Sr Systems Analyst
Company: City of Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: November 25, 2022
$75,433.80 - $106,143.18 Annually
City of Las Vegas, NV
Department of Innovation and Technology
About the Position
Career Opportunity: The city of Las Vegas invites applicants for
Sr. Systems Analyst. This position participates in the more complex
and difficult application of information technologies to business
opportunities and solutions; assists in establishing, maintaining
and enforcing development standards, processes and procedures;
serves as the technical lead on computer applications from project
initialization through implementation and validation; and performs
a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of
The ideal candidate will:
- Have 3+ years of experience in creating/editing/fixing issues
in large ERP applications such as Oracle eBS.
- Have experience working with SQL, PL/SQL and XML, Database
- Have functional knowledge in areas such as Finance, Payroll,
Purchasing, and Human Resources.
- Be an expert in working closely with technical and functional
professionals to meet specific goals for the department and
document their progress and development.Distinguishing
CharacteristicsThis is the advanced journey-level class in the
Systems Analyst series. Positions at this level are distinguished
from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility
assumed and the complexity of duties assigned. Employees perform
the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to
classes within this series. Employees at this level are required to
be fully aware of all procedures related to assigned area of
responsibility.Supervision Received and ExercisedReceives direction
from higher level supervisory and management staff.
Type of Examination:
A civil service examination will be conducted in accordance with
the Civil Service Rules of the city of Las Vegas. The supplemental
questions are the examination. Falsification of information may
result in disqualification from recruitment or removal from a City
position. Additional information will not be accepted after the
closing date. The supplemental questions are weighted 100% for
placement on an eligible list and must be worked on individually by
the applicant only. The supplemental questions of all qualified
applicants will be reviewed for placement on an eligible list.
SELECTION PROCESSFinal candidate selection will include list
placement and may include hiring interview (if applicable). "Any
individual offered employment will be required to pass a
pre-employment drug test, complete background check, and may be
required to demonstrate the ability to perform the physical
requirements of the job." Some positions may require preliminary
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
- Plans, directs and participates in the evaluation, design,
testing and maintenance of computer applications.
- Participates in the peer review of other team members for
accuracy, proper work methods and techniques, and compliance with
applicable standards and specifications. Assists in the
development, maintenance and quality control of programming and
- Provides in-depth analysis for establishment of new systems and
enhancements to existing systems.
- Develops, documents and maintains computer systems design
including, but not limited to, screens, reports, interfaces and
programs; writes and tests new computer applications and systems;
develops accurate time lines for assigned projects.
- Consults with representatives from city departments and
external organizations to resolve problems; identifies and
coordinates system activities with users and internal departmental
- Monitors and evaluates operations and activities of assigned
system responsibilities; recommends improvements and modifications;
produces functional and visual design recommendations.
- Performs database analysis to determine the most effective
database designs; develops and implements new and improved database
tables; creates and runs reports.
- Prepares documentation for new systems and changes to existing
systems; in accordance with established standards and
- Administers the functionality of payroll administration and
financial modules within the Oracle eBusiness Suite including, but
not limited to design, establishment, modification and monitoring
of business rules and interfaces; report and query administration
including definition, design, implementation and management; and
serving as the subject matter expert to management and key
- Conducts or participates in business rules assessments;
develops and implements rules and objects.
- Performs all duties and job responsibilities of a Systems
Analyst.When Assigned to Computer Services:
This position will assist in continuing our security posture
assessments and implementing recommendations from the Security and
Compliance team. The ideal candidate will have a security
certification or be willing to obtain one within the first six (6)
months of employment. This certification could be any of the
following CISM, CISA, CISSP, CEHv11, Security +, CCSP or GSEC.
When Assigned to Application Services:
This position will assist in enhancing our hardware and software
inventory processes in the City. The ideal candidate will have a
ServiceNow Certified System Administrator certification or be
willing to obtain one within the first six (6) months of
employment. Marginal Functions:
- Stays abreast of new computer programs or applications and
trends or innovations in the assigned department; researches of new
computer software and hardware; searches new web technologies and
analyzes their possible application in the city.
- Assists other departments with program and operational issues;
analyzes causes of issues and recommends solutions or corrective
- Integrates commercial off the shelf software into the city's
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) environment.
- Assists in the validation of new applications or modifications;
assists in the development of validation criteria.
- Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Experience:Three years of increasingly responsible applications
development and systems analysis experience with both commercial
off-the-shelf solutions and custom applications.
Training:Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
with major in computer sciences, business administration,
management information systems or a field related to the essential
functions.Oracle Certified Application Developer is desirable, if
applicable.May substitute combination of equivalent education and
related experience. The city assesses 1.5 years of fulltime
experience as equivalent to one year of education.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of:Organizational structure, policies and operating
procedures of the department and division.
Generally accepted software and system development life cycle
Generally accepted validation and testing processes.
Generally accepted programming and documentation methods.
Principles and techniques of lead supervision.
Principles and techniques of project leadership.
Object and service oriented design concepts.Skills
in:Independently, and as a team member, performing the most
difficult analysis and design activities assigned.
Analyzing, designing, and implementing complex information
Reading, understanding and applying relevant information from
technical publications, manuals and other applicable media.
Working independently with minimal supervision while adhering to
the direction established by management and established policies,
procedures and task assignments.
Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with
those contacted in the course of work.
Competencies:Core Workforce CompetenciesProfessionalism -
Demonstrates core values by being honest, respectful and
positive.Effective Communication - Expresses verbal and written
thought in a clear and understandable manner.Customer Focus -
Demonstrates genuine concern and satisfies external and/or internal
customers based on the CLV core purpose and values.Adaptability -
Able to effectively modify behavior to suit changing workforce
demands.Problem Solving - Solves problems by considering all
causes, solutions and outcomes.Productive Partnerships - Develops,
maintains and strengthens partnerships with others.Technical and
Safety Expertise - Possesses a depth of knowledge, skill and
ability in a technical (job) area.
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