatives with responsibility for multiple solutions, and manages IT project implementation efforts.
  • Develops business solutions by performing all phases of systems development life cycle to include: identifying business requirements, analyzing, selecting or designing technical solutions, supervising the development of computer programs and procedures, programming code or configurations, testing, and conversion.
  • Prepares and maintains systems development and operational documentation.
  • Serves as team leader or supervisor of employee and/or contractor programmers, developers, data analysts and other members of assigned team(s). Span of technology assets associated with work includes platforms, software, tools, application development methodologies, and databases and/or web-based environments.
  • Performs advanced systems analysis tasks and proposes complex solution design, and provides technical direction or advice to staff and/or contract programmer/analysts on a wide range of analysis work in the development, implementation, and maintenance of business applications, interfaces and data reporting: custom developed, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products and subscription service (cloud) solutions that may be on multiple environments.
  • Develops complex reports.
  • Advises team, users, and management.
  • Assists with the preparation of specifications for RFPs and/or task orders, and serves on solution selection committees.
  • Supervises the work of teams and executes applicable administrative and procurement processes.
  • Evaluates staff and vendor performance and determines training and knowledge transfer needs.
  • Maintains skills and knowledge of applications development practices, business applications, diverse platforms and architectures, and emerging technologies.
  • Supports IT governance committees by preparing and making presentations and providing information.
  • Participates in development of COOP for accountable systems.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Note: This job announcement may be used to fill two full-time Programmer Analyst IV vacancies.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in information systems, computer technology, business, economics, or a related field; plus four years of programming/analysis experience, including one year of team lead or supervisory experience in a complex information systems or automated business environment.

Not applicable.

Five years of experience serving as technical lead on a project team with business practice knowledge in land development disciplines or human services technology systems. Application design and development experience using IT and industry standard languages and environments. Experience with large, complex integration projects across multiple agencies' business areas. Demonstrated ability in developing and maintaining trust and solid working relationships. Ability to work without supervision and prioritize projects according to business needs.

The appointee to the position must complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer prior to appointment and be re-certifiable throughout employment tenure;
Some positions identified by departments must execute IT Employee Agreement acknowledging obligations under information security and privacy requirements in light of broad access to systems and data in the performance of job duties.

Work is essentially sedentary, performed in normal office environment. Ability to perform tasks utilizing computer software and equipment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview.

Effective July 6, 2019, compensation plans will be increased by 2.1% (market rate adjustment.) Information here .

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314 . EEO/AA/TTY.

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