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Tampa Skyline
Tampa Skyline

Applications Systems Analyst - Land Management

Recruitment #240228-000972-001


This is highly responsible data systems analysis work.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for performing a variety of assignments pertinent to analysis of data systems and manual systems for data processing application. Tasks are of more than average difficulty and include developing functional specifications, analyzing operational procedures and production systems, and preparing test data. Although under general supervision, these employees might engage in independent research and prepare and present reports of findings. The exercise of reasonable initiative and independent judgment is required in completing assigned tasks and meeting time constraints. Considerable tact and courtesy are required of these employees when serving as user liaison for development and maintenance projects. An employee in this class may be subject to on-call status on a rotating basis to provide 24 hours/7-day service. Work is performed on project teams and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through documentation prepared and participation in project team meetings.

Examples of Duties

Gathers information and documents current procedures; analyzes and evaluates operational procedures and production systems; develops system documentation and user procedures; modifies existing system documentation or user procedures; develops functional specifications or modifies those existing in order to increase utility; formulates logical statements of business problems and devises procedures for solutions, usually through computer systems.

Identifies and corrects systems problems; obtains software patches; applies patches and upgrades; analyzes and resolves production system problems; redesigns production systems and/or runs as needed.

Provides technical support to the user/customer during the software installation process/operations; confers with users about hardware and software questions.

Assists users in walk-through of system software or hardware on personal computers and attachments; arranges for/or provides training to users.

Evaluates, acquires, and coordinates installation of third party software products; serves as user liaison for development and maintenance projects.

Develops and/or modifies application programs from program specifications; develops and/or modifies production runs according to instructions.

Participates in training to increase and enhance competencies; conducts training sessions.

Converts data from various sources for entry into databases; writes programs using various computer languages to manipulate data and produce reports; reformats existing data to maintain its integrity; develops user instructions; and establishes and maintains related procedures and symbol set libraries; designs project maps and databases; analyzes reports; and produces final prints using various types of printers and plotters; provides imaging support for users.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

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

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

Ability to: Conduct independent research and prepare reports; analyze information and document procedures and processes; prepare detailed procedures manuals; express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field and one (1) year of experience in business systems (analyzing data and manual systems for data processing application).

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.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid driver’s license may be required.


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.