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Software Systems Specialist II

Job Description

TITLE: Software Systems Specialist II

JOB CODE: 9367



EEO6 CODE: 5 = Technical/Para Professional

GRADE: Pay Grade 11

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 38,892.00
midpoint 50,562.00
maximum 62,232.00

PURPOSE: To provide the technical skills required to generate, modify, and maintain computer system software. Responsible for systems studies of medium complexity and for assisting in planning, designing and developing components and modifications to system software.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Participates in the analysis of software systems problems of moderate complexity, and formulates and implements solutions to such problems. Performs programming, testing, and documentation. Recommends development of system routines needed for the efficient use of computer system resources. Designs the approved system routine and oversees their implementation. May specialize in a specific area of system software such as telecommunications or information systems with responsibility for implementation and maintenance. Performs other related duties as required. Participates in planning of enhancements and modifications to the software, and identifies impact of such changes. Trains Software Specialists I as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Work is performed under the minimum direction of a software systems specialist of higher grade or the Manager of Software Systems. Desired results are indicated in the broad terms of objectives. Work methods or approaches to work problems are determined almost entirely by the incumbent who is virtually self-supervising with respect to his/her level of assigned problems. Final results are appraised with respect to the attainment of program objectives. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Provides working supervision to computer programmers and/or software system specialists of lower grade, including job orientation or training as needed.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Two years of experience in software systems programming. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Exact accuracy is required. Working conditions are considered acceptable, but occasionally involve working non-standard hours. 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.