Programmer Analyst Iii

Fairfax, Virginia
$75,516.27 - $125,861.01 Annually
Aug 17, 2019
Aug 31, 2019
Full Time
Job Announcement

Works as part of a team to promote innovation, support county services, energize overall technology, develop and maintain information technology systems, and provide secure, agile and sustainable technology infrastructure. Works in the arena of tax revenue, public safety or enterprise solutions for applications and data development. This includes platforms, software, tools, application development methodologies, and database design and/or web-based environments to support business operations. Duties include:
  • Provides direction and advice to team to facilitate a wide range of systems and analysis work in the development, implementation, and maintenance of distributed computer applications, COTS products, and subscription service (cloud) solutions having multiple environments.
  • Conducts programing, develops complex reports, and assists with the preparation of application specifications for RFPs and/or task orders.
  • Serves on solution selection committees and facilitates or leads major system/project initiatives.
  • Develops COOP for accountable systems and ensures systems are working in a 24 x 7 environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
The Fairfax County Department of Information Technology is ranked in the top tier in the "Digital County" survey by the Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo); in the Top Ten for the past fourteen years, Top Five in thirteen of those years, and #1 four times including 2015 in the 500,000 or more population category. Our goal is to promote innovation, support county services, energize overall technology, develop and maintain information technology systems, and provide secure, agile and sustainable technology infrastructure.

Note: This job announcement will be used to fill multiple full-time Programmer Analyst III positions.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in information systems, computer technology, business, economics, or related field, plus three years programming/analysis experience in a complex information systems environment.

(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")


At least 3 years of web application design, development/programming experience using VB.NET, ASP.NET, XML, ORACLE and SQL Server. Experience in system analysis, design, and data warehouse methodologies/Demonstrated experience in the implementation, integration and maintenance of COTS. Experience with large, complex integration involving multiple systems residing on disparate technical platforms. Must be able to demonstrate experience in either supporting land use systems, IVR, Aspect Prophecy Developer, VXML, tax revenue, human services or public safety.

Must successfully complete a criminal background investigation 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 generally sedentary, performed in a normal office environment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview.

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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