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Software Analyst I/II

City of Modesto

Modesto,  California
GIS Analyst

The Software Analyst I/II is responsible to perform a variety of professional application support, business process analysis, and maintenance duties including specialties such as Software, GIS, Web, and Database Support; to perform application support and maintenance, business/workflow analysis, application integration, report development, testing processes, and project management; and to maintain existing third-party applications and/or develop new service delivery programs and solutions. 

The current vacancy is in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Team.  Software Analysts are allocated to multiple divisions to multiple divisions within the Information Technology Department.  The list established with this recruitment will be utilized to fill the existing vacancy and any additional Software Analyst I/II vacancies that occur throughout the life of the list. 
 
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Software Analyst I - This is the entry level class in the professional Software Analyst series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related professional work experience. The Software Analyst I is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level. Incumbents work under general supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to direction as procedures and processes of assigned areas of responsibility are learned.

Software Analyst II – This is the journey level class in the professional Software Analyst series and is distinguished from the I level by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new, unusual, or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Software Analyst I 

Experience

None is required. One year of experience performing technical level application support and/or development is desirable.

Training: 

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business information systems, computer science, geographic information systems, or a related field. 

License or Certificate

Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.

Additional Requirements: 

Incumbents must be able to pass a P.O.S.T. level background investigation prior to appointment for clearance to work on Police Department Information Systems.  

Software Analyst II 

Experience

Two years of responsible experience equivalent to Software Analyst I with the City of Modesto. Depending on assignment, focused experience in general software analysis, GIS analysis, or Web analysis may be required.

Training

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business information systems, computer science, geographic information systems, or a related field.

License or Certificate

Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.

Additional Requirements

Incumbents must be able to pass a P.O.S.T. level background investigation prior to appointment for clearance to work on Police Department Information Systems. 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants will be assessed on the application submitted.  Due to the volume of applications received, resumes will not be screened for the purposes of determining who is most qualified to compete in the testing process.  It is the applicant's responsibility to fill out the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application with complete information and adequate detail.  Do not substitute any part of the application form with the words "see resume".  The following information is provided for you to use as a reference and as a planning tool.  Human Resources is unable to schedule make-up examinations. 

Tentative Testing Schedule 

Online Written Exam
September 14 2020 - September 25, 2020

Human Resources reserves the right to revise the selection process to best meet the needs of the City. 

Apply online at www.modestogov.com.  City application required, including Supplemental Questionnaire.  The City of Modesto is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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