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Computer Programmer IV

Job Description

TITLE: Computer Programmer IV

JOB CODE: 9329



EEO6 CODE: 5 = Technical/Para Professional

GRADE: Pay Grade 10

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 35,040.00
midpoint 45,204.00
maximum 55,368.00

PURPOSE: To provide highly responsible professional skills for the design and preparation of program systems and the supervision of programming for electronic computers. Responsible for complete program planning from the initial development to the final stages of the operation, to include the analysis and evaluation of programs, and the supervision of programmers in the development and modification of program systems.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Specifies general programming design concepts for initial development of programming systems. Conducts research in automation techniques to improve computer system performance. Plans and coordinates programming projects within a particular project. Acts as senior programming system consultant in advanced computer system technology. Assists and advises subordinate personnel in the solution of highly technical and complex programming problems. Performs related duties as required. Recommends new or improved computer hardware capabilities. May act in a project management capacity.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Requires minimum supervision from Manager, Software Systems Programming, or Director or Assistant Director. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: When functioning in a project management capacity, supervises Computer Programmer Assistants and Computer Programmers I, II, and III.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Master's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Four years of experience in programming work for electronic computers. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Understanding of the functional design of electronic computing equipment. Extreme accuracy in all phases of programming is required. Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification, may render the position security sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.