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Intermediate Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer

Date Posted:  Jun 22, 2022
Requisition ID:  369461

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 Workforce Development (DWD):

Our mission is to develop a premier workforce that will allow Indiana employers to flourish and entice businesses from outside our state to relocate to Indiana. Everyone at DWD will be required to think outside-the-box; to determine metrics that will allow for measurement and improvement and efficiencies to be made along the way. Cutting edge technologies will be utilized to help assess Indiana’s employment future. If managed properly, Indiana’s workforce will be second to none and completely prepared for the next phase of the state and country’s economic growth.



Salary for this role may be commensurate with education and/or experience.


Role Overview:

Incumbent works within the performance team as an Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer using tools to analyze and identify key trends in Indiana’s labor market and program performance which lead to proactive solutions. Specifically, the incumbent will function as the lead data validation specialist and as a backup for federal performance reporting. 


The incumbent responds individually or as part of a team to fulfill ad hoc data requests from customers inside and outside of the ep, organizing these tasks based on priority and urgency. Work involves coordinating and leveraging resources from other teams and departments of DWD, as well as outside partners, and providing database and programming support as necessary to other teams when requested. The incumbent works with executive and program-level staff, providing data structuring, strategic research, and data analysis that can drive policy and decision-making.  


About the Job:

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

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Conduct thorough research, fact-finding, and analysis of user needs and problems required to develop and maintain information systems of moderate complexity;
  • Confer with the user community to define information systems requirements and system processing needs;
  • Prepare project feasibility studies;
  • Prepare user requirements, functional design, physical design, and other relevant system design components;
  • Formulate system scope, project cost, time estimates, and human resource and equipment requirements for implementation of new application software or enhancements to existing application software systems;
  • Prepare detailed specifications from which application software will be written;
  • Prepare and conducts system test planning;
  • Designs, codes, and debugs new application software programs and/or makes enhancements to existing application software programs of all levels;
  • Test and debugs 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;
  • Provide complete documentation for new or modified information systems and/or application software programs;
  • Mentor and provides guidance and training to new and lower-level staff;
  • Monitor completed 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:

  • Working knowledge of new systems design techniques, information technology equipment, operation and capabilities;
  • Advanced knowledge of information systems design principles;
  • Advanced knowledge of application development software languages;
  • Advanced knowledge of policies, standards, procedures, and techniques used for application development;
  • Advanced knowledge of application development software tools;
  • Advanced knowledge of information technology equipment, operation, and capabilities;
  • Advanced knowledge of both system and business applications and competent to work on most phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities of those systems;
  • Ability to perform problem solving and analytical analysis;
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

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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