PROGRAMMER ANALYST 1431 (APPLICATION PERIOD BEGINS APRIL 5, 2019)

  • Los Angeles World Airports
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 07, 2019
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services
  • Salary: $65,124.00 - $144,552.00 Annually

Job Description



DUTIES

ANNUAL SALARY   
 
$65,124 to $95,212; $69,467 to $101,560; $75,815 to $110,851; $81,995 to $119,913; and $88,364 to $129,184
The salary in the Department of Water and Power is $85,440 to $106,133; $91,370 to $113,524; $99,952 to $124,194; $108,262 to $134,488; and $116,343 to $144,552.

NOTES :
Candidates from the eligible list are normally appointed to vacancies in the lower pay grade positions. Annual salary is at the start of the pay range. The current salary range is subject to change. Please confirm the starting salary with the hiring department before accepting a job offer. For information regarding reciprocity between the City of Los Angeles departments and LADWP, go to: http://per.lacity.org/Reciprocity_CityDepts_and_DWP.pdf
A Programmer Analyst does technically difficult programming and application or software support; analyzes existing systems and procedures; determines the feasibility of data processing applications; designs and participates in the implementation of systems of computer programs; and may act as a lead analyst or project leader in supervising technical employees who are performing such work.


Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Additional Information


WHERE TO APPLY & APPLICATION DEADLINE

Applications will only be accepted on-line on the dates listed in the "Application Deadline" section of this bulletin. When you are viewing the on-line job bulletin of your choice, simply scroll to the top of the page and select the "Apply" icon. On-line job bulletins are also available at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacity.
 
NOTE :
 
Applicants are urged to apply early to ensure you have time to resolve any technical issues you may encounter.
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE
 
Applications will only be accepted on-line on the dates listed below:
 
From 8:00 a.m. Friday, January 11, 2019 to 11:59 p.m., Thursday, January 24, 2019
From 8:00 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2019 to 11:59 p.m., Thursday, April 18, 2019
From 8:00 a.m. Friday, July 5, 2019 to 11:59 p.m., Thursday, July 18, 2019
From 8:00 a.m. Friday, October 4, 2019 to 11:59 p.m., Thursday, October 17, 2019
 
The examination may close without prior notice at any time after a sufficient number of applications have been received. Filing periods may change without prior notice or additional dates may be added, as needed, at a later date. For administrative purposes, filing will close periodically and reopen on the dates noted in the "Application Deadline" section of this bulletin.
 
In accordance with Civil Service Rule 4.2, all applicants who apply may not be tested in this examination. To meet anticipated hiring needs, only a limited number of qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the weighted multiple-choice test in the following order: 1) Los Angeles City promotional applicants who meet the minimum requirements. You must have received a regular appointment to a City position or be on a reserve list to apply for this examination as a promotional candidate; 2) Applicants currently employed by the City of Los Angeles on a part-time or exempt basis who meet the minimum requirements; 3) Remaining applicants who meet the minimum requirements in sufficient numbers to meet hiring needs based on a random sampling of those qualified candidates.

SELECTION PROCESS

Examination Weight: 
Multiple-Choice Test  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  100%

 
The examination will consist entirely of a weighted multiple-choice test administered and proctored online. In the online multiple-choice test the following competencies may be evaluated:  Analytical Ability, Attention to Detail, Customer Service, Teamwork, Follow Written Directions, and Job Knowledge including knowledge of: database and programming languages such as C#, C++, HTML5, Java, Javascript, VB, Coldfusion, PHP, .NET, Pearl, mobile programming languages, SQL queries, stored procedures, triggers, views, and big data tools; the systems development life cycle (SDLC) and the required documentation; technical design and documentation such as data modeling, database, flowcharts and diagrams; database platforms and structures such as Oracle, SQL, DB2, big data infrastructures, relational, hierarchical, and object-oriented; and other necessary skills, knowledge and abilities.
 
The multiple-choice test will be proctored and administered on-line during a single session. Candidates invited to participate in the on-line multiple-choice test will be able to take the test from a remote location using a computer with a webcam and a reliable internet connection. Candidates will receive an e-mail from the City of Los Angeles outlining the dates and specific steps on how to take the multiple-choice test on-line. It is anticipated that the next remote proctored multiple-choice test will be administered between TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2019 and TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2019. Candidates who do not complete and submit the multiple-choice test on-line using a computer by the specified date and time will not be considered further in this examination. Additional test dates may be added as needed.
 
Additional job analysis information can be obtained by going to http://per.lacity.org/index.cfm?content=jobanalyses and clicking on Competencies under Programmer Analyst. Additional on-line testing information can be obtained by going to http://per.lacity.org/index.cfm?content=employmenttestingprocess. Candidates who do not have the required equipment may have the option to take the multiple-choice test onsite at a City facility.

NOTES : This examination is based on a validation study. As a covered entity under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. To request a disability accommodation, please complete the Disability Accommodation Form within 14 calendar days of the submittal of the City application. The Disability Accommodation Form can be obtained at http://per.lacity.org/exams/verify_disability.pdf. Applications are accepted subject to review to ensure that minimum qualifications are met. Candidates may be disqualified at any time if it is determined that they do not possess the minimum qualifications stated on this bulletin. A final average score of 70% or higher is required to be placed on the eligible list. In conjunction with Civil Service Rules, applicants who have received a regular appointment to a City position or are on a reserve list will be considered Promotional candidates while all other applicants will be considered Open candidates. The promotional list will ordinarily be used ahead of the open competitive list. However, if open competitive candidates receive a higher score, without military credits, than the highest available promotional candidate, after adding 0.25 of a point seniority credit for each year of continuous classified City service, the Civil Service Commission, upon request of the appointing authority, may approve certification of such open competitive candidates ahead of the promotional candidates. You may take the Programmer Analyst multiple-choice test only once every 365 days. Your name may be removed from the open competitive list after six (6) months. Your rank on the employment list may change as scores of candidates from other administrations of the examination are merged onto one list. In accordance with Civil Service Rule, Sec. 4.24, review periods may be combined. Candidates in the examination process may file protests as provided in Sec. 4.20, 4.22 and 4.23 as applicable and within the required time frame; however, the Personnel Department may respond to and resolve protests prior to the establishment of the eligible list Notice :

 
If you receive and accept an offer of employment to a regular position with the City of Los Angeles, your employee benefit coverage (including health and dental coverage as well as life insurance) will commence approximately six weeks after your original regular appointment. Not all positions in the City receive benefit coverage; you should inquire regarding the availability of employee benefits prior to accepting a position .
 

THIS EXAMINATION IS TO BE GIVEN BOTH ON AN
INTERDEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL AND AN OPEN COMPETITIVE BASIS

 
The City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, creed, color, ancestry, medical condition (cancer), or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

There are many things to consider in a new employer. Visit the following webpage to view benefits the City of Los Angeles offers its employees:

http://per.lacity.org/bens/index.html

01

To be PROPERLY AND PROMPTLY notified of the status of my application, I UNDERSTAND that I MUST provide on my City application, the following information: -Working E-mail address -Telephone Number -Official social security number I UNDERSTAND that I MUST provide a working email address on my application where I will receive notifications regarding the status of my application and the selection process. I UNDERSTAND that important information regarding the status of my application and the selection process will only be sent via E-MAIL to the email address I provided. I UNDERSTAND that it is MY RESPONSIBILITY to ensure that the email address I provided is a working email and that I will check my email regularly to ensure I receive any communication as it relates to the examination promptly. I UNDERSTAND that the City of Los Angeles Personnel Department is NOT RESPONSIBLE for any lost or redirected emails and that it is MY RESPONSIBILITY to add info@governmentjobs.com to my email contact list to avoid email notifications related to this examination from being classified as "spam" or "junk" mail.
  • I have read these statements to their fullest and will provide a working e-mail address on my application in order to receive status of my application regarding this examination.


02

I UNDERSTAND that I am required to describe, IN DETAIL, my appropriate qualifying experience in the Work Experience Section of my application. I UNDERSTAND that, if qualifying with my City experience, that I MUST indicate my appropriate job classification in my work history and NOT ANY WORKING TITLE that I believe is designated to me. I UNDERSTAND that if I attach a resume and/or cover letter IN LIEU of completing the Work Experience Section, my application is INCOMPLETE and WILL NOT be considered for this examination, and my application WILL NOT be further processed. In addition to including my qualifying experience, I UNDERSTAND that I should list ALL jobs, STARTING WITH THE JOBS THAT WILL QUALIFY ME FOR THIS EXAMINATION regardless of duration, including part-time jobs, military service and any periods of unemployment during my entire work history.
  • I have read these statements to their entirety and understand them completely and to their fullest.


03

I am currently:
  • A City of Los Angeles employee having received a regular appointment.
  • An exempt City of Los Angeles employee, but have civil service status.
  • An exempt City of Los Angeles employee without receiving civil service status.
  • A City of Los Angeles employee in a temporary training position.
  • A City of Los Angeles employee on a part-time basis.
  • On a regular reserve list for the City of Los Angeles.
  • Not employed with the City of Los Angeles.


04

Please note that all information pertaining to your application will be communicated via e-mail. In addition, if your application is approved, you will receive your test schedule/notice via e-mail. We recommended that you consistently check your e-mail for any correspondences sent to the e-mail associated with your account. We also recommend that you review the test dates on the job bulletin so that you are aware of important dates specific to the examination process.
  • I have read these statements to their entirety and understand them completely and to their fullest.


05

I have completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited four year college or university. Note: Qualifying education must be from a college or university accredited by a City of Los Angeles recognized agency. A list of approved accrediting agencies can be found HERE or you can copy the link below: http://per.lacity.org/accredited%20Institutions%2008-21-08.pdf
  • This statement does not apply to me.
  • Yes, I have earned a bachelor's degree.


06

I have not obtained a bachelor's degree, but I have completed the following number of units total from an accredited college or university: Note: You MUST provide detailed examples of this coursework in the Education Section of the application. FAILURE to provide detailed examples will result in your DISQUALIFICATION from this examination.
  • This statement does not apply to me.
  • At least 30 semester or 45 quarter units.
  • At least 60 semester or 90 quarter units.
  • At least 90 semester or 135 quarter units.
  • 120 semester units or more or 180 quarter units or more.


07

I have completed at least 24 semester or 36 quarter units in one or more of the following areas: Note: Course titles must include these subjects. Substitutions will not be allowed.
  • This statement does not apply to me.
  • Information Systems
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science


08

I understand that if qualifying under Requirement #1, I MUST list the appropriate qualifying courses in the text box provided below. The information you should provide includes: Course Name, Date of Completion, Number of Units, Indication of Semester or Quarter Units, and the Name of the School Attended. (Type N/A if this information does not apply to you). Ex. INFOSYS 101, DECEMBER 2016, 4 SEMESTER UNITS, TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE I understand that if I do not list the appropriate qualifying courses my application will be considered incomplete and will not be processed further for this examination.

09

I have full-time paid experience in the analysis, design, development, testing, and implementation of software applications. Note: You MUST provide detailed examples of this experience in the Work Experience Section of the application. Failure to provide detailed examples may result in your disqualification from this examination.
  • This statement does not apply to me.
  • Between 1 and 11 months
  • Between 12 and 17 months
  • Between 18 and 23 months
  • Between 24 and 29 months
  • Between 30 and 35 months
  • Between 36 and 41 months
  • Between 42 and 47 months
  • Between 48 and 53 months
  • Between 54 and 59 months
  • Between 60 and 65 months
  • Between 66 and 71 months
  • 72 months or more


10

I have full-time paid experience as an Applications Programmer with the City of Los Angeles. Note: You MUST provide detailed examples of this experience in the Work Experience Section of the application. FAILURE to provide detailed examples will result in your DISQUALIFICATION from this examination.
  • This statement does not apply to me.
  • Between 1 and 11 months
  • Between 12 and 17 months
  • Between 18 and 23 months
  • 24 months or more


11

SELECTIVE CERTIFICATION In accordance with Charter Section 1010(b) and Civil Service Rules 5.31, selective certification will be used for some positions that require special skills and/or training in the following area. Only candidates possessing the following as of the close of of filing may be considered for appointment to fill such positions. Also, candidates must pass a proficiency examination in the language for which they are being certified prior to being hired in such positions. Please indicate which selective certifications you qualify for: Note: You must submit a Certificate of Completion for all options checked. If you do not submit a Certificate at the time of filing then you will not be considered for selective certification.
  • 1. Certification as a Microsoft Certified Applications Developer Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer or Microsoft Certified Programmer.
  • 2. Certification as an Oracle Application Developer
  • 3. Certification as a SAP Solution Consultant or SAP Development Consultant
  • 4. COBOL/CIS and COBOL using z/OS.DB2: IBM Professional, DB2 (for z/OS); Database Administrator; COBOL Application Programming; IBM Application Developer; CICS Transaction Server for z/OS, IBM System Programmer; CISC Transaction Server V5.2 for z/OS; IBM Certified Application Developer; or DB2 11 for z/OS
  • 5. Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 8 Programmer; JAVA SE; JAVA EE; or Java EE Training & Certification
  • 6. Power Builder
  • 7. C/CC++
  • 8. Microsoft MCSD App Builder; or Microsoft Visual Studio
  • 9. Adobe ColdFusion 9
  • 10. HTML 5
  • 11. Oracle Advanced PS/SQL; Developer Certified Professional; SQL and PL/SQL Certification Path
  • 12. AJAX
  • 13. Oracle People Tools; Application Developer; Certified Expert Certification; PeopleSoft Tools and Technology
  • 14. SAP Certified Application Associate; Financial Accounting with SAP ERP 6.0 EHP5
  • 15. IBM Deployment Professional FileNet; IBM Certified Specialist; IBM Enterprise Content Management; Filenet Content, Documentum; Laserfiche
  • 16. Crystal Reports (SAP); Oracle Business Intelligence; IBM Certified Solution Expert; Cognos BI; or Oracle BI Enterprise Edition (BI EE)
  • 17. jQuery
  • 18. COBRA
  • 19. Associate Android Developer; iOS Developer; or iOS Application Development
  • 20. Oracle SOA Suite Certified; Implementation Specialist, Oracle AIA; or PIP
  • 21. HP Technical Certified I – Exstream Software – Design and Production
  • 22. Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite Certified Implementation Specialist; or Oracle BI Publisher
  • 23. Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server


12

SELECTIVE CERTIFICATION I UNDERSTAND that if I am trying to qualify for selective certification, that I MUST submit my Certificate(s) of Completion at the time of filing. I UNDERSTAND that I MUST attach my certificate to my online application BEFORE I submit my application. I UNDERSTAND that if I attach my certificate AFTER I submit my online application, it will not be available to the City and I WILL NOT be credited with having submitted the certificate.
  • Yes, I have read these statements to their entirety, and I UNDERSTAND them completely and to their fullest.


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