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COMPUTER SYSTEMS DEVELOPER, SR
OCCUPATION CODE: 0334-0141
JOB LEVEL: N-23
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
0334g
(0334-0141) COMPUTER SYSTEMS DEVELOPER, SENIORĂ‚?IT/ASC



DOCUMENT DATE:
March 13, 2008

FUNCTION:
Works as team leader on large, complex computer program/system projects, leading the analysis, design, development, integration, enhancement, application, maintenance and support functions, providing subject matter expertise and technical direction.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Descriptions for the Occupation Codes given above.

REQUIREMENTS:
This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) which are required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of the position. Applicants must demonstrate that they possess a sufficient level of each KSA, to include at least minimum competency for senior-qualified positions to enable them to perform these tasks satisfactorily. Applicants demonstrate these levels by describing examples of experience, education, or training, any of which may be non-postal. Ratings are based on the demonstration of the level of possession of each of the KSAs. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying. 1. Knowledge of application development, such as WEB, batch, and object-oriented. 2. Knowledge of industry-standard software development life cycle processes. 3. Ability to use relational database technology. 4. Experience defining requirements and design specifications, creating conceptual, logical and physical design using case models, component models, and physical models. 5. Experience writing, editing and updating programs in support of software applications, using one or more programming languages such as JAVA, SQL, COBOL and/or Visual Basic. 6. Experience testing, debugging and repairing programs sufficient to meet software specifications. 7. Experience developing system specifications to meet customer needs. 8. Experience designing system solutions to meet business and technical requirements. 9. Experience conducting systems tests and establishing test plans. 10. Ability to solve problems using analytical skills. 11. Ability to coordinate work, including project planning, organizing, and monitoring work progress to meet organizational goals. 12. Ability to work without immediate supervision. 13. Ability to work with others in a team environment. 14. Ability to read and understand job-related materials such as instructions, specifications, references and manuals. 15. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicant must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position.

  Occ Code: 0334-0141

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