Job Details for Programmer Analyst
|Court Name/Organization:||District of South Dakota|
|Location:||Rapid City, Pierre, Sioux Falls, SD|
|Opening and Closing Dates:||09/01/2021 - Open Until Filled|
|Classification Level/Grade:||CL 28|
|Salary:||$61,988 - $100,739|
|Link to Court Careers Information:||https://www.sdd.uscourts.gov/employment|
|Link to Job Announcement|
- Design, develop, and maintain custom applications using primarily C#, .NET, SQL, and SharePoint.
- Install, configure, test, manage, and support national and local systems interfacing with or running in the Linux operating environment.
- Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of software design with time and cost constraints.
- Evaluate established court processes and make recommendations for automating processes.
- When necessary, provide support to end users on peripherals, networking, workstations, and applications escalating higher complex issues to subject matter experts.
- Evaluate, recommend, and assist in the implementation of short-term and long-term automation improvement plans.
- Provide technical expertise in the development and operational support of court systems and services.
- Write and maintain documentation for automation solutions and processes as well as locally developed software.
- When necessary, provide technical support for courtrooms, including wired and wireless microphones, video distribution systems, electronic evidence presentation equipment, and video conferencing equipment.
- Identify and diagnose common system issues; recommend to management best course of action for resolution, and implement as approved.
- Communicate effectively with other IT staff regarding collaborative tasks.
- Serve as technical trainer for all employees; train on new or changed features, applications, and processes.
- When necessary, provide support for mobile technology, including smart phones tablets, laptops, and virtual desktops.
- Occasional travel may be required to other divisional and satellite offices within the district.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Four years of experience in SQL, Informix, SharePoint, and application development;
- A thorough understanding of C#, .NET Framework, and SQL;
- Knowledge of applicable programming languages, databases, and application design;
- Knowledge of computer systems and networks;
- Skill in generating or adapting programs, equipment, and technology;
- Ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing;
- Ability to interact effectively and appropriately with others, provide a high level of customer service, and resolve IT issues in a timely manner that comply with local and national regulations, rules, and guidelines;
- Skill in writing program documentation.
Proof of experience must be clearly documented on form AO 78 Judicial Branch Federal Employment application.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or IT-related field;
- Knowledge of audio and video distribution systems;
- An understanding of Microsoft SharePoint Libraries, Lists, and Workflows;
- Experience with Microsoft Server and Desktop operating systems;
- Experience with SharePoint, Office 365, OneDrive, Power BI, Power Apps, SQL, and other Microsoft Online products;
- Experience supporting mobile devices;
- Experience with data and systems security;
- Experience supporting large, complex, or enterprise-wide solutions.
- Vacation time accrual up to 104 hours per year; accrual increases with tenure
- Sick time accrual up to 104 hours per year with no limit cap
- Eleven paid holidays per year
- Agency-subsidized federal employee health insurance plans
- Dental and vision plans
- Group life insurance plans
- Flexible spending account options
- Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) participation
- Optional Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) participation with agency match
- A discretionary sign-on bonus, up to 25% of annual salary, may be available.
How To Apply
To receive consideration, applicants must submit the following:
A cover letter explaining how you obtained and meet the experience requirements detailed under Job Requirements and Qualifications;
- A current resume to include at least three (3) professional references;
- A completed AO 78 Judicial Branch Federal Employment application, found on http://www.uscourts.gov under Court Forms.
Application packages should be emailed in PDF format with “Vacancy 04-21” in the subject line to Brooke Richards at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Incomplete application packages will not be considered.
The federal Judiciary is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.