Southern Region

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Programmer Analyst II,Virginia Beach Public Library
Virginia Beach, VI

Position description/Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Technology Services Manager, the Programmer Analyst II will be the primary application administrator for the VBPL Integrated Library System (ILS) which is used to manage all library circulation, cataloging, ordering of materials, customer records and data analysis related activities; provide support for system downtime issues (after hours, weekends, and holidays may be required); assist staff with critical issues; perform maintenance and upgrades and keep up-date on latest enhancements to software; systems modifications and interfaces to include analysis, design, development/coding, testing, implementation, and documentation; troubleshoot staff and customer problems, issues and concerns; and administer daily tasks in support of the system. Individual will assist vendors and City IT staff with troubleshooting determining appropriate corrective action; conduct staff training; develop briefings for staff on specialized technology initiatives; participate on various standing and project teams; serve as SirsiDynix Operational Team Lead; cultivate relationships within the national ILS community and other organizations to stay current with technology initiatives and trends. Individual will also assist with the administration and maintenance of other library systems including PC activity management, Automated Materials Handling System, the VBPL/TCC Joint-Use Library interface.

Required qualifications: The position requires any combination of education (above the high school level) and/or experience equivalent to five (5) years in fields utilizing the required knowledge, skills and abilities, and associated with such positions as Lead Programmer or Programmer Analyst; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities Desired qualifications: Preferences for this position include: Application administration of SirsiDynix Symphony, eLibrary, eResource, and Enterprise applications or other integrated library systems; IT development (including web development) principles and practices; API/web services, Perl, Java Script, JSON, JQuery scripting or similar tools; SIP2, FTP, SFTP, HTTP, SMTP, TCP communication protocols.

Working environment/Description of institution: "The largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the 39th largest city in the U.S., Virginia Beach is recognized worldwide as one of the best places to live, work and do business.”  Virginia Beach, located on the Atlantic Ocean in southeast Virginia, is seeking a Programmer Analyst II for the Virginia Beach Public Libraries (VBPL).  Virginia Beach Public Library has approximately 300 staff and is comprised of 10 branches plus an Administrative Office

Salary and benefits: The City provides competitive fringe benefits, including paid leave, health and life insurance and a range of supplemental/optional benefits and services.
Salary: $45,535.68  -  $68,303.52

Deadline for applying: Midnight May 7, 2015 Application instructions: Apply on-line (by Thursday, May 7, 2015); log on to . EOE.

Contact: Susan L. Morris(757-385-0174)  For further information:

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