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Court Systems Programmer Analyst

at City of Aurora

Pay: $31.39 to $45.53/hour
$31.39 - $45.53
Posted: 11/16/2017
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1882037

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

City of Aurora, Colorado
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of:  IntegrityRespect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.

Why Work for Aurora?

  • Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
  • Diverse community
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
  • Light rail station minutes away
  • On-site fitness center and overall employee well-being programs
  • Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
  • Access to innovation work spaces

The Courts Systems Programmer Analyst will analyze, design, program, test and maintain complex software applications and relational databases for Court Administration.

The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come-first serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyzes, evaluates, designs, and implements changes to existing applications, database programs, and systems
  • Monitors, maintains, documents and/or makes programming corrections to Municipal Court applications
  • Develops and maintains programs to store, locate and retrieve specific data and information
  • Designs and develops program modifications to meet changing department needs
  • Conducts user training on new systems and reporting tools
  • Designs, tests, and generates informational and management reports
  • Resolves complex programming problems
  • Writes programs in both procedural and object oriented languages
  • Arranges for data requisition, design, and conversion
  • Establishes detailed project schedules and monitors implementation activities for conformance with established schedule
  • Formally acknowledges and accepts completion of project "milestones"
  • Revises priorities as necessary
  • Provides continuous systems support for the users after implementation
  • Designs and implements controls to maintain system integrity
  • Assist fellow team members as needed and performs additional duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. The hiring department may include job related experience, training, education or license and certification preferences at the time of recruitment. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education:       Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer information systems or a related field.
Experience:   At least 4 years programmer/analyst experience including at least 3 year experience with relational database procedures; SQL programming; tools; and general programming logic and theory. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge:   Knowledge of relational databases, MS Windows operating systems. system analysis and design methods; project management principles; computer languages; relational databases; computer and networking technology including Unix and microcomputer systems, local area and wide area data communications; personal computer applications for word processing and spreadsheets. Programming language experience preferred; Informix 4gl, VB, C#, PHP and web design languages (html, javascript, css, nodejs, etc).
Abilities:   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; establish and fulfill goals and objectives; organize and prioritize work; meet deadlines; and communicate complex or technical computer concepts and terms to non-technical employees and managers.  Ability to work standby/on-call after hours when required.
Skills:   Demonstrated Skill in the use and application of SQL, MS Windows, Unix and above mentioned programming languages and operating systems (centralized and distributed). Strong interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills a must.

All selected candidates will be subject to the following pre-employment screening at the time of hire.

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Drug Screening & Physical Exam
  • Submittal of official transcripts of most relevant/highest level of education listed on the application 

Working Conditions

Physical Demands: Light physical work requiring ability to life a maximum of 25 pounds, including lifting 10 pounds overhead; some lifting and carrying of computer components and equipment; some walking and standing; vision for data analysis and reading and interpreting reports and other written information; hand/eye coordination for operation of computer and installation of equipment; speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees, vendors and citizens.
Work Environment:  Works in a clean, comfortable environment. Works standby/on-call work schedule when required.
Equipment Used:  Standard business and professional tools and equipment including computers and peripheral equipment.

Aurora is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The city also maintains compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The city's Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) is available for review by contacting the Employee Relations Officer in the Human Resources Division at 303-739-7225.

If you need assistance or reasonable accommodation for completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.


Application Instructions

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