COMPUTER ANALYST/PROGRAMMER ASSOC – US Post Office – EAGAN MN

United States Postal Service
External Publication for Job Posting 73650200
If this job requires qualification on an examination, the number of applicants who will be invited to take or retake the
examination may be limited.
Branch
Information Technology
Job Posting Period
10/23/2013 – 11/06/2013
Job Title
COMPUTER ANLYST/PRGMR ASSOC
Facility Location
EAGAN ITASC 1
2825 LONE OAK PKWY
EAGAN, MN 55121-9000
Position Information
TITLE: COMPUTER ANLYST/PRGMR ASSOC
GRADE: – IT/ASC Level – 19
FLSA DESIGNATION: Non-Exempt
OCCUPATION CODE: 0334-0140
NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: Saturday/Sunday
HOURS: 08:00 A.M. to 04:30 P.M.
SALARY RANGE: $59,428 Per Annum
FINANCE NUMBER: 266368
BENEFIT INFORMATION: The salary will be $59,428 per annum. We offer excellent benefits including health and life
insurance, retirement plan, savings/investment plan with employer contribution, flexible spending, flextime scheduling of core
work hours, annual and sick leave.
Functional Purpose
Work alone or as part of a team on small, moderately complex projects, assisting higher level analysts/programmers in the
analysis, evaluation, development and maintenance of computer programs, systems, and procedures used to process data.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Participate in the project planning process that determines programming and hardware needs. Assist in preparing
programming specifications and in developing coding logic.
2. Prepare charts, diagrams, and other program and system documentation as needed.
3. Code, test, and debug detailed programming instructions, based on programming specifications normally prepared by
higher level analysts/programmers, and using computer languages identified and available in the Infrastructure Tool Kit
(ITK).
4. Maintain current knowledge of and follow all security procedures. Identify, respond to, and report actual or potential
security risks.5. Assists in the installation of updates and revisions to computer programs and procedures.
6. Prepares and provides final documentation on revisions and updates for the computer operations function.
7. Provides technical support to end users on the revisions or updates.
8. Performs other job-related tasks as assigned or required to support the duties outlined above.
SUPERVISION
Manager or supervisor of unit to which assigned.
The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:
Requirements
1. Knowledge of application development, such as WEB, batch, and object-oriented. 2. Knowledge of industry-standard
software development life cycle processes. 3. Ability to use relational database technology. 4. Experience writing, editing
and updating programs in support of software applications, using one or more programming languages such as JAVA, SQL,
COBOL and/or Visual Basic. 5. Experience testing, debugging and repairing programs sufficient to meet software
specifications. 6. Ability to solve problems using analytical skills. 7. Ability to work without immediate supervision. 8. Ability
to work with others in a team environment. 9. Ability to read and understand job-related materials such as instructions,
specifications, references and manuals. 10. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: 11. Ability to program in at least one of the following:
� Java and J2EE components (Such as Struts, JDBC and JSP) using IBM RAD/WebSphere tools.
� Oracle eBusiness Suite (Such as: Oracle Financials and PL/SQL).
� Oracle Application Server custom programming (Such as: Forms, Reports and PL/SQL)
� SAP Programming (Such as: ABAP, WebDynPro, or BSP)
� Mainframe Programming (such as: COBOL, CICS)
� Remedy ARS development in V7x.
� Knowledge of Mainframe, Window, UNIX, Middleware and Database environments.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position.
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service’s requirement
to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Central Time, of the posting’s closing date. Applicants claiming veterans’
preference must attach a copy of member copy 4 (only) of Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form
214) or other proof of eligibility if claiming 10-point veterans’ preference. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an
equal opportunity employer. The USPS provides reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interview,
and/or selection process, please make your request to the examiner, selecting official or local manager of Human
Resources. This request can also be made by someone on your behalf. Explain the nature of your limitations and the
accommodation needed. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
SPECIAL NOTE: Current career Postal Service employees are ineligible to apply to this posting.

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