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Appl Syst Analyst/Prog Senior

Date Posted:  Sep 24, 2022
Requisition ID:  382422

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.


About the Indiana Department of Transportation:

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state’s quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you. 


Salary: The salary for this position starts at $54,782.00 per year.


Location: This position is located in INDOT's Central Office, Indianapolis.

About the Job:

The Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer - Senior works in an agency information technology division under general direction performing application systems analysis and programming duties.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Confer with department management to assist in planning, organizing, and controlling activities of assigned area;
  • Confer with the user community to conduct, through research, fact-finding, and analysis to formulate and define system requirements, scope, and objectives, establish priorities, and monitor the progress of complex information systems;
  • Devise or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results to obtain maximum computer utilization;
  • Prepare detailed project feasibility studies, formulates complete system scope, project cost, time estimates, and human resource and IT infrastructure requirements for new and existing application software systems;
  • Assist, direct, train and coordinates the work of less experienced application software developers and/or application systems analyst staff and assist with the development of difficult and complex programs;
  • May function as Team and/or Project lead responsible for completion of project phase;
  • Provide complete documentation for new or modified information systems and/or application software programs including operational procedures and manuals;
  • Prepare detailed specifications from which application software will be written;
  • Prepare and conduct system test planning;
  • Design, code, and debug new application software programs and/or make enhancements to existing application software programs of all levels;
  • Test and debug new and existing application software;
  • Execute tasks conforming to shop techniques, standards, policies, and procedures;
  • May use case tools and/or application development software tools;
  • Monitor application software systems to ensure proper execution and performance;

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirement to be considered for employment:

  • Extensive knowledge of information systems design principles and new systems design techniques;
  • Extensive knowledge of policies, standards, procedures, and techniques used for application development;
  • Extensive knowledge of application development software tools and application development software languages;
  • Extensive knowledge of information technology equipment, operation, and capabilities;
  • Extensive knowledge of the most recent advancement of information technology equipment, operation, capabilities;
  • Extensive knowledge of both system and business applications and competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities;
  • Ability to perform problem solving and analytical analysis;
  • Ability to read and understand complicated technical manuals;
  • Ability to manage multiple application development software projects and priorities;
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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