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CL - Systems Software Programmer - Consultant
Ref No.: 17-00826
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Client: Department of Social Services
Location: Columbia,SC
Duration; 12 Months


Job Description:
General: Responsible for the analysis, development, modification, installation, testing and maintenance of operating systems software. Possesses a strong understanding of systems programming, graphical user interfaces and control languages. Evaluates vendor supplied software packages and makes recommendations to IT management. Modifies and/or debugs vendor-supplied utilities and packages. Modifies, installs and prepares technical documentation for system software applications. Diagnoses, isolates and de-bugs software problems and performs problem resolution. Monitors systems capacity and performance, plans and executes disaster recovery procedures and provides Tier 2 technical support. May require a bachelor's or master's degree in a related area and 7+ years of experience in the field or in a related area.

SCOPE OF THE PROJECT: THE CFS PROJECT TEAM S RESPONSIBLE FOR DEVELOPING, THE CFS PROJECT IS PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS) AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DEVELOPING, IMPLEMENTING, MAINTAINING, AND OBTAINING FEDERAL CERTIFICATION OF A FEDERALLY-MANDATED CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM (CSES) THAT WILL PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE SUPPORT TO THE OPERATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT (CSE) PROGRAM AS WELL AS FOR COMPLETING THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FAMILY COURT CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (FCCMS) FOR THE 46 CLERKS OF COURT.

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

This is a reposting of an existing position to perform in the role of SQL Developer that is responsible for developing applications and integrations using the Microsoft SQL Server platform. This will include reports, vendor exports, data warehousing tasks and other data related tasks. 
The candidate will take initiative in performance, working independently and with groups to effectively accomplish project objectives and engage in the following:
• Identifying, extracting and transforming required data based on business requirements and following data governance standards
• Manually migrating required data from the legacy system data by analyzing and mapping existing data to a new solution
• Working closely with legacy data teams and the SI/vendor teams to ensure the right data is migrated
• Performing detailed data analysis and data profiling supporting the development and implementation of data cleanse/create processes and other strategies that optimize data quality
• Understanding performance, quality, and schedule considerations
• Interpreting complex data and communicate it in an effective manner, leveraging advanced reporting techniques
• Recognizing data patterns, quantify potential issues, and identify solutions
• Standardizing, harmonizing, cleaning, preparing, and using data for datasets development, reporting, and analysis
• Providing support to the project team in terms of technical specification and build of Interface and Conversion objects
• Developing and maintaining enterprise data authoritative ownership and stewardship metadata
• Communicating and supporting the implementation of corporate policies, standards, and procedures that provide effective architecture, governance, and management of the organization's information/data assets
• Developing and maintaining effective and efficient information architecture and data ownership awareness and training programs
• Monitoring regulatory and compliance guidelines (such as data retention and audit requirements) to determine impact on enterprise information architecture

REQUIRED SKILLS:
(SEE BEELINE DESCRIPTION)
• 7 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INCLUDING COMPUTING, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, PRINTING, DATA STORAGE, DATA TRANSMISSION ETC.
• 5 YEARS OF LARGE SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE.
• LARGE SCALE PRODUCTION SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION EXPERIENCE.
• KNOWLEDGE OF GENERALLY ACCEPTED SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE, PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES.
• PROVEN ABILITIES TO PLAN, ORGANIZE, INSTRUCT, AND REVIEW THE WORK OF THE DEVELOPMENT TEAM.
• ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE (ORALLY AND WRITTEN) EFFECTIVELY WITH TECHNICAL, NON-TECHNICAL STAFF, CUSTOMERS/STAKEHOLDERS (STATE AND FEDERAL) AND EXECUTIVES.
• ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY WITH THE DSS AND OTHER STATE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STAFF.
• PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO EXPERIENCE RELATED TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM DESIGN AND DEVELOPED AND/OR KNOWLEDGE OF THE CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM'S MISSION AND OBJECTIVES.
ENVIRONMENTS AND TOOLS:
• MS SERVER 2008 ENTERPRISE SERVER, MS SQL 2008 R2 ENTERPRISE SERVER AND MS SQL 2008 ENTERPRISE SERVER REPORTING SERVICES
• TFS (TEAM FOUNDATION SERVER)
• MICROSOFT VISUAL STUDIO 2010
• C#, .ASP.NET, .NET
• SSRS


Skills:
lls:
Category Name Required Importance Level Last Used Experience  
Database Platforms MS SQL Server 2008 Yes 1 Lead Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years    
Database Platforms MS SQL Server 2008 enterprise server Yes 1 Lead Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years    
Database Platforms MS SQL Server 2008 R2 Yes 1 Lead Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years    
Database Platforms SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Yes 1 Lead Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years    
Database Platforms Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2013 Yes 1 Lead Within 6 Months 2 - 4 Years    
Miscellaneous Ability to deal effectively with the needs of technical peers, technical and user management, users, vendors, and staff members, and to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken and written form Yes 1 Lead Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years    
Packaged Applications Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Yes 1 Lead Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years    
Program Management Large scale production system implementation experience Yes 1 Lead Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years    
Programming Languages .Net Yes 1 Lead Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years    
Programming Languages ASP.NET Yes 1 Lead Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years    
Programming Languages C# Yes 1 Lead Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years