Working Title: APPLICATION SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER III - 71000196
Position Number: 71000196
Posting Closing Date: 10/14/2020
ABOUT OUR AGENCY:
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) employs more than 1,900 members statewide - either at headquarters in Tallahassee or in one of seven regional operations centers (ROCs). Services are delivered by five key areas: Executive Direction and Business Support; Investigations and Forensic Science; Florida Capitol Police; Criminal Justice Information Services; and Criminal Justice Professionalism. Click here for additional information about FDLE.
To promote public safety and strengthen domestic security by providing services in partnership with local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies to prevent, investigate, and solve crimes while protecting Florida citizen's and visitors.
APPLICATION SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER III - 71000196
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is currently advertising to fill an Application Systems Programmer III position within the Information Technology Services division. Degrees must be from an accredited college or university as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
A bachelor s degree from a college or university and three years of experience in computer systems analysis and/or computer programming; or A bachelor s degree from a college or university with a major in one of the computer sciences or in management information systems and two years of experience as described above; or A master s degree from a college or university in one of the computer sciences or in management information systems and one year of experience as described above; or Four years of experience as described above and either (a) completion of a 720-classroom hour program of study from a vocational/technical school or community college in an area of data processing (excluding data entry), or (b) 60 semester or 90 quarter hours of college course work from an institution which includes four courses in computer science or management information systems. Experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education. Completion of a one-year program of study from a vocational/technical school in an area of data processing (excluding data entry) can substitute for one year of the required experience.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position performs data processing technical work which includes the following duties:
Planning, implementation, and performance monitoring of telecommunication systems. Network performance monitoring; Security system design, support, and performance monitoring; Planning, designing, and enhancing of statewide wide area, local area, or comparable distributed computer systems networks for use by end-users including the hard and software; Communications components of distributed systems; and Planning, design, support, and performance monitoring of network security systems.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Knowledge of Network Operating Systems; Knowledge of Network Protocols; Knowledge of Network Management Tools; Knowledge of Network Security Principles; and Knowledge of Network Design Principles.
You will be evaluated for this job based on your previous knowledge and experience. Additional reviews may be performed to screen for preferred qualifications, experience and education. Your qualifications will be based on knowledge, skills, and abilities and other elements relevant to this position supported by the information in your application. Qualifying questions will only be credited if verifiable by the information provided on your application including specifically required software/computer skills. You may be contacted to participate in a selection process which may consist of written exercises, work samples, skills tests, and interviews. You may be notified by email to participate in a selection process. Failure to reply within a designated timeframe may exclude you from further consideration.
FDLE requires an extensive background process of all recommended applicants . The elements of a background include: financial credit check, criminal history of applicant and applicant's immediate family or roommates, personal references, employment verifications, drug screen and fingerprinting. This information will be utilized to make the final hiring decision.
OUR SALARY & BENEFITS:
Starting salary will be the minimum of the class pay range, unless otherwise dictated by FDLE's pay policy. FDLE is a State of Florida Employer and offers a comprehensive benefits package, including: Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave; HMO and PPO health insurance options with premiums starting as low as $50 per month; $25,000 in automatic life insurance coverage; Multiple supplemental insurance options including: dental, vision, disability and more; Pension and investment retirement plan options; Tax deferred medical and child care reimbursement accounts; and State of Florida Tuition Waiver Program.
Preference will be given to current FDLE members who have satisfactorily completed their probationary period or served at least one year in their current position. Preference may be given to applicants in the State Personnel System who have satisfactorily completed their probationary period or served at least one year in their current position. Future vacancies may be filled from this position advertisement.
Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov . If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be cancelled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.
The State of Florida hires only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.