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MDOT - Programmer Analyst 6
Ref No.: 17-02674
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Plans, develops, tests, and documents computer programs, applying knowledge of programming techniques and computer systems

Years of Experience:
Advanced experience in the IT industry and as a programmer analyst.

Job Description:
Includes descriptions detailed earlier as well as programmer analyst experience in specialized IT technologies which may not be widely used or are new to the industry, including the ability to mentor other staff in the use of the specialty technologies and make recommendations on the use of the specialty technologies and integration within the organization's architecture.

•Plans, develops, tests, and documents computer programs, applying knowledge of programming techniques and computer systems. Evaluates user request for new or modified program, such as for financial or human resource management systems, clinical research trial results, statistical study of traffic patterns, or analyzing and developing specifications for bridge design, to determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current system, and computer capabilities. Consults with user to identify current operating procedures and clarify program objectives. Formulates plan outlining steps required to develop program, using methodologies such as structured analysis and design or object-oriented development.
•Work involves assisting in analyzing systems outlines to develop programs for computer applications, writing solution programs, documenting the methods and procedures used in program development, and testing and correcting programs. Works under moderate supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Develops block diagrams and machine logic flowcharts to represent operations and data flow for applications.
•Captures requirements using industry standard development frameworks and tools. Designs reports, forms and letters along with computer terminal screen displays to accomplish goals of user request. Reviews screens, reports, forms and letters designs with users. Converts project specifications, using industry standard tools, such as object-oriented tools and code generation, into sequence of detailed instructions and logical steps for coding into language processable by computer, applying knowledge of computer programming techniques and computer languages.
•Enters program codes into computer system. Enters commands into computer to run and test program. Reads computer printouts or observes display screen to detect syntax or logic errors during program test, or uses diagnostic software to detect errors. Replaces, deletes, or modifies codes to correct errors. Analyzes, reviews and alters program to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements. Writes documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and corrections. Writes manual for users to describe installation and operating procedures. Assists users to solve operating problems. Recreates steps taken by user to locate source of problem and rewrites program to correct errors. May use computer-aided software tools in each stage of system development. May train users to use program. May oversee installation of hardware and software. May provide technical assistance to program users. May install and test program at user site. May monitor performance of program after implementation. May specialize in developing programs for business or technical applications.

Position will:
o Elicit and document SMART functional requirements
o Develop and document technical system requirements
o Develop use case/user stories documentation
o Demonstrate skill of complex problem solving, negotiation, and deductive reasoning
o Develop functional designs
o Support system design and development
o Contribute to use case/user stories estimates
o Contribute to the mentoring of less experience Business Analysts on the team.
o Facilitate the communication of technical terminology at a level appropriate to the audience.
Required / Desired
of Experience
Experience using structured system development life cycle (SDLC) and/or CMMI methodologies.
Experience preparing use and test cases.
Experience developing IT project documentation including use cases/user stories, application requirements, functional designs, and system designs.
Experience using industry standard methodologies such as SDLC, PMM, and SEM.
Experience creating and documenting workflows.
Experience contributing to use case/user stories estimates.
Experience working with transportation related IT systems preferred, ideally in Michigan.
Question 1
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2
Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 3
In-person interviews for this position. Do you accept this requirement? They will take place the week of September 11.
Question 4
Max rate is:. Please confirm.
Question 5
The selected candidate will be responsible for any and all costs associated with parking for this position. These costs will not be reimbursed by CAI or State of Michigan. Candidate must also have valid drivers license, passport, or State ID for badging. Please confirm you have discussed this with your candidate and he/she accepts this requirement.
Question 6
Please include a paragraph re: candidate's availability, location, applicable skills, and other pertinent information in the Summary of Qualifications tab, when submitting. Thank you.