Programmer Analyst

Napa County Office of Education   Petaluma, CA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
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Posted on August 27, 2020

POSITION AVAILABLE: Programmer Analyst, Desired Results Access Project, Petaluma

STARTING DATE: July 1, 2020

ANNUAL SALARY: $71,91900  - $78,96800  per year with future steps up to $98,61200

GENERAL  INFORMATION:

Under the supervision of the Senior Programmer Analyst and the Project Co-Director, the Programmer Analyst (PA) works with the Senior Programmer Analyst on the implementation and management of a statewide accountability system for young children. The Programmer Analyst will perform a variety of professional, technical, and analytical services involving a variety of programming languages, databases, and operating systems to support the Desired Results Access Project.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with the successful candidate’s background and experience. This is a full-time grant funded position available July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 with the possibility of renewal. Continuation of this position is dependent on job performance and future project funding. Benefits may be purchased for employee and dependents through a Section 125 Plan.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Senior Programmer Analyst and the Project Co-Director, the Programmer Analyst (PA) works with the Senior Programmer Analyst on the implementation and management of a statewide accountability system for young children. The Programmer Analyst will perform a variety of professional, technical, and analytical services involving a variety of programming languages, databases, and operating systems to support the Desired Results Access Project.

The PA assists in the development and management of data collection and information technology systems for the Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) child assessment. The PA will assist in developing and maintaining several Structured Query Language (SQL) databases, participate in the development and testing of a variety of reports, and support data maintenance and security activities, including security procedures to protect educational records stored in the database according to Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Major Duties:

  • Assist with technical design, development, and documentation of web-based software and database systems across different
  • Assist with development of complex graphical reports by utilizing a wide variety of chart types and underlays needed to show data in meaningful
  • Write queries and import and export data to and from SQL
  • Engage in problem solving activities related to database and software
  • Develop and implement test plans for new system features
  • Assist with ongoing system updates and maintenance activities
  • Participate as a member on project work teams and maintain cooperative working
  • Relationships with contractors and

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience with a minimum of three years demonstrated experience in web programming and data analysis while working in a team environment.
  • Experience developing web and data driven
  • Experience developing and maintaining SQL databases, including:
    • Installing and configuring database
    • Writing queries, views, and stored
    • Managing database
    • Monitoring and managing security of database
    • Importing and exporting data across different platforms, such as Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, and
    • Data analysis, cleaning, and merging
  • Knowledge of Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) phases and Version Control systems.
  • Experience using Crystal Reports to develop different types of reports
  • Experience developing web applications using Coldfusion, PHP, Fusebox, Java, Python, Javascript, and Nginx
  • Experience in educational systems, educational data, and/or philanthropy preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with attention to
  • Ability to multi-task, work in fast-pace environment, solve problems and prioritize tasks, and respond to ad hoc requests in a timely

The successful candidate must have the ability to learn, interpret independently, and apply a    variety of complex policies and procedures; demonstrate the ability to maintain accurate records with a high level of attention to detail; possess strong critical thinking skills; excellent written and oral communication, including strong English grammar, spelling, and punctuation. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work well both individually and as a team member; and to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff, administration, the California Department of Education, subcontractors, and members of the community. Limited travel throughout the state may be required. Extensive keyboarding up to 6 hours a day is required.

DEADLINE:

This Position will remain open until filled.

Napa County Office of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer. State and federal law and Napa County Office of Education policy prohibits discrimination or sexual harassment toward students or staff during any educational activity. Napa County Office of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, marital or parental status,  sexual orientation, age, or handicap in its educational programs, activities, or the employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments, the Age Discrimination Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Vocational; Educational Act. For information concerning the complaint procedure, call (707)  253-6824.