At State Civil Service, we are working to set the standard of excellence in providing strategic state government workforce solutions. Our mission is to provide merit-based, innovative workforce solutions which enable state government to attract, develop and retain a productive, diverse and engaged workforce that excels in delivering quality services to the citizens of Louisiana. We value Integrity, Customer Commitment, Innovation, and Accountability.
To get there, we need talented, bright, and driven people. If you would like to help us continue building our vision then this is the place for you! We are looking for an experienced and dynamic IT professional to join our Information Technology (IT) Division as an Information Technology Management Consultant 2 – DCL in our Applications Development section. The IT Division is comprised of three sections: Technical Support, Infrastructure Support, and Applications Development.
This incumbent of this position will provide a strategic level of management consulting related to the implementation and development of highly complex projects involving IT applications and interfaces between applications throughout the Department as well as in conjunction with agency users and the HR community.
The ideal candidate will have at least two years of professional level experience in application development, specifically in the area of SQL application development, coding, and/or application maintenance.
The selected candidate may be required to serve a probationary period.
Specific Job Duties:
Serves as the Department’s expert in application development and maintenance for applications such as AS/400 applications, GoAnywhere FTP, data integrity applications, and all web applications. Produces efficient and effective code based on gathered requirements using current programming technologies such as ASP.Net, PHP, SQL, & DB2. Collaborates with management, departments, and customers to identify end-user requirements and specifications for software/web development projects. Provides ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements in existing systems and platforms within the agency. Develops technical documentation to guide future software/web development projects. Provides recommendations for continuous improvement to the agency’s software catalog. Serves as the lead developer as part of the AS/400 migration project from the on-premise AS/400 IBM product to a SQL environment.
25% Agency/User Support for SCS Applications
Supports users of SCS custom applications, both internally and externally to the Department by writing programs, using system utilities, or compiling data from existing reports. Meets with users and evaluates requests for modifications of systems or requests for new system designs. Coordinates with Application Manager, IT Director, and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), if necessary, for appropriate approvals for application re-design or creation due to user requests. Coordinates closely with the MIS Project Director on applications currently residing on the AS/400, and those used to produce data reports, etc.
15% Strategic Support for Application Implementation
Assists the Application Manager in developing both short and long range plans to address system needs, recommends resources, timeframes, and procedures for meeting such objectives. Participates in the development and maintenance of internal metrics reflecting Division performance in conjunction with Department goals. Works closely with the Applications team to provide agency-wide support to mitigate the risk of system threats, and provides on-going assessment of the Department’s application needs. Develops and implements data analyses, data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality to support agency reporting for management needs.
5% Miscellaneous Duties
Performs additional duties as required by the IT Director, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Deputy Director, or Director, on a temporary or ongoing basis.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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For further information about this vacancy contact:
Mrs. Faustinn Weimer
P.O. Box 94111
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
A baccalaureate degree plus four years of professional level experience in information technology.
Two years of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work will substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 90 semester hours may be combined with experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 or more semester hours credit will substitute for one year and six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of one year and six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 90 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
An associate degree in computer science will substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in computer science, management information systems (MIS), quantitative business analysis-computer science, electrical engineering, information systems and decision sciences, computer engineering, telecommunications, or computer information systems will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A master's degree in the above fields will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Specialized degrees will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.