Lead Programmer Analyst

Posted on11/29/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toInstitutional Research
Reports in officeInstitutional Research
Application due dateOpen until filled
Job start dateOpen until filled
CityFort Worth
State/ProvinceTexas
Other LocationTrinity River Campus
InstitutionTarrant County College
Institution descriptionTarrant County College District (TCC) is a dynamic and growing community college in Tarrant County, Texas. With six campuses located in Fort Worth, Arlington, Hurst and online, TCC is one of the 20 largest higher education institutions in the United States.

TCC offers four types of degrees - Associate of Arts, Associate of Arts in Teaching, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science. In addition, degrees and certificates are offered in more than 60 different occupational/technical programs, which include 70 Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees and nearly 130 Certificates of Completion and 15 Occupational Skills Awards.

TCC was established in 1965 and South Campus opened in Fort Worth for students in Fall 1967.

Mission statement: Tarrant County College provides affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning.
Job duties• Assists in the design and implementation of new applications
• Works with others in developing and implementing support software
• Receives and analyzes information and converts to computer procedures, functions, screens, Web pages, Discoverer workbooks
• Debugs and maintains programs
• Writes new documentation and maintains old documentation to reflect current program status
• Evaluates user request for new or modified computer processes to determine feasibility, and what platform would be best suited for the process
• Identify current operating procedures and clarify program objectives
• Supports users by providing new data reporting, processes, workflows, screens and tools for users
• Reads manuals, periodicals, and technical reports to learn ways to develop programs that meet user requirements
• Formulates plan outlining steps required to develop program and submits for approval
• Prepares flowcharts and diagrams to illustrate sequence of steps program must follow and describe logical operations involved to accomplish goals of user request
• Converts project specifications into sequence of detailed instructions and logical steps for coding into language understandable by computer
• Enters program code into computer system. Enters commands into computer to run and test program
• Reads computer reports or observes screen behavior and interaction to detect syntax or logic errors during program test, or uses diagnostic software to detect errors
• Replaces, deletes, or modifies code to correct errors. Performs maintenance requests for problems
• Analyzes, reviews, and alters program to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements
• Writes documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and corrections. Writes manual for users to describe installation and operating procedures
• Assists Manager of Application Software in helping users to solve operating problems
• Recreates steps taken by user to locate source of problem and rewrites program to correct errors
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
QualificationsRequired:
• Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of PL/SQL programming
experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, certification, and related experience
• Experience as a team leader on programming projects
• Experience with computerized systems
• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

Desired:
• Master’s degree and four (4) years of PL/SQL and database programming experience
• At least two (2) years of full-time employment within a higher education institution; working with institutional research or information technology
• Experience using a Colleague database or other student information system
• Experience with reporting tools (such as Oracle Discoverer), dashboards, or business intelligence software
• Experience using statistical software such as SPSS or SAS
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsFor detailed information on Benefits for this position please visit our Benefits website.
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.