POSTED: 09/01/17


Perform software development, assists in feasibility studies, cost/benefit analysis, and end user training in response to user requests. Perform as team lead for projects involving multiple developers; Manage deadlines; Provide status reports; Facilitate testing and project quality control. Define, analyze, design, develop, test, and implement software applications with accuracy and timeliness; follow development standards, create application support documentation along with end user documentation; build and maintain county office business process documentation; provide end user training as needed. Ensure base level software applications are maintained as highest priority; Assist in testing upgrades to existing applications; Assist the team in solving software failures. Analyze user department needs and assist in eliminating redundancy and improving efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Review literature and other resources in order to keep informed of new software/hardware products and technological advances that may have a positive/negative effect on base level support and/or development. Work extra hours when needed. Respond to on-call request as required.


Full Time, Exempt, Benefitted

Working hours: 

Primarily Monday Friday, 8:00 am 5:00 pm


Columbia, Missouri


Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of three years (five years for senior position) experience in computer systems analysis and programming; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. The selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check, which includes fingerprint scans for NCIC background reporting. Must meet minimum qualifications set forth by the FBI and MSHP CJIS Security Policy.

Preferred Skills: 

Software development and project management. Strong business process analysis skills and comprehension. Platforms include MS Windows Server and IBM Power System i (AS/400). Experience or training in COBOL, SQL, DB2, MSSQL, jQuery, JavaScript, HTML and CSS are all a plus. Applied knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices is preferred.

Starting Salary Range: 

$53,040 $55,931

Deadline for Application: 

Applications will be accepted until the posting is removed.

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Benefit-eligible employees receive paid vacation, 13 paid holidays, enrollment in the County Employees Retirement Fund, and two matching deferred compensation plans. Other benefits include 100% County paid or low-cost employee health insurance premium options, 100% County paid employee dental premiums, subsidized dependent premiums, and County paid long-term disability and life insurance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer