Missouri State University

5139 Web Programmer/Analyst

POSITION IDENTIFICATION

TITLE Web Programmer/Analyst

CLASSIFICATION NUMBER 5139

GRADE 33

CLASSIFICATION Exempt

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR Senior Systems Analyst

MAJOR ADMINISTRATOR Coordinator of Management Information Systems

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Web Programmer/Analyst creates, maintains, and documents programmed computer applications, primarily Web-related applications, that serve the administrative and academic departments of the University, participates in the systems design process, and accepts assigned responsibility for projects, which may include maintenance, major modifications, or development of new systems.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of college courses that are equivalent to an Associate's degree are required.  A Bachelor's degree and an emphasis in a computer-related courses are preferred.

Experience: Experience in the design and programming of computer applications using HTML, Java, C, C++, Visual Basic, or other web tools is preferred.  Experience in business application programming is preferred.  Experience with RDBMS and SQL is preferred.  Experience with TCP/IP and computer graphics is preferred.   Experience in programming computer applications in a team-oriented environment is preferred.  Work experience in higher education is preferred.

Skills:  Proficiency in the design and coding of general business applications is required. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. The ability to maintain confidentiality in regard to information processed, stored, or accessed by the systems is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Proficiency in the design and coding of Web-related applications is preferred.  Proficiency in the development of relational database queries, the design and coding of command-level CICS, the writing of narratives and DOS/VSE job control, and the creation and maintenance of VSAM files is preferred. 

Effort: Extended periods of time working at a microcomputer workstation are required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES

1. Complies with requests for programming services, primarily web-related, by formulating, in conjunction with the requesting user and Systems Analyst, a general plan for the request.

2. Supports the design, development, testing, and maintenance of the University’s computer applications by developing web-related solutions and interfaces with the University’s systems and data.

3. Participates with the Web Systems Analyst in the evaluation and recommendation of software and hardware used in various aspects of web application development.

4. Promotes the development of Programmer/Analysts by offering assistance in web-related coding techniques and testing methods as appropriate and by participating in training programs.

5. Effectively resolves programming problems, particularly web-related problems, by conducting thorough analyses of problems and employing appropriate debugging techniques and aids to resolve the problems.

6. Promotes the uniformity of the programming effort by contributing to and adhering to the Computer Services Department’s Standards and Guidelines manual.

7. Contributes to the overall success of the database management system by participating in the development of queries and providing support to users of the system.

8. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing and maintaining professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses required by the Senior Systems Analyst.

9. Contributes to the overall success of the Computer Services Department by performing all other essential duties as assigned by the Senior Systems Analyst.

SUPERVISION

The Web Programmer/Analyst is supervised by the Senior Systems Analyst or the Web Systems Analyst.  The Web Programmer/Analyst does not supervise others.

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

REVISED JULY 2013

JOB FAMILY 3

Factor 1: Educational/Experience Requirements of the Job

Level 4 - 788 Points: A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Level 4 as indicated by the Equivalencies Chart, when permitted by the Minimum Acceptable Qualifications.

Factor 2: Supervisory Responsibility

Level 1 - 299 Points: Little or no supervisory responsibility for the work of others.

Factor 3: Skill, Complexity, and Technical Mastery

Level 6.5 - 2050 Points: Skill, complexity, and technical mastery is somewhat above requirements for a level at 1900, but somewhat below the skill, complexity, and technical mastery requirements at level 2200.

Factor 4: Budgetary Control

Level 1 - 193 Points: Jobs at this level involve no budgetary control except for the normal responsibilities associated with monitoring and reporting everyday expenses.

Factor 5: Work Environment and Physical Demands

Level 1 - 25 Points: The work environment has only everyday discomforts associated with an office or commercial vehicle. The work area is adequately lighted, heated or cooled, and ventilated. Work is largely sedentary involving mostly sitting with occasional walking, standing, bending, or carrying of small items. No special physical demands are required of the work.

Factor 6: Work Impact and Effect

Level 4 - 3060 Points: Work products or services directly impact the work of other professionals, the development and operation of programs, affect major activities across units, and/or impact the well-being of large numbers of individuals. Typically the work is complex and may involve addressing conventional problems or situations with established methods or resolving critical problems or developing new processes or models to address specific problems. Improperly performed work and/or equipment or software failures produce errors and delays that affect the operations and/or reputations of multiple or critical departments, programs, or units, and individuals. Improperly performed work and/or equipment or software failures may be remedied in the short to medium term, but at substantial cost of time and resources. The scope of improperly performed work and/or equipment or software failure is large and the nature of the activity requires that emergency repairs be performed.