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Arkansas State Jobs Little Rock, AR, USA
08/11/2018
Full time
The Senior Software Support Analyst is responsible for designing and/or modifying computer systems for system process activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree with a major in computer science, mathematics or a related field; plus four years of experience in computer programming or a related area, including one year in systems analysis. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE. Meets with users to compile, identify, and determine job specifications needed to develop new processes, update, modify, or correct existing programs. Analyzes structure requirements, such as data manipulation, program logic, hardware and software requirements, and feasibility. Designs procedures, such as systems input, output, file structure, program language, and job flow requirements. Modifies design according to team requirements and user needs. Tests the development and implementation of program before placing system into production. Documents processes in systems manual, such as file and report layouts, form design, and decision tables. Analyzes systems maintenance requirements by reviewing reports, user modification requests and systems problems. Directs the design of computer system processes by scheduling priorities and assigning various tasks to subordinate analysts involved in system design. Coordinates the development and modification of computer job specifications for system users needed to implement new processes. Performs systems maintenance activities through error reports, user modifications requests, and systems problems. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of computer system hardware and software. Knowledge of computer user requirements. Knowledge of system design procedures. Ability to develop computer programs. Ability to analyze and modify existing computer systems. Ability to lead analyst team in the design and maintenance of computer system processes. Ability to determine costs and resource requirements of projects.
Arkansas State Jobs Little Rock, AR, USA
08/11/2018
Full time
The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) State Network Engineer is responsible for operating as the lead security analyst for the agency's information systems and applications. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in computer science, information science, applied mathematics, or a related field; plus four years of experience in network systems administration or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE. Creates user roles and user groups within their business intelligence and performance management software for agency personnel and public school districts. Facilitates resolution of problem areas with all levels of users through the Department of Information Services' (DIS) service desk facility. Maintains UNIX Account Manager security as well as Active Directory Account Manager security in conjunction with Single Sign-On. Implements authentication and authorization for district and state level users for the Department of Education's data systems. Develops and maintains comprehensive documentation for the current data systems security process. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of the Department of Education's data systems including their Statewide Information System, Data Warehouse, Student GPS Dashboards, Student Management System, and Finance Management System. Knowledge of universal methods for maintaining and altering software applications. Knowledge of the Arkansas Public School Computer Network (APSCN). Knowledge of client and server applications development processes. Knowledge of local area network and wide area network systems. Knowledge of Microsoft NT / 2003 / 2008 Server Management. Knowledge of object oriented programming languages. Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory. Knowledge of Information Technology protection standards, guidelines, and applied procedures. Ability to tailor software applications for public school districts throughout the state. Ability to identify complex problems and subsequently develop practical solutions. Ability to identify security breaches and notify appropriate personnel. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. DUTIES: This position will serve in the role of IT Security Analyst and will be responsible for analyzing education information security systems, recommending, and developing agency wide security measures to protect information against unauthorized modification or loss. The position will report directly to the agency Director of Information Systems/CIO and work in direct conjunction with ADE Legal Services for drafting data sharing and security and governance policies. The position will be responsible to train end-users with IT solutions and promote security awareness to ensure system security and to improve server and network efficiency. It would confer with users to discuss issues, such as computer data access needs, security violations and programming changes. The position will monitor use of data files and regulate access to safeguard information in computer files, performs risk assessments, and executes tests of data processing systems to ensure functioning of data processing activities and security measures. The position will also be responsible for performing disaster recovery scenarios and exercises to ensure backup and recovery for critical business computer and information systems. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A proven track-record in IT Project Management and hands-on experience with Data Governance; TCO; FERPA; GDPR; IT Hosted Services along with working knowledge of data encryption and data compliance tools.
Arkansas State Jobs Little Rock, AR, USA
08/11/2018
Full time
The Computer Support Analyst is responsible for a wide range of activities related to computer support such as the maintenance and utilization of microcomputer and mainframe systems. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. Resolves hardware or software problems in response to user questions and requests for assistance by diagnosing the source of malfunctions, recommending corrective actions, and/or consulting with appropriate staff or vendor. Configures and installs microcomputer hardware and software for users. Installs software updates and coordinates with developer or manufacturer to resolve problems and may analyze computer generated products to identify source of errors and work with system developers and users to resolve problems. Manages disk space for micro, mini, or personal computer system, with multiple terminals and printers transmitting data to host system, bringing system up, taking system down, and backing up system to preserve data. Researches new technology and methodology and evaluates new products to determine their usefulness to agency users. Recommends changes or updates in programming, documentation, and training to address system deficiencies and user needs. Trains other employees in system operation and maintains system instructional manuals and supplies. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of the limitations and use of mainframe and microcomputer hardware and software. Ability to analyze computer system problems or errors and devise corrective measures. Ability to write moderately complex applications to fulfill requirements or select appropriate off-the-shelf software and modify to suit the agency or institution. Ability to read and interpret technical literature and evaluate product acceptability and/or quality. Ability to manage disk space for micro, mini, or personal computer systems to ensure effective utilization of data, space, and equipment. Ability to code, test, and debug computer programs and write program documentation.
Arkansas State Jobs Little Rock, AR, USA
08/11/2018
Full time
The Software Support Analyst is responsible for developing and implementing applications programs/systems, writing maintenance and enhancement programs, and providing technical assistance to staff. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field; plus two years of experience in programming and/or system analysis. ORCompletion of technical training in software, data processing, or a related field acquired from a vocational, military, or industrial setting; plus two years of experience in programming and/or systems analysis. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE. Designs system by developing general design and system flow charts, formatting screens and reports, establishing data base requirements and file structures, and writing detailed program specifications. Codes, tests, debugs, and documents programs, and implements programs/systems. Participates in evaluating user requests to determine project feasibility and impact on current systems. Writes test scripts, test files, and runs programs to determine if user needs are met. Writes documentation and runs books to assure consistent system usage. Provides technical assistance and/or training to peers, other departmental personnel, and users concerning system usage and development. Researches problems and corrects system errors. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of current computer languages and their respective programming techniques. Knowledge of applicable data processing technical standards, documentation procedures, and testing/debugging techniques. Ability to think through a logical sequence of necessary events, in terms of computer language, to produce a desired end product. Ability to devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results. Ability to develop, implement, maintain, and enhance diverse programs. Ability to prepare project plans and program test scripts.
Arkansas State Jobs Little Rock, AR, USA
08/11/2018
Full time
The Database Analyst is responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining database systems and monitoring and resolving internal database problems, using hierarchical or relational database management techniques. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, or a related field; plus two years of experience in database development and analysis. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE. Develops, maintains, and monitors data processing needs, identifies user problems, and proposes solutions. Designs, develops, implements, and maintains database tables, queries, and reports which meet customer requirements. Performs analysis and diagnostics to isolate the source of network, hardware, and/or software malfunctions. Schedules, coordinates, and performs maintenance, repair, and upgrade of computer systems with users and other organizational personnel. Participates in group meetings to identify business requirements and processes. Analyzes business requirements and comprehends business definitions of data. Analyzes user's current information flow requirements and determines feasibility of design approach for diverse and large scale application systems. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of various computer systems. Knowledge of design of relational database systems. Knowledge of technology and new user applications. Knowledge of data structures and logic. Ability to assist staff with various problem definitions and solutions. Ability to design effective database schema and normalization. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Arkansas State Jobs Little Rock, AR, USA
08/09/2018
Full time
The Senior Software Support Analyst is responsible for designing and/or modifying computer systems for system process activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree with a major in computer science, mathematics or a related field; plus four years of experience in computer programming or a related area, including one year in systems analysis. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE. Meets with users to compile, identify, and determine job specifications needed to develop new processes, update, modify, or correct existing programs. Analyzes structure requirements, such as data manipulation, program logic, hardware and software requirements, and feasibility. Designs procedures, such as systems input, output, file structure, program language, and job flow requirements. Modifies design according to team requirements and user needs. Tests the development and implementation of program before placing system into production. Documents processes in systems manual, such as file and report layouts, form design, and decision tables. Analyzes systems maintenance requirements by reviewing reports, user modification requests and systems problems. Directs the design of computer system processes by scheduling priorities and assigning various tasks to subordinate analysts involved in system design. Coordinates the development and modification of computer job specifications for system users needed to implement new processes. Performs systems maintenance activities through error reports, user modifications requests, and systems problems. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of computer system hardware and software. Knowledge of computer user requirements. Knowledge of system design procedures. Ability to develop computer programs. Ability to analyze and modify existing computer systems. Ability to lead analyst team in the design and maintenance of computer system processes. Ability to determine costs and resource requirements of projects. At least one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity.
Arkansas State Jobs Little Rock, AR, USA
08/09/2018
Full time
The Computer Support Analyst is responsible for a wide range of activities related to computer support such as the maintenance and utilization of microcomputer and mainframe systems. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. Resolves hardware or software problems in response to user questions and requests for assistance by diagnosing the source of malfunctions, recommending corrective actions, and/or consulting with appropriate staff or vendor. Configures and installs microcomputer hardware and software for users. Installs software updates and coordinates with developer or manufacturer to resolve problems and may analyze computer generated products to identify source of errors and work with system developers and users to resolve problems. Manages disk space for micro, mini, or personal computer system, with multiple terminals and printers transmitting data to host system, bringing system up, taking system down, and backing up system to preserve data. Researches new technology and methodology and evaluates new products to determine their usefulness to agency users. Recommends changes or updates in programming, documentation, and training to address system deficiencies and user needs. Trains other employees in system operation and maintains system instructional manuals and supplies. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of the limitations and use of mainframe and microcomputer hardware and software. Ability to analyze computer system problems or errors and devise corrective measures. Ability to write moderately complex applications to fulfill requirements or select appropriate off-the-shelf software and modify to suit the agency or institution. Ability to read and interpret technical literature and evaluate product acceptability and/or quality. Ability to manage disk space for micro, mini, or personal computer systems to ensure effective utilization of data, space, and equipment. Ability to code, test, and debug computer programs and write program documentation. Two (2) years experience with GenTax software development.
Arkansas State Jobs Little Rock, AR, USA
08/09/2018
Full time
The Computer Support Analyst is responsible for a wide range of activities related to computer support such as the maintenance and utilization of microcomputer and mainframe systems. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. Resolves hardware or software problems in response to user questions and requests for assistance by diagnosing the source of malfunctions, recommending corrective actions, and/or consulting with appropriate staff or vendor. Configures and installs microcomputer hardware and software for users. Installs software updates and coordinates with developer or manufacturer to resolve problems and may analyze computer generated products to identify source of errors and work with system developers and users to resolve problems. Manages disk space for micro, mini, or personal computer system, with multiple terminals and printers transmitting data to host system, bringing system up, taking system down, and backing up system to preserve data. Researches new technology and methodology and evaluates new products to determine their usefulness to agency users. Recommends changes or updates in programming, documentation, and training to address system deficiencies and user needs. Trains other employees in system operation and maintains system instructional manuals and supplies. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of the limitations and use of mainframe and microcomputer hardware and software. Ability to analyze computer system problems or errors and devise corrective measures. Ability to write moderately complex applications to fulfill requirements or select appropriate off-the-shelf software and modify to suit the agency or institution. Ability to read and interpret technical literature and evaluate product acceptability and/or quality. Ability to manage disk space for micro, mini, or personal computer systems to ensure effective utilization of data, space, and equipment. Ability to code, test, and debug computer programs and write program documentation. Preferred Qualifications: Ability to troubleshoot via phone. Experience with RDP. Ability to communicate in a technical and non technical environment. Possess proficient I/T training skills.
Arkansas State Jobs Little Rock, AR, USA
08/08/2018
Full time
The Systems Specialist is responsible for the development of computer systems, application software and related projects. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field; plus four years of experience in systems analysis or a related area, including one year in a leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE. Assesses or leads project team in assessment of computer user requests and needs/ feasibility studies, and cost analysis for the development, maintenance, and implementation of computer systems and applications software. Meets with users and/or administrators to develop goals and objectives and recommends project priorities. Monitors target objectives, schedules, and committed costs to ensure project compliance. Provides guidance and technical assistance to project staff, such as system analysts and application programmers. Compiles periodic status reports of progress and problems with recommendation of solutions. Installs, implements, and maintains purchased hardware and software. Assists management in developing policies, procedures, budget information, and specifications for software, hardware, equipment, and supplies. Coordinates data processing work with other departments as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of data processing programming methods, concepts, and standards. Knowledge of computer systems, hardware, and software. Knowledge of project planning and development. Ability to design, plan, and manage computer system and application software projects. Ability to lead computer project teams and provide guidance and assistance. Ability to estimate costs and resources for data processing applications. Ability to communicate data with users. Experience using interface messaging software like Rhapsody or Mirth; Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Microsoft SQL 2014 or newer; Experience with Health Level 7(HL7 2.5.1 or newer), Clinical Document Architecture(CDA), Extensive Markup Language(XML)files, Simple Object Access protocol(SOAP)testing and/or Structured Query Language(SQL).
Arkansas State Jobs Little Rock, AR, USA
08/07/2018
Full time
Senior IT executive with strong leadership and C Suite communication skills. Experience in data and information strategy, governance, control, policy development and effective exploitation. Experience or education in information management projects and programs, big data solutions, data modeling and technical team leadership.