AJ08 - Senior Applications Analyst
General Nature of Work:
Performs the independent analysis, design, implementation and modification of the most complex computer systems.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
This is the senior programmer analyst class and incumbents sometimes direct the activities of technical personnel. Some positions in this class may have supervisory responsibilities.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Directs and oversees the design, development, testing and implementation of an agency's most critical information systems.
Plans and directs the analysis, testing, design and implementation of management information systems.
Coordinates with users in developing new systems or modifying existing systems.
Directs the preparation of systems documentation and user manuals.
Supervises staff in the analysis, testing, design and implementation of computer systems.
Performs career development and training of personnel; interviews and selects personnel; evaluates employee work performance and monitors employee development.
Coordinates system development with internal and external developers.
Reports to management on the status of projects.
Programs, tests and debugs applications.
Directs the design, development and implementation of special projects.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of computer system analysis, design, testing, debugging and maintenance techniques.
Extensive knowledge of computer programming languages.
Extensive knowledge of management skills and techniques.
Ability to prepare technical reports in a clear and concise manner.
Ability to work effectively with users, vendors and staff members.
Ability to plan, direct, instruct and review the work of technical personnel.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A bachelor's degree in computer science or related area and experience in computer system development and modification. Related experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year-for-year basis.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A bachelor's degree in computer science or related area and two years experience in computer system development and modification. Related experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year-for-year basis.
MUSC Physical Requirements:
This classification is not currently used at MUSC. Please contact the Department of Human Resources for more information.