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Senior Systems Analyst

Company: City of Reno, NV
Location: Reno
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Systems Analyst Print Subscribe Class TitleSenior Systems AnalystClass Code5115 Salary $95,594.72 - $116,233.52 Annually+ Definition + Benefits Classification Description SummaryUnder general direction, performs professional level information systems analysis duties in the development, installation and maintenance of application hardware and software; administers and maintains personal computer systems or local area networks (LAN); and performs a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICSEmployees within this class are distinguished from the Systems Analyst by the performance of the full range of highly technical duties as assigned. Employees at this level perform highly complex systems analysis and oversee the requirements analysis and implementation of new application software. These positions are fully versed in network operating systems, relational databases, and development tools. They manage or participate in various software projects to design, evaluate, select, acquire and/or update new application software. They receive limited supervision and have full responsibility of highly complex software applications.Essential FunctionsThe following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.Perform professional level information systems analysis duties in the development, installation and maintenance of software applications.Design and prepare test data and perform proper testing of computer programs; consult with staff and end-users to ensure programs meet specifications and expectations.Develop scripts and codes to prototype alternative access to relational databases.Develop custom reports from relational databases using various report writers.Respond to requests from users regarding system operations or hardware and software problems; modify program coding, provide solutions to operational problems or refer users to appropriate staff member.Provide user training for applicable software applications; develop user training manuals and written standards and procedures; update and maintain user and training manuals as needed.Provide supplementary support and security for various application servers on the City's database.Administer local area network systems in assigned area; purchase, install, monitor and problem solve file servers, personal computers, peripheral equipment and related software.Analyze, install, maintain, and develop requirements for software applications; troubleshoot and rectify software problems; evaluate new software/hardware and recommend changes as needed; prepare and update user manuals and system documentation.Contact vendors for components, technical reference and/or services required for network expansion and maintenance.Manage, track, and maintain citywide software inventory and licenses.May provide department-specific technology, network, and communications support to a City department.Perform related duties as required.Minimum QualificationsThe following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.Knowledge of:Theories and applications of relational databases and related software.Theories and applications of computer science and information systems.Principles and practices of software prototyping.Principles and practices of systems programming, software installations and troubleshooting.Methods and techniques used in the installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of information systems.Operational characteristics of various computer programs, networks, software packages and programming languages.Methods and techniques of application development, system design and programming.Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.Ability to:Recommend, design, implement and install computer software applications.Respond to and identify user needs and determine resolutions.Provide technical support for the implementation and maintenance of various software applications.Apply a wide variety of computer programming languages.Detect, isolate and resolve information system problems.Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.Independently perform systems analysis activities.Evaluate, test, implement and support new operating systems.Manage multiple software development projects.Work in a team based environment to achieve common goals.Coordinate multiple projects and complex tasks simultaneously.Meet the physical requirements to safely and effectively perform the assigned duties.Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.Education and Experience Guidelines -Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:Education/Training:A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, information systems, or a related field.Experience:Two years of increasingly responsible software applications programming and/or systems analysis experience at a level comparable to a Systems Analyst with the City of Reno.License or Certificate:Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.Supplemental InformationPHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENTThe conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with some travel from site to site.Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.Other RequirementsRAPG ProR32Last Update: 5/2022 - Split out the Systems Analyst from the Senior as separate job descriptions due to the New World conversion.JD 11/2018 City of Reno Vacation 5 to 8 hours per pay period based on years of service : Less than 5 years = 5 hours bi-weekly 5 years, less than 10 = 6 hours bi-weekly 10 years, less than 15 = 7 hours bi-weekly 15 years or more = 8 hours bi-weekly Holidays 12 paid holidays & Floating holiday (2 RAPG-Pro) Health Insurance (medical, dental & vision) Choice of three plans, 80/20 Reno Plan, Co-Pay HHP Plan, and a High-Deductible Plan 100% paid for employee and 55% of dependent coverage Flexible Savings Account Tax defer up to $2,750 per plan year medical claims and $5000 per year for dependent care. Deferred Compensation (457 & 401(a) available) Dollar for dollar match up to 5% of biweekly base pay (If participates in both 401a and 457 - match is mandatory to the 401a) 457 Maximum Deferral: Regular Contribution = $19,500 Over age 50 Catch-up = +6,500 Pre-Retirement Catch-up = +19,500 401(a) Maximum Deferral = $58,000 (no catch-up) Retirement (PERS) 100% city paid. 29.75% of employee's eligible wages paid into PERS monthly. 5 years to vest. Life Insurance 1 times base salary rounded to next highest $1000 Long Term Disability 66 2/3 % of pre-disability salary capped at $5,000 per month Minimum is $50. Waiting period of 180 days Sick Leave 4 hours per pay period Social Security The employee nor the City participates in Social Security. No Social Security deduction will be withheld or contribution made on your behalf except the required Medicare deduction of 1.45%. State Income Tax Nevada does not have a state income tax Note: This information is intended to provide a brief overview of benefits offered by the City of Reno. Benefit offerings are subject to change. Actual benefits available will be explained at the Introduction to Employment upon hiring. Subscribe Please verify your email address Verify Email

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