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SOFTWARE SUPPORT ANALYST

Date:  Jun 19, 2022
Req ID:  15037
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Category:  AR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Anticipated Starting Salary:  51,761.42

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR  72205

 

Position Number: 22076808

County: Pulaski     City: Little Rock

Posting End Date: Continuously Advertised 
Center for Public Health Practice – Health Statistics Branch

 

Additional Preferences: 

 

Some in-state and out-of-state travel may be required.

 

A Master’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics and/or Computer Science is preferred.

 

Experience with SAS, GIS, and other Statistical Software Programs is preferred.

 

Hiring Official: L. Lehing

Recruitment Contact: Sheila.Smith@arkansas.gov - 501-661-2268


The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: D052C

Grade: IT05

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $51,761.00 - $75,054.00

Summary

The Software Support Analyst is responsible for developing and implementing applications programs/systems, writing maintenance and enhancement programs, and providing technical assistance to staff. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Designs system by developing general design and system flow charts, formatting screens and reports, establishing data base requirements and file structures, and writing detailed program specifications. Codes, tests, debugs, and documents programs, and implements programs/systems. Participates in evaluating user requests to determine project feasibility and impact on current systems. Writes test scripts, test files, and runs programs to determine if user needs are met. Writes documentation and runs books to assure consistent system usage. Provides technical assistance and/or training to peers, other departmental personnel, and users concerning system usage and development. Researches problems and corrects system errors. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

Occasional or frequent twenty-four (24) hour on-call duty required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of current computer languages and their respective programming techniques. Knowledge of applicable data processing technical standards, documentation procedures, and testing/debugging techniques. Ability to think through a logical sequence of necessary events, in terms of computer language, to produce a desired end product. Ability to devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results. Ability to develop, implement, maintain, and enhance diverse programs. Ability to prepare project plans and program test scripts.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field; plus two years of experience in programming and/or system analysis. OR Completion of technical training in software, data processing, or a related field acquired from a vocational, military, or industrial setting; plus two years of experience in programming and/or systems analysis. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock