Applying To: Systems Development Specialist

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Department: Information Technology Services Agency


  • Minimum: $66,794.00
  • Maximum: $104,702.00

Position Specifications

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.)

When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience, training and education as shown on the 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 their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request.  The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation. 

CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points.  City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.

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.  

Scoring Components and Their Weights

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

O.C. 3417

October 27, 2021

Reopened August 18, 2023


Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.

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