Applying To: Systems Development Specialist

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  • Minimum: $62,946.00
  • Maximum: $98,670.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position analyze, test and install complex electronic information processing hardware and associated operating system software; write/modify operating system and application based programs and instruct / monitor the work of programmers and technical support personnel.  Examples of duties include:  developing implementation plans for the installation of new systems and the upgrade of existing systems; monitoring performance of network systems, troubleshooting network malfunctions and implementing solutions and making recommendations for security enhancements. 

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Systems Development Specialist

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field; plus four years of progressively responsible programming experience supporting and maintaining computer systems.  OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Documentation of academic credentials (if applicable) must be submitted upon request.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience working with C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Javascript and PeopleCode (PeopleSoft proprietary programming language.)

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying education, training and experience as listed on the Employment Application.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.  When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.  Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation. 

Some positions may require candidates to pass a “Character Investigation” prior to appointment.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION:  Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancy.  Please submit application as soon as possible.  Applications can be submitted on the Internet.  Visit the City web site

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail

O.C. 3417
October 27, 2021

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