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712 City Hall
Buffalo, New York 14202
(716) 816-3500

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Openings >> Systems Administrator RB #13-15
Systems Administrator RB #13-15
Summary
Title:Systems Administrator RB #13-15
ID:880
Department:Other
Location:City Hall
Division:Civil Service
Description

5 DAY POSTING                                                                                    5 DAY POSTING

RECRUITMENT BULLETIN #13-15                                                                                       January 16, 2013
                       
 
BOARD OF EDUCATION VACANCY
 
 
POSITION:                SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR - PERMANENT
 
SALARY:                  $54,455 - $66,623
 
LOCATION:              Staff Development, 809 City Hall, Buffalo, NY
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:        
Performs cost/benefit analysis of alternative approaches to systems design, and compares to present and projected costs;
Provides technical assistance to all departments in the selection of the most cost effective approach and its documentation in a system requirement statement;
-determines economic and administrative effects of the new system;
-agrees on the design from all organizations affected by the new system, including data suppliers and users and appropriate areas of the data processing departments;
Analyzes data base requirements, maintains database software, manages database servers, and develops data base structure to serve sets of application;
-develops programming methods and other standards to be followed for the applications;
Defines and documents applications for all equipment, clerical, auditing, control and security procedures including those required for back-up and recovery;
Designs specifications and oversees development and testing of all web based applications;
Maintains and manages web servers and performs load analysis and defines replacement and upgrade requirements;
Manages and administers the City’s data network including security and policy implementation;
Manages and administers City’s external and internal e-mail services;
Establishes procedures for making any necessary modifications to the system during the programming, testing and installation phases;
-performs system testing to determine the success of the completed set of programs and procedures in meeting the defined requirements of the system;
Provides direct daily assistance and technical support to the Programming and Systems staff assigned to his/her team;
Assigns and distributes work to Systems Analysts and Computer Programmers assigned to his/her team;
Monitors progress to fulfill the pre-determined completion scheduled;
Has full responsibility of the day-to-day operation, including the installation, update, and staff training of the City’s financial software;
Has full responsibility of the day-to-day operation, including installations, update and training of the city’s land management software;
Keeps abreast of current technology in areas such as e-mail and network products;
Performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

PROMOTIONAL:
Continuous and permanent status in any department as a Systems Analyst, Systems Support
Analyst or Systems Support Specialist for one year.
 
 

OPEN COMPETITIVE

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Systems Management or Information Systems Management and three years of full-time qualifying experience*;

OR
 

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (any major) and four years of full-time qualifying experience*;

OR
 

  • Associate's Degree from an accredited college, university, business or technical institute in Data

Processing or Computer Science and five years of full-time qualifying experience*;
OR
 

  • Satisfactory completion of a certified course in computer programming as offered by a New York State approved technical training institute and six years of full-time qualifying experience*;

OR
 

  • Graduation from High School, GED or Equivalency Diploma including or supplemented by l5 credit hours in Computer Science (math courses are not acceptable) and seven years of full-time qualifying experience*;

OR
(F)     An equivalent combination as defined with the limits of (A) thru (E).
 
*QUALIFYING EXPERIENCE
Must be full-time supervisory data processing experience in programming and systems development,
two years of which must have been in either the field of database management, network
administration or systems administration.
 
APPLICATION:  CANDIDATES FOR THIS POSITION SHOULD COMPLETE AN APPLICATION AVAILABLE ONLINE AT www.buffaloschools.org 
 
APPOINTMENT:   Appointments are subject to the review of the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent following the approval of the City of Buffalo Civil Service Division. Personal interviews shall be scheduled where appropriate.  The Buffalo Board of Education is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
 
FINAL FILING DATE:  January 23, 2013 
 
 
APPROVED:
 
 
Marta Clark
Director of Employment
 

This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications

 






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