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Information Systems Analyst
Post Date: 11/18/2019
Close Date: 12/09/2019
Information Technology Department
Bismarck, ND

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$50,000 - $69,999

Bismarck, ND

Job Description:
Job ID: 3014616
Closing Date: 12/09/2019
Location: Bismarck, ND
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hiring Range: $4,806 - $6,409
(Salary will be commensurate with education and experience; complete compensation package includes employer paid family health care, generous pension plan, paid vacation and sick leave.)

Do you have a strong passion to change the world? If so, this may be your opportunity. The State of North Dakota’s purpose is to Empower People, Improve Lives, and Inspire Success. North Dakota’s Information Technology organization asks itself “How might we deliver world class technology and service?” North Dakota Information Technology (NDIT) is seeking a candidate that has the same passion to Empower People, Improve Lives, Inspire Success, and deliver world class technology through Information Systems Analyst for NDIT and other state agencies. The successful candidate will be a leader who enjoys working with people in a collaborative environment, who can learn quickly in a rapidly changing technology landscape, and who embodies the core values that we follow as public servants for the State of ND: Gratitude, Humility, Curiosity, and Courage.

Summary of Work

The Information Technology Division provides specialized technology and support services. These functions include design, development, implementation, and maintenance of computer systems, network administration, computer hardware and software support, help desk, forms management and technology training. The successful candidate must be able to make sound decisions with minimal guidance, stay current with trends and changes in the area of technical expertise and related areas. Must also possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate individuals and create a strong team environment. The successful candidate is responsible for analyzing business needs, implementing software solutions and support of existing applications in state Fleet of the ND Department of Transportation. This position requires project management skills, analysis, script, batch processing, and report writing (no in-depth programming). This individual must have excellent communication skills to ensure users’ needs are met and to conduct training.

Must have the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing in normal and stressful conditions; communicate clearly to avoid confusion and misunderstanding with other employees, customer, or the general public; remain calm and composed when dealing with distraught or angry employees or members of the public; ability to read, interpret, and explain applicable standards, technical literature, regulations, plans, and specifications; ability to accurately and clearly complete required paperwork; prepare written or oral reports frequently in tight time frames.

Duties and Tasks

•Analyze business problems, develop technology solutions to these problems and manage the project through its lifecycle.
•Provide system support and maintenance on various computer platforms for NDDOT users.
•Research, evaluate and analyze existing division/district operations, both automated and manual, for efficiencies and recommend information technology applications.
•Identify, research, develop, coordinate and provide training needs.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires one of the following:

1.Five years of in-depth experience in information technology programming;
2.An Associate degree in Computer Science/Information Systems and three years of work experience in information technology programming;
3.A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Information Systems and two years of work experience in information technology programming.

Requires demonstrated knowledge of client server environments, programming languages (examples: C#, .Net, ASP.NET, JavaScript, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), applications (examples: MS Office Suite, Visual Studios) and database management systems (examples: ORACLE and SQL Server). Position requires a demonstrated knowledge of business analysis, system development and project management techniques.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to those with demonstrated skills in SQL, .NET Development (specifically ASP.NET, C#), Crystal Reports, working with time sensitive batch processing, and experience with application lifecycle management.

Contact Information:
Application Procedures

Applicants are screened based on qualifications, successful completion of the interview process and a background and criminal investigation. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The Information Technology Department does not provide Sponsorships.

Application package must be received by 11:59 PM on the closing date listed on the opening.

Documents to be submitted:

•Cover Letter

Anyone needing assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process please contact Darla, Information Technology Department: E-mail: itdjobs@nd.gov phone: (701) 328-1004, fax: (701) 328-3000 or TTY: 1-800-366-6888 or local at (701) 328-3190.
•Learn more about ITD at: https://www.nd.gov/itd/
•Learn more about Employment Benefits at: https://www.nd.gov/omb/public/careers/team-nd-benefits
•Visit North Dakota State government: https://www.nd.gov/

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.


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