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SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

at Arkansas Government Job in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Req ID: 11947

Location:

Little Rock, AR, US, 72202

Category: STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

Anticipated Starting Salary: 57755.15

Position Number: 2208-8213

County: Pulaski

Posting End Date: 09/30/2021

Anticipated Starting Salary: $57,755.15

Information Systems

The mission of the Department of Commerce is to champion economic opportunities through strategic initiatives and an equitable regulatory environment that attracts and grows businesses, safeguards consumers, enhances workforce quality, and energizes our infrastructure, creating a better quality of life for all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: D022C

Grade: IT06

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $57,755.00 – $83,745.00

Summary

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/institution policy.

Functions

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.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

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Job Posting: JC192636637

Posted On: Sep 17, 2021

Updated On: Oct 04, 2021