Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.
This is a non-represented position (no union affiliation) and is subject to the provisions of the Personnel Rules of the Municipality of Anchorage.
DEPARTMENT: Office of Information Technology
HOURS OF WORK: Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: 632 W. 6th Avenue
Example of Duties
The COTS Systems Analyst is responsible for the development, alteration, enhancement, maintenance, monitoring, and support of municipal computer systems/applications for the assigned area of responsibility. This includes: assessing/analyzing the nature/cause of program/processing failures and implementation of corrective action; preparation and update of system and user documentation. Coordination of necessary testing to certify system changes, fixes, patches, and upgrades to assigned systems are operational and meet customer business needs. Prepares system/project detail designs to include: logical database design; data and process flow diagrams; input/output definitions; interface definitions; processing logic; back-up and recovery procedures; systems, operations and user documentation necessary to achieve project objectives. Develop business cost analysis, preparation of IT plans and setting priorities in development/maintenance of project tasks. Participates in application development using life-cycle development methodology. Assist customers in the effective use of assigned systems; provides input and advise the Senior Systems Analyst and Application Services Manager on planning, development, implementation for systems and applications in their assigned area of responsibility. Coordinates with client agencies to define client requirements for enhancements to existing applications. Conducts application walk-throughs for clients and operations staff. Provides training as required to efficiently utilize the application or system. Responds to trouble calls (incidents) via the ticketing system, concerning applications and directs or takes the necessary corrective action for problem resolution. Identifies and recommends potential applications based on known ITD Enterprise Architecture. Documents incidents and change activity per operating standards and procedures. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences
High school diploma, GED or equivalent and eight (8) years of experience in development, testing and/or an operational support of systems applications
Associate's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or a related discipline and six (6) years of experience in development, testing and/or operational support of systems applications
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related discipline and four (4) years of experience in development, testing and/or operational support of systems applications
Master's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, a related discipline and two (2) years of experience in development, testing and/or operational support of systems applications
Must have a valid State of Alaska driver's license with satisfactory driving record at time of hire.
Experience with Tools: Visual Studio & Team Foundation Server
Experience with Server Side Administration: Basic server administration, Windows Task Scheduler, Powershell, and IIS.net
Experience with Databases: SQL Server and/or Oracle, SQL Server Managemenr Studio / SQL Developer, TSQL / PL, PL, PowerBl, SQL Server Reporting Services, SSIS
Experience with web based meetings, and other screen sharing methods like WebEx, Skype, Go to Meeting, Microsoft teams.
Experience with Technical writing
Experience with Network and/or Application Security Design, Practices, and/or Troubleshooting
In order to be considered, applicants must provide accurate and complete education and work history information in its entirety. The referenced information listed on the online application will be used to determine the applicant's qualifications toward meeting the minimum requirements for the position (e.g., if you list that you have 6 years of experience in a certain field, that experience must be easily identifiable on the 'Work Experience' section of your application
Additional Important Information
The Municipality of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted background check (AS 12.62.160 and AS 12.62.400) and a Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) FBI Background Investigation. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment. Accordingly it will be necessary for the selected applicant to provide certain identification information and be fingerprinted.
If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted background check. A background check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.
If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a copy of the applicant's Alaska driver's license and a current copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicles' driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaska driver's license was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history.
The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant. For information on acceptable driving history, please refer to the MOA Driving Conviction Guidelines.
All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.
Military Service Interview Preference:
Veterans or who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach to the application a copy of their DD Form 214, DD Form 256, NGB Form 22, or a letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs recognizing the person as a veteran. The attached documentation must show an honorable discharge or general (under honorable conditions) discharge. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.
Individuals currently serving as a member in good standing in the National Guard or the organized military reserves who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach proof of current service to the application. Proof of current service can be shown by submission of a statement of service which, at a minimum, shows full name, date of birth, Social Security Number, date service began, branch of service, rank, name of command providing the information, and unit of assignment. The statement of service must be on a form or letterhead of the individual's command organization and show the name, signature, title and contact information for the signer providing the statement of service. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.
The Municipality of Anchorage is an employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.
Once applicants click on the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. NOTE: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.
For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Human Resources Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Alaska Time.
The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.
For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571.
The Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees that may include:
Health / Medical Benefits:
Dependent Life Insurance
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Flexible Spending Accounts - Health and Dependent Care
Health Savings Accounts
Employer Paid Benefits:
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Leave Plan
11 Paid Holidays
For an overview of our medical benefit package go to http://www.muni.org/Departments/employee_relations/Pages/BenefitsSummaries.aspx
In order to be considered, applicants must provide accurate and complete education and work history information in its entirety. The referenced information listed on the online application will be used to determine the applicant's qualifications toward meeting the minimum requirements for the position (e.g., if you list that you have 6 years of experience in a certain field, that experience must be easily identifiable on the 'Work Experience' section of your application).
Attaching a resume is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume" or any similar comment on any portion of your application may lead to you being disqualified for the position.
If the experience you reference in the below questions is not clearly included and described in your Work History section, your application will be considered not qualified for this position and you may be removed from consideration.
Do you understand, in order to be considered for this position, accurate and complete education and work history information must be provided?
Which of the following best describes your level of education as it relates to this position?
None/less than High School
High School Diploma / GED / Equivalent
Associate's Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, a related discipline
Associate's Degree in a different field
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, a related discipline
Bachelor's Degree in a different field
Master's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Business Administration or related discipline field
Master's Degree or higher in a different field
How many years of experience do you have in development, testing and/or operational support of systems applications?
Less than 2 years
2 years to less than 4 years
4 years to less than 6 years
6 years to less than 8 years
8 years or more
Describe the experience you referenced for the above question and indicate which position(s) in your application's Work History supports your response.
Noting "see resume", "N/A", or a similar comment may result in you being removed from consideration for this position.
This position requires Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) clearance. The following questions are related to the ability to obtain CJIS clearance. Have you ever been convicted of a crime other than misdemeanor traffic violations?
Are there any pending criminal charges against you?
Agency Municipality of Anchorage
Address 632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 605
Anchorage, Alaska, 99501
Phone (907) 343-4447
Municipality Of Anchorage