Tampa Skyline
Tampa Skyline
Tampa Skyline

Senior Applications Programmer- Land Management

Recruitment #240226-000963-001


This is responsible applications programming and systems analysis work.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for performing a variety of technical computer programming and systems analysis tasks of more than average difficulty. Employees coordinate and monitor the work of technical project team members in the completion of specified assignments. Tasks include the design, development or modification, testing, and implementation of data processing systems, programs, and procedures. Tasks require that the employees consult with user personnel, functional data processing personnel, and other project team members to resolve technical questions. Although under general supervision, employees are expected to exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in selecting work methods and performing assigned tasks. An employee in this class may be subject to on-call status on a rotating basis to provide 24-hour/7-day service. Work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through discussions and reports submitted.

Examples of Duties

Develops and/or modifies applications/systems/processes from specifications;; assists in technical systems design from functional specifications; develops documentation or modifies existing documentation for applications/systems/processes according to standards.

Participates in training programs to develop new skills and maintain existing competencies; conducts training sessions; assists in the preparation and delivery of user training programs.

Analyzes problems and implements solutions; consults with functional team members, users, and technical project team members on technical questions; coordinates, schedules, assigns, and monitors the work of technical project team members.

Conducts cost/benefit analyses; conducts technical research and prepares and presents reports on findings.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Considerable knowledge of: Business analysis methodologies and project management, experience with Accela Civic Platform or other Land Management systems and ESRI mapping services is a plus; SQL and equivalent reporting tools such as SAP Business Objects, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Power BI, etc. 

Skills: Translating business requests into functional/technical requirements and ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues. Experience with Accela configuration and Java scripting is a plus.   

Ability to: Implement new software solutions including project management, gathering requirements, preparing and maintaining project artifacts, managing user testing and preparing for go-live; Present complex information and concepts to senior leadership, understand complex business logic and provide technical guidance to end users.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in computer programming or systems analysis.

An equivalent combination of education (not less than possession of a high school diploma/GED), training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job related competencies noted above.


Evaluation of education and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.


Employees may be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed. During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.


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