This position is located in the COMPUTER SERVICES DIVISION, Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for this position in order to be considered. See Information Technology Applications Project Leader.
Although a supervisory position, incumbent is also responsible for programmer/analyst activities. These programmer/analyst duties include:
Designs, codes, compiles, tests, debugs, modifies and documents new or existing applications programs within accepted standards, procedures and guidelines.
Meets with users to determine needs; writes program and/or system specifications and guidelines for large, complex systems.
Identifies, researches and resolves program, machine, data, or system software problems, frequently on an individual basis in consultation with other employees and/or users.
Incumbent project leader duties include:
Assigns project tasks and responsibilities among subordinate applications development staff. Establishes project milestones, monitors progress of multiple complex projects, and conducts quality assurance reviews.
Establishes and enforces application and database design standards.
Shares responsibility for system security and database integrity. Determines and assigns levels of access for end users.
Evaluates the impact of user requests in terms of available system and staff resources and negotiates application development priorities. Serves as a liaison with other state agencies and other client organizations.
Four years of professional level experience working with the following:
Software frameworks, languages and architecture patterns
Object-relational mapping frameworks
Web application and mobile frameworks
Service oriented frameworks
Database management system queries, views, stored procedures/functions
Server-based report generating software
Source control management tools
Project, issue/bug, and quality assurance management tools
Scrum agile project management framework.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
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Eligible for consideration
Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review
Referred to hiring manager for review
The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted.
Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.
(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process.
Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Janice Branch, Human Resource Specialist
Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin
Human Resource Division
P. O. Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125
A baccalaureate degree plus four years of professional level experience in information technology.
Two years of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work will substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 90 semester hours may be combined with experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 or more semester hours credit will substitute for one year and six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of one year and six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 90 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least six months of experience or training in information technology or electronic technician work to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
An associate degree in computer science will substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in computer science, management information systems (MIS, quantitative business analysis--computer science, electrical engineering, information systems and decision sciences, computer engineering, telecommunications, or computer information systems will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A master's degree in the above fields will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Specialized degrees will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To supervise the maintenance and/or development of multiple complex applications systems.
Level of Work:
Broad review from higher level Information Technology management personnel.
Direct line over Information Technology Applications Programmer/Analysts, and other lower level Information Technology positions.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies. (Individual departments may restrict assignment of these duties to the Information Technology section.)
Differs from Information Technology Applications Programmer/ Analysts by the requirement for supervising project teams of analysts and programmers.
Differs from Information Technology Applications Manager 1 by the absence of managerial responsibility over groups of teams and the absence of responsibility for management tasks such as completion of long-range planning and budgeting.
Examples of Work
Serves as the supervisor of project teams to develop new computer systems and to maintain the most complex systems.
Evaluates, analyzes, and prioritizes as directed, requests for enhancements or development projects for several computerized systems in terms of costs, time, feasibility, and system network impact.
Assumes responsibility for the system design, database design, development, and implementation of complex computerized systems.
Supervises subordinate staff in the preparation of program specifications, test procedures, and work assignments.
May function in the capacity of higher level Information Technology management, as directed, in their absence.
Prepares information for Advanced Planning Documents, invitations-to-bid for hardware and requests for proposals for software consultant services.
Evaluates project deliverables through participation in Quality Assurance Review Process (QARP).
Assists in development of long- and short-range plans for staff organization, budget, training, and equipment needs for assigned projects.
Assists subordinate staff with programming and problem resolution as needed to assure compliance with accepted methodology.
Provides guidance and coordinates training of subordinate staff.
Coordinates the activities of the project teams in creating and modifying interrelated complex applications systems.
Confers frequently with users to determine the direction of and establish priorities for the user's systems.
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