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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Job Details for 2416 - EO Business Application Developer

Job Description

DEFINITION:
Under direction; performs work of considerable difficulty in analyzing and resolving complex problems related to applications software and operating systems; performs related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
An employee in this class spends a substantial amount of time interfacing with user departments in an effort to create/redefine workflow systems. This position is distinguished by the advanced technical nature, involving analysis and design of workflow systems and project management. Direction is received from the Assistant Court Administrator-IS.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES TO BE PERFORMED WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS:
Plans, organizes, and coordinates the analysis, design and modification of existing and/or new application systems; oversees projects from concept to completion; consults with and advises users concerning data processing needs; performs feasibility studies which encompass technical research, analysis, findings and written proposals; completes a GANT chart for timelines and resources that will show coding milestones and expected target dates to completion; establishes a test and batch out procedure to ensure that new applications do not affect current production applications; enhances current applications in response to user needs and department objectives; writes programs to generate ad hoc reports; reviews existing applications for improvement and migration to a common platform; documents all current and future application procedures; supervises consultant’s work for the timely delivery of new or enhanced applications; acts as a liaison to other county departments and agencies; delegates, prioritizes work of staff, and monitors assignments in the absence of the Assistant Court Administrator – IS.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Considerable knowledge of data processing principles, practices, methods and techniques as related to the application and operation of a computer center complex; considerable knowledge of work flow systems and practical application of management analysis procedures; considerable knowledge of problem-solving techniques.

Considerable skill in translating technical computer functions into non-technical terms; considerable skill in planning, scheduling, coordinating and refining work flow systems; considerable skill in preparing technical reports; considerable skill in dealing effectively with others; some skill in overseeing the work of contractors.

SUGGESTED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems and three years experience in computer programming and project management; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.