Application Programmer Analyst

Maricopa County, AZ - Phoenix, AZ (30+ days ago)3.7


Position Overview
The Application Programmer Analyst provides technical services to department personnel enhancing productivity through the use of technology to meet department goals.

Position Qualifications

Minimum education and/or experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a closely related field and two (2) years' enterprise level experience in software development.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:Knowledge of:
Visual Studio.NET and Sql Server.
Design, construction and maintenance of desktop and batch applications using C#, VB.NET and TSQL.

Skill in:
Understanding technical manuals, software specifications, hardware principals of operations and systems software operations.
Communicating technical information to different levels of expertise throughout all levels of the department.

Ability to:
Generate reports using Crystal Reports and SQL Reporting Services.
Work independently on complex problems.

Preferred education and/or experience:
Advanced degree in Computer Science or closely related field and three (3) years of enterprise level experience in software development. Experience with project work in a Windows client/server environment using SQL server and Windows 10 Enterprise.

Working conditions:
Working at a desk in an environmentally controlled office.

Essential Job Tasks
Provides application-programming services.
Maintains and modifies existing application programs dealing with routine record keeping operations.
Writes new programs of moderate complexity and scope, working with basic application systems designs and specifications, utilizing standard procedures and techniques.
Performs a wide variety of extensive internal processes.
Works on well-defined analysis problems related to a business activity or procedure.
Analyzes source and content of data.
Participates in certain aspects of user consulting systems analysis, general systems design and detail systems design.
Learns user function, organization, and role in the enterprise, to the extent necessary to perform these tasks.
Selection Procedure
The Maricopa County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified. Those selected will be assessed based on evaluation of listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a list provided by Human Resources.

All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.

Typically, successful candidates are hired at a salary rate up to midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience, internal equity and budgetary allowances.