Information Technology Specialist III(Programming)
DATE: May 3, 2021
JOB TITLE: Information Technology Specialist III, full-time position
SCHEDULE: 8:30am-4:30pm M-F. May be requested to assist after hours, weekends, and holidays.
DUTIES: DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Incumbents of this class are responsible for the management and support of database generating software applications. Applications may include, but are not limited to: Microsoft Access and Excel, Visual Basic, Enterprise E-mail software, SQL Server, and all versions of Windows in a workstation, server, and end user environment. The responsibilities include designing, programming, upgrading and customizing databases and queries to meet various user needs in collecting, analyzing reporting and sharing data. Work may also include web site design/maintenance and maintaining databases related to the web sites. This class differs from that of Information Technology Specialist II (Programming) primarily because of the more complex programming performed and the level of database design/management required as well as the independence allowed in carrying out the work. Responsibilities will also include software and server administration for applications that require continually available access and large amounts of database transactions. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Deputy Director of Information Services with considerable leeway allowed in planning and implementing specific solutions to information technology issues. Direct supervision and /or technical assistance is furnished to Information Technology Specialists of a lower level. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (The following work activities are listed as examples only and in no event shall an employee be limited to only those examples listed here.)
- Designs and coordinates the implementation of databases suitable for individual applications using all data structures in a multi-activity environment;
- Monitors databases for usage, response, breach of privacy, and potential re-structuring;
- Manages mass information storage resources by determining the physical placement for all data records incorporated into the database;
- Ensure that storage, maintenance, backup and recovery systems are functioning correctly;
- Establishes standards, audits database usage to insure compliance with established standards;
- Reorganizes and/or restructures the database to accommodate physical or logical changes;
- Review both new systems and proposed or requested changes to existing applications which may affect the established database, and makes recommendations for change or modification;
- Writes database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary;
- Analyzes and modifies program, systems and operations for completeness and accuracy through all phases of implementation and continued operation;
- Assists lower level Information Technology Specialists with the preparation and modification of programs and systems;
- Design databases necessary for use with the Internet/Intranet;
- Participates in the development and implementation of Internet/Intranet based strategies for the County/City.
- Assist Information Technology Specialist II with developing and maintaining web pages for both Internet/Intranet;
- Reviews and evaluates project plans, design documents and other technical documentation and sets schedules needed to successfully initiate and accomplish IT projects;
- Prepares preliminary budget estimates for software projects throughout the County/City;
- Oversees the organization and development of appropriate system documentation related to the software and databases;
- May assist with scheduling projects within the programming area;
- Develops training plan for lower level Information Technology Specialists;
- Confers with other staff members on program ideas and methods to improve system productivity;
- Acts as liaison with user departments to insure quality, accuracy, appropriateness of information, input-output requirements, and information flow;
- Attends meetings to integrate work within the County/City and to coordinate projects with other departments.
GRADE: CSEA Grade 13; Schedule B-2 Entry Level Salary $24.83/hr.
The successful candidate will be required to compete in a civil service examination and must obtain a score that will result in eligibility for permanent appointment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
- Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State Registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or closely related field; and two (2) years of recent experience which must have included the design, administration or support of relational databases;
- Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State Registered college or university with an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or closely related field; and four (4) years of recent experience which must have included the design, administration or support of relational.
SPECIAL NOTE: Recent experience is defined as that which was gained in the last seven (7) years.
APPLICATIONS: Please submit resume and county employment application to:
Chemung County Information Technology
210 Lake Street
P.O. Box 588
Elmira, NY 14901
Deadline for Applying: Open until filled
Deadline for Applying : Open until filled