Under direct supervision, performs routine tasks in systems
programming. Receives training in computer hardware configuration and
associated operating systems software.
1. Receives training in techniques of systems programming including
installing, modifying, and documenting operating systems such as
utility programs, job control language, macros and subroutines.
2. Writes simple programs in a systems programming language.
3. Assists with maintaining program libraries and technical manuals.
4. Assists in the evaluation of performance, and determination of
effectiveness of operating environment such as performance data
collection, hardware and software testing, investigating hardware
and software compatibility.
5. Develops simple job routines and procedures to support operation
and integration of computer equipment such as: mainframes,
minicomputers, work stations, peripheral equipment, and associated
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: Associate of Arts degree in Information Systems or
EXPERIENCE: One and one half years applicable programming experience.
Working knowledge of applicable systems programming language(s) and
operating systems principles. Skill in operating applicable computer
input devices. Ability to analyze and design program logic; to
communicate effectively; to analyze and to resolve operating systems
and operational problems and to determine the impact of the proposed
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Must have taken 12 credits in programming and/or received a
certificate or diploma from a computer training program.