Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer - Intermediate

Harris County Houston , TX 77020

Posted 1 week ago

Position Description

The Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer

  • Intermediate position is an intermediate level programmer position that supports the Harris County Custom Development. Under general supervision, develops, codes, test, and debugs new software or enhancements to existing software that requires good understanding of business application. This position works with technical staff to understand problems with software and resolve them. The incumbent resolves customer complaints with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements from customers and may assist in development of software user manuals.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for analyzing and troubleshooting complex software problems and provide solutions to overcome those problems with the latest technologies.

  • Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written.

  • Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents programs.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email

This position is subject to a criminal history check. Only relevant convictions will be considered and, even when considered, may not automatically disqualify the candidate.



  • High School diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited educational institution


  • Minimum three (3) years of programming/systems analysis experience with one or more of the following:

  • Implementing object-oriented design principles

  • Relational databases, MVC, XML, C#, .NET, Angular, Azure

Demonstrable experience implementing object-oriented design principles

Demonstrable experience designing and/or implement authentication and authorization functionality

Knowledge, Skill & Abilities (KSAs):

  • Understanding of the implications of multi-tier application architecture design.

  • Strong analytical skills, experience with both functional and technical requirements.

  • Excellent customer management and change management skills

  • Ability to work well both as a member of a team and independently

  • Ability to lead multiple projects in as part of services and operational support team.

  • Strong release planning and management skills.

  • Strong data analysis, object oriented and domain design and development experience.

  • Competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of application systems analysis and programming activities.

  • Excellent problem solving, client facing expertise, and verbal/written communication skills are required.

  • Strong conceptualization, analytical, and logic skills.

  • Must excel at working with peers within a team environment.

  • Must excel at identifying, analyzing and resolving issues or concerns in a timely fashion.

  • Must enjoy working in an environment where the customer expectations drive high pressure and high visibility to the support role.

Applicants for this position will be subject to a criminal background check that includes being fingerprinted. This applies to any position with network access to Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) or access to an area where CJIS is received, maintained or stored either manually or electronically (i.e. custodian, maintenance).

Automatic Disqualification:

  • Convictions, probation, or deferred adjudication for any Felony, and any Class A Misdemeanor

  • Convictions, probation, or deferred adjudication for a Class B Misdemeanor, if within the previous 10 years

  • Open arrest for any criminal offense (Felony or Misdemeanor)

  • Family Violence conviction

NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation butONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume" will not be accepted for qualifications.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related field from an accredited college or university.

  • Minimum five (5) years of programming/systems analysis experience with one or more of the following:

  • Implementing object-oriented design principles

  • Relational databases, MVC, XML, C#, .NET, Angular, Azure

Experience collaborating with Software Architects, UI Designers, Business Analysts, Project Managers, Quality Assurance, and Deployment teams for the successful development and deployment of business applications.Experience providing software development level of effort estimates tied to use cases and functional requirements. General Information

Position Type and Typical Hours of Work:

  • Regular Full-Time

  • Monday

  • Friday | 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.


  • 406 Caroline St, Houston, TX


  • Depends on Qualifications

  • Based on 26 Pay Periods

Employment may be contingent on passing a drug screen and meeting other standards.

Due to a high volume of applications positions may close prior to the advertised closing date or at the discretion of the Hiring Department.

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