Identified as a leading expert in the field with substantial
experience. Applies and/or develops the most advanced concepts,
principles, theories, and technologies in that field. Has
demonstrated over a substantial period of time major contributions
to publications, patents or progress of the state-of-the-art.
Has national recognition in the field.
Applies and/or develops highly advanced solutions, theories,
principles, and concepts within the individual's field of
specialization. Has many years experience in the specialized
area with industry or scientific recognition for either achievements
Applies and/or develops highly advanced technology, scientific
principles, or advanced theories or concepts within the individual's
field of specialization. Plans and develops programs
and objectives requiring a long-range perspective. Has
demonstrated professional contributions by professional publications,
patents and evidence of general creativity within the field.
Develops new theories and principles of the individual's
interpretation or for solutions to complex business and scientific
phenomena within the field. Develops information which
extends the existing boundaries of knowledge in the field.
Provides consulting services in major application areas or
industry disciplines from defining system or abstract problems
through solution implementation. Analyzes application
requirements and objectives in relation to available computational
capability. Performs evaluations of data processing
operations and systems and develops improvement strategy.
IV - Senior Systems Design Analyst
Designs and develops computer operation systems, compliers,
and other language translators. Modifies existing systems
to provide additional capability requirements; this may include
integration of several existing subsystems.
Formulates statements of management, scientific and business
problems;devises procedures for solution of problems by use
of electronic data processing systems.
II - Systems Analyst/Specialist
Review computer software systems and data requirements as
well as communication and response needs and determines operating
systems and languages need to d support them. Analyzes
computer programs in terms of hardware and operating system
compatibility and utilization. Structures software programs
to operate within the constraints of the operating system
and the hardware.
Develops and prepares plans for solution of business, scientific
and technical problems. Designs detailed programs,
flow charts and diagrams indicating mathematical computations
and sequence of machine operations necessary to input and
process data and print results. Verifies accuracy and
completeness of programs by preparing sample data, and testing
them by operating personnel. Corrects program errors
by revising instructions or altering sequence of operations.
Translates detailed flow charts into coded machine instructions,
and works in programs within the system.
Tests, checks, debugs, revises and refines the computer program
as required, to produce the product required by written specifications.
Additionally, documents all procedures used throughout the
program to allow the program to be run as a part of the system
documentation to enable a subsequent programmer to make changes
as may be required.
Translates detail program flow charts into program coded
instruction or translates and concerts management and scientific
data into suitable form to be processed by the computer system.
Develops and reviews drawings, documentation and performs
other tasks necessary for proper computer system preparation
Prepares deck setup for job processing on computer systems
and operates electronic conversion and processing equipment
including peripheral devices. Performs operational diagnostics
and preventative maintenance checks of system hardware and
software. Maintains program library, operation scheduling,
and utilization records of equipment (system)) usage.
Performs other duties, at this job level, as assigned.
Plans format and page layout, determines type styles, does
copy marking and can produce justified copy using variable
spaced typewriter for manuals, and other printed documents.
Performs layout and special font types for direct OCR
input. Performs other duties, at this job level, as