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Description: Advanced technical and
analytical work in programming and systems analysis for
microcomputer information systems projects in the Project Management Division. Work
involves analyzing, designing, programming, testing, installing,
documenting, and maintaining computer application programs which have a
moderate degree of complexity. Employee in this class applies appropriate programming
languages, report generators, application generators and high level interpreters to
complete assigned tasks. Position incumbent assists in the development of new automated
approaches to current systems and/or procedures; prepares systems specifications
and technical documentation for applications; develops reports, maintains data
bases, provides operational support and assists
user agency personnel in utilizing automated systems and applications. Work also
includes working as a team member on broader or more
complex projects, effectively interfacing with technical
and non-technical personnel within and across agencies. Performs related work as
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Tell us about your qualifications for this position?
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Tell us about your experience in working on a team of
technical and non-technical employees?
Teams are about working effectively with others. Highlight your
effectiveness with others particularly non-technical and your accomplishments.
What are the three constraints on a project?
Result, budget, and time.
You've been given the assignment to develop a training program
for a new application. Approximately 30 staff will require training. What
steps will you take in developing the training?
How do you know what to include in a training program without an assessment?
Your assignment is to prepare the specifications to purchase a
new application. What will you do?
Among the considerations - user participation, identify the objective or
deliverable for the applications, and hardware platform.
Tell us about your experience in programming?
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A number of users continue to have difficulty in using a new
application. The number of help calls is far and above the average for all other
users. How would you address this problem?
User issue, hardware issue, or software issue?
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