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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:N2284

INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST IV

NATURE OF WORK

This is advanced professional, analytical and supervisory work with administrative responsibility for managing multiple large scale programming and systems analysis projects.

Work involves providing high-level professional support and project management direction of multiple large scale information systems including design and development of applications for large computer systems. Duties include reviewing programming techniques and recommended information system solutions and enhancement plans and related cost-benefit comparisons. Work requires the supervision of professional and technical personnel in assigned work teams or sections. Work is reviewed by an administrative superior through conferences, consultations, and overall program achievements.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This classification is distinguished from the Information Systems Analyst III by the additional experience required, and the management of multiple large scale projects.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Plans, organizes and reviews results of studies of large-scale organizational operations.

Performs project management responsibilities for extensive programming and systems analysis projects.

Supervises professional and technical personnel throughout the phases of program implementation.

Reviews systems designs, development of applications, and documentation for accuracy, timeliness, and adherence to departmental standards.

Evaluates system specifications, feasibility studies, and cost-benefit analyses.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Thorough knowledge of current principles, practices and techniques of systems analysis.

Thorough knowledge of modern design and programming principles and techniques.

Thorough knowledge of programming language and/or operating system relevant to area of assignment.

Considerable knowledge of advanced information system management techniques and long range planning.

Considerable knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization and administration.

Ability to plan, direct and supervise information systems analysis and programming operations and activities.

Ability to apply technological languages, concepts and tools within established time frames.

Ability to analyze technical material and documentation, and exercise sound judgment in decision making.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

Skill in system design.

Skill in the coding, testing and debugging of application programs.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in computer science or related field; six (6) years experience in systems analysis, systems design and applications programming relevant to area of assignment including related project management experience; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Certification: No

Class Spec Estab./Revised: E5/94 R5/14

 


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