at Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology in Chicago, Illinois, United States
30% Under administrative direction, serves as an Information Systems Analyst for the Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT):
Coordinates and conducts complex application development using GenTax, Microsoft SQL, VB.Net programming language for the database design, program design, and the supplied Gen Tax tools for testing the new processes.
Provides application and user support.
Conducts and coordinates In-depth technical research and feasibility studies to determine the best application needs for users.
Confers with users to identify functional and security requirements and to determine application requirements.
Performs system analysis by charting process flow.
Performs specification writing, coding, testing, audit trails.
Develops control procedures, inputs/outputs, forms design, Interactive system procedures.
Prepares testing plans, test scripts, and test data for new or modified programs and SQL code.
Performs testing, ensuring logic paths are tested and other areas of the integrated tax system are not impacted.
Evaluates test results to verify conformance with program objectives.
Performs fine tuning of applications.
Prepares user and operational guidelines, operational manual, and application or system documentation.
Follows adopted system design methodology to ensure the integrity of the GenTax Integrated Tax System.
Meets the required standards of security, efficiency, and scope of the system.
20% Serves as liaison with user community for changes and enhancements to the Unemployment Insurance Tax in the Gen Tax Integrated Tax System:
Analyzes service requests, identifies system changes, and develops integrated work plans and cost benefits.
Makes complex systems modification design changes and prepares complex modifications.
Evaluates systems needs as part of long-range planning efforts and provides recommendations for system changes/enhancements to management.
Job Responsibilites Continued
20% Serves as project coordinator for full-range major/complex projects including large hardware/software deployments and installations:
Determines and coordinates project components such as project scheduling and assignments.
Assigns and reviews the work of project staff.
Provides expertise, guidance, and direction to staff.
Reviews results and incorporates Individual components of project into the final product.
Utilizes Adobe, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Outlook, MS Project, Word and Excel to complete project research and documentation.
10% Serves as the primary support for scheduled and remedial maintenance to the assigned applications:
Schedules processes, reviews history of processed jobs and responds appropriately to any abnormal completion status.
Provides status reports to management.
10% Keeps abreast of new developments in the Information Technology (IT) field:
Continues education by attending meetings, training sessions, seminars and conferences to increase familiarity with and maintain current on IT products, vendors, techniques and procedures.
Attends demonstrations and exhibitions related to assigned operations.
5% Analyzes and recommends new procedures and techniques to improve the supported application systems:
Monitors maintenance/enhancement activities by adhering to the adopted methodology standards to ensure integrity of each system/sub-system.
5% Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.