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Data Analyst Programmer

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
USD 259-Wichita Public Schools
Physical Address
903 S Edgemoor
Wichita, KS 67218
Job Description

Position Type: Technology/Programmer

Date Posted: 3/27/2019

Location: Alvin E. Morris Admin Center (AMAC)

Job Title: Data Analyst Programmer

Position Function: The Data Analyst Programmer is under the direct supervision of the Executive Director of Assessments and Research. Works collaboratively with end users and other departments as needed to troubleshoot and solve issues, design and develop new functionality, and to analyze and improve existing processes. Responsible for developing procedures for solving a variety of business problems. Provides support of new and existing applications, reports, and processes thru systems analysis, modifications, testing, creating specifications and documentation.

Essential Performance Responsibilities: Pursues a continuous course of study to maintain knowledge of application development tools and relational database structures
Documents client requirements and issues
Works closely with customers and in-house departments to troubleshoot issues
Designs, develops, and maintains business applications
Designs, develops, and maintains batch processing, reports and interfaces between systems
Performs testing to ensure customer receives a quality product that exceeds their expectations
Provides ad hoc reporting
Assists in development of programming and documentation standards and procedures
Assists in project planning and management
Supports multiple software applications
Assists in training others
Assists in the installation and troubleshooting of application upgrades relevant to academic/instructional applications.

Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Equipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine. Must always comply with USD 259’s guidelines for equipment use.

Travel: Limited travel between schools and central offices may be required.

Physical and Mental Demands: Occasional Lifting 20 to 30 lbs
Ability to view computer monitor for extended periods
Repetitive use of computer keyboard for long periods of time
Attendance at required meetings and in-services
Daily schedules may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services
Possible overtime

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong teamwork skills as well as an extensive knowledge of computer hardware, software, and applications development tools and techniques
Ability to multi-task and prioritize daily work
Skilled with web services to interface data between systems
Ability to exhibit a professional manner in dealing with customers, staff, and other district personnel
Ability to organize and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Ability to perform a variety of tasks, change assignments on short notice, and work in a calm and efficient manner
Ability to work independently, organized, and prioritizes work
Ability to communicate effectively with a supervisor when their discretion is needed
Ability to provide exceptional customer service
Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality
Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance
Knowledge of company’s mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them

Interrelations: Contact with personnel throughout all levels within the district
Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks
Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy
Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues
Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer service

Employee Punctuality and Appearance In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave
Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee’s supervisor or building administrator
All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position

Qualification Profile: Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems or Computer Information Systems required
Highly skilled in using SQL to query and update databases, especially Oracle databases
Experience with SQR (or other batch reporting tool) for reporting and data manipulation preferred

FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Position Specifics: The role of this position is to support programming needed related to Student Information System, Data Warehouse, and Curricular-based student applications, including internally developed application.

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