Programmer Analyst I or II

Public Service Company of New Mexico
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  Job Title   PROGRAMMER ANALYST I or II (Series posting) Job ID   6086054
  Location
  PNM Resources, Albuquerque, NM    
  Full/Part Time Full-Time
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  POSTING DEADLINE
   
Applications must be submitted by July 19, 2018.
  DEPARTMENT
   
Department:  BTS
  PREFERENCES
   
Seeking motivated individual with a demonstrated aptitude for technology and a willingness and ability to learn new tools.
  • Ability to think creatively, understand business requirements, and translate them into technical requirements.
  • Knowledge or experience supporting customer service organizations will be a plus.
  • Database and SQL experience (preferably Oracle and SQL server)
  • Experience with XML, HTML and programming  languages/scripting languages such as Java and Java scripting.
  • Ability to analyze the impact of enhancements and production problems effectively.
  • Working knowledge of different OS ( Linux Open Source & Windows)
  • Ability to work within a cross-functional team.
  JOB DESCRIPTION
   
PROGRAMMER ANALYST I
SUMMARY:

Under direct supervision, analyzes requirements and develops computer programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develops and maintains plans outlining steps and timetables for developing programs.

Analyzes, defines, and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls, and outputs.

Writes and maintains system documentation, data processing run books, and user manuals.

Analyzes and estimates feasibility, costs, time, and compatibility with hardware and other programs.

Creates test transactions and runs tests to find errors and confirm programs meet specifications.

Researches and evaluates software and hardware to assist in programming or to use as program platforms.

Consults with client to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs.

Writes, debugs, compiles, tests, and installs program modifications and new programs or modules.

Converts designs and specifications into computer code.

Codes job control instructions.

Analyzes code to find causes of errors and revises programs.

Provides production problem resolution and on call support.

COMPETENCIES:                  

Basic knowledge of data processing principles and concepts.

Basic knowledge of project management in the areas of estimating, training, and documentation.

Ability to assist in evaluating software packages and the efficiency and effectiveness of small systems.

Ability to assist with assessing project benefits and priorities.

QUALIFICATIONS               

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

Bachelor's from four-year college or university with emphasis in computers or related area, and one to three years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:                  
Ability to read and interpret technical documents such operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 

Ability to write data processing run and user manuals. 

Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

COMPUTER SKILLS:                  

Basic knowledge of applications analysis principles and program design. 

Basic knowledge of and ability to write in program code.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:                  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit up to 2/3 of the time. Manual dexterity and good vision required.  Ability to talk and listen.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:                  

Office environment.
Bachelors Degree
  JOB DESCRIPTION
   
PROGRAMMER ANALYST II

Personnel in this job title may be covered by NERC CIP cyber security standards.  If the position is covered, prior to being hired, promoted, or transferred into the position, the candidate must successfully pass a Personnel Risk Assessment, which includes identity verification and a criminal background check.  Prior to being granted unescorted access to cyber secure areas, the candidate must attend cyber security training.  Annual cyber security training is also required.

SUMMARY: 

Under general supervision, analyzes requirements and develops computer programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develops and maintains project plans outlining plan design, schedule and cost estimate, programming and testing timetables, status reports, and application software package evaluations

Coordinates programming activities of Programmer Analyst team members

Performs enhancement and development analysis, program and system design, testing, and installation

Consults with client to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs

Writes, debugs, compiles, tests and installs program modifications and new programs or modules

Recommends hardware and software platforms, DBMS, and language

Evaluates application program and system design for compliance with standards and functional requirements

Designs and implements system security

Writes and maintains system documentation, functional specifications, data processing run books, and user manuals

Evaluates proposed software changes

Provides production problem resolution and on call support

Codes job control instructions

Performs client surveying and interviewing

Defines and documents client¿s problems and areas for improvement, alternative (EDP and non-EDP) solutions, and the most cost beneficial recommendations

Assists client with long range planning

Provides hardware and software platform support for non-mainframe hardware including installation and use of system and application software, database management, monitoring, and maintaining the system for availability of resources

Assists with client training, testing, and system implementation
            
Assists with the department¿s long-range planning

COMPETENCIES:                  

Ability to provide analysis in project, program, and database design for business

Knowledge of project management areas such as estimating, tracking, training, documenting, and scheduling

Basic knowledge of CASE tools, information engineering techniques, and the system development life-cycle process

Ability to evaluate software packages and the efficiency and effectiveness of large in-house or package systems independently

Ability to analyze the impact of enhancements and production problems effectively

Ability to assist with assessing project benefits and priorities

QUALIFICATIONS                  

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university with emphasis in computers or related area, with five to seven years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:                  
Ability to read and interpret technical documents such operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Ability to clearly and concisely write technical, conceptual and administrative project information

Ability to speak effectively before clients, personnel and management, and vendors

COMPUTER SKILLS:                  

Knowledge of at least one of PNMs hardware/software platforms

The ability to develop and implement systems, to code and test new applications, and to meet current and projected client needs.

In-depth knowledge of one high level programming language, the applicable job control and utilities

In-depth understanding of database system software and database management

Basic knowledge of various languages, DBMS, and hardware platforms to be able to recommend which is best for an application

Basic knowledge of networks, local area networks, and various types of workstations

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:                  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit up to 2/3 of the time. Manual dexterity and good vision required.  Ability to talk and listen.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:                  

Office environment.

DEGREES:
Bachelors Degree
  SALARY RANGE
   
PROGRAMMER ANALYST I
Minimum  Midpoint  Maximum
$43,322 - $57,402 - $71,482
  SALARY RANGE
   
PROGRAMMER ANALYST II
Minimum  Midpoint  Maximum
$56,302 - $74,600 - $92,898

To apply:

http://www.pnmresources.com/careers.aspx

  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
   
PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.  Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.