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  Information Technology > Applications Development > Professional
101903 - Applications Programmer/Analyst Lead - IT230 - Plans, conducts and coordinates the application of state-of-the art information processing techniques to existing and future needs. Performs complex systems analysis and programming tasks requiring advanced techniques on the forefront of technology. Acts as senior consultant for lower staff, providing technical advice and consultation on complex analysis and programming applications. Reviews and evaluates feasibility studies and prepares recommendations based on in-depth knowledge of problem and the capabilities of potential approaches. Provides analytical support in the conceptualization, development and implementation of multiple, interlinked systems and programs. Generally responsible for the achievement of operational status within time parameters and with acceptable cost and operating performance. Prepares complex cost analysis and justification for difficult systems and programming projects. Generally acts as technical project leader for lower staff. This is the highest level technical, non-supervisory individual contributor position in the programmer/analyst job family. Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience. 7 to 10 years of increasingly complex business programming experience in a business environment is required. Employees in this classification typically analyze, compare and evaluate various courses of action and have the authority to make independent decisions on matters of significance, free from immediate direction, within the scope of their responsibilities. Primary activities and decision making authority are predominantly performed independently affecting business operations to a substantial degree. Employees are not involved in the operation, repair, or maintenance of computer hardware, networks, or equipment. Under FLSA, this is the exempt job classification for this title. Incumbents in this position must meet the full criteria for exempt status: salary level, salary basis, and duties tests.