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SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

Date:  Jun 9, 2021
Req ID:  7856
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Category:  AR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Anticipated Starting Salary:  57,755.15

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR  72205

 

Position Number: 22105159

County: Pulaski       City: Little Rock

Posting End Date: 06/22/21 
Administration – Information Technology Systems

 

Additional Preferences:  

 

Some in-state travel may be required.

 

Some twenty-four (24) hour on-call duty may be required.

 

A minimum of four (4) years of Microsoft Active Directory administration experience is preferred.

 

A minimum of two (2) years of Application Development support experience is preferred.

 

A minimum of one (1) year of Microsoft SQL Server experience is preferred.

 

A F5 Load-Balancer experience preferred.

 

Hiring Official:  S. Edwards

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: D022C

Grade: IT06

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $57,755.00 - $83,745.00

Summary

The Systems Specialist is responsible for the development of computer systems, application software and related projects. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Assesses or leads project team in assessment of computer user requests and needs/ feasibility studies, and cost analysis for the development, maintenance, and implementation of computer systems and applications software. Meets with users and/or administrators to develop goals and objectives and recommends project priorities. Monitors target objectives, schedules, and committed costs to ensure project compliance. Provides guidance and technical assistance to project staff, such as system analysts and application programmers. Compiles periodic status reports of progress and problems with recommendation of solutions. Installs, implements, and maintains purchased hardware and software. Assists management in developing policies, procedures, budget information, and specifications for software, hardware, equipment, and supplies. Coordinates data processing work with other departments as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of data processing programming methods, concepts, and standards. Knowledge of computer systems, hardware, and software. Knowledge of project planning and development. Ability to design, plan, and manage computer system and application software projects. Ability to lead computer project teams and provide guidance and assistance. Ability to estimate costs and resources for data processing applications. Ability to communicate data with users.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field; plus four years of experience in systems analysis or a related area, including one year in a leadership capacity.  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