Job Detail

Organization: Orlando Utilities Commission
Title: Sr. Programmer Analyst
Location: Orlando, FL

Posted: 2020-05-26
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Responsible for development and support of all aspects of Utilities Geographical Information Systems (GIS) tools, desktop and web applications. Develop and support of GIS webservices to be consumed by other enterprise applications (Outage Management System, CAD Computer Aided Dispatch, CityWorks etc.). Develop and support public outage map and solar map. Administer all GIS spatial databases, windows servers and web applications. Manage Meridian Document Management system, Manage Citrix for streaming GIS Apps, Manage GIS License Server. Develop and support Radio asset management application.

The Sr. Programmer Analyst serves as a resource for applications requiring structured system methodologies and information technology. Provide first line resolution/analysis assistance as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for responsibilities of system health, maintenance, and continuous improvements of corporate applications. Responsible for developing programmatic solution, testing solution for accuracy with defined test plan, coordinate the implementation and completion of recommended specification for all new systems, system changes, and problem correction. Work with internal IT and vendor representatives to deliver completely implemented solutions to end-user community by leveraging best practices of the core applications.

Primary Functions:

•Provide Database/Desktop/Web GIS Technical support on a daily basis;

•Code using C#, VB.Net, Silverlight, Python, JavaScript, ArcObjects, etc.;

•Manage public outage map and solar map windows servers;

•Manage GIS Electric, Water, Fiber and Landbase databases in Oracle;

•Create and manage GIS Web/App windows servers for GIS webservices;

•Manage GIS data replication to field laptops;

•GIS systems Architecture;

•Administer GIS License windows server for ArcGIS, ArcFM, Autodesk, Synergee, GPS Pathfinder, Innovyze;

•Administer the following: Citrix XenApp windows servers for GIS, CityWorks asset management windows, Meridian document management windows server for power plant, Radio Asset management windows server, and Resources on demand windows server including IIS;

•Overall manages 14 Windows servers and 3 GIS spatial databases;

•Investigate and analyze how the system processed transactions to determine system functionality is configured correctly and providing accurate results;
•Provide application analysis for Information Technology and client base, and serve as a contact for IT business application analysts requiring in-depth understanding/results;
•Evaluate business impact of errors and provide recommendation for solution through collaboration with analysts and business experts;
•Evaluate existing and new system functionality; determine any requirements not met by the specific system and develop action plans to correct deficiencies. This includes system nonfunctional requirements for data management;
•Define and document system scope, current logical view, general technical requirements and proposed logical view using structured design and analysis techniques;
•Provide comprehensive data queries and results, to analyze the system output and functional execution of key transactions;
•Monitor and track system updates/access to ensure successful auditing;
•Ensure appropriate monitoring, logging, and audit is in place to trace events, review results and make recommendations;
•Review application interfaces to determine if functionality is configured correctly and providing accurate results;
•Work on complex business scenarios to ensure system processes transactions accurately;
•Guide and participate with the Business Application Analysts in understanding business needs and assist translation for detailed technical and program specifications;
•Prepare necessary end-user reports, extracts, and queries; Develop and maintain documentation regarding system functionality, performance benchmarks, and system integration;
•Document all issues and their resolution;
•Develops, researches and evaluates feasibility of alternatives to meet project/solution objectives and recommends optimal alternative;
•Design and execute test plans for unit and integration tests;
•Participate on technology services and vendor application upgrades, patching, testing, as well as production implementations;
•Work on small, medium, and large scale projects as needed by OUC;
•Follow triage, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), change management, and other IT processes in place to promote new/revised objects to all environments;
•Develops documentation for new system functions and/or updates to existing system documentation;
•Collaborate with technical teams to identify solutions and lead design sessions with functional users, business analysts, and developers to define and document technical interface requirements;
•Analyze, diagnose and troubleshoot system issues to identify root-cause and implement solutions to minimize or prevent occurrences;
•Contact software vendors to report, track, and resolve problems with their software products;
•Research, evaluates and corrects system malfunctions. Works with Business Analysts to resolve application issues in a timely manner;
•Plan, document and test disaster recovery procedures;
•Handle scheduled on-call rotation responsibilities;
•Effectively communicate technical information with non-IT personnel;

•Perform other duties as assigned.


· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology/Management Information Systems, Web System Administration, Cyber Security, Business or related field of study from an accredited college or university with a minimum of seven (7) years of related experience, to include three (3) as a GIS Analyst/Developer or similar role.

· Master’s Degree preferred

· Utilities, coding, relational databases, windows/UNIX, ESRI GIS, ArcFM, Client-server, Web

· Special training upon hire:

o ArcGIS Database Administration including ArcFM,

o ArcGIS Server Administration including ArcFM,

o Windows Server Administration including IIS,

o Citrix XenApp Administration

o ArcObjects Programming including ArcFM,

o Client-Desktop GIS development using either .Net or Java,

o GIS Web Application Development using .Net, Silverlight and JavaScript

•Working knowledge of all, but not limited to the following:

•Location analytics, Maps, spatial concepts, utilities knowledge-Electric, water and fiber;

•Software Applications (i.e. DotNet Framework, C#, VB.Net, Silverlight, JavaScript, Server, Python, MS SQL Server, Oracle, UNIX, ArcGIS Image Server, ArcGIS Server Extensions, REST-JSON-WSDL Web services Windows Server Administration, IIS Administration);

•Developing structured test scenarios, test cases, and perform accurate testing with documented results;
•Developing complex structured queries for accurate results;
•Best practices for presenting system output to end-users;
•Preparing system technical documentation;
•Data analysis;
•Administration and troubleshooting of operating systems (OS) to include Windows Servers, Linux, and HP-Unix;
•System performance metrics and benchmarking techniques;
•Researching and introducing new versions of Operating Systems, Databases, and applications (i.e. Java);
•Network architectures, relational databases (Oracle and SQL Server) and client/server environment;
•Web Services;
•Release management and code deployments;
•Quality assurance methodologies;
•Data warehouse and data-mart techniques desired.

•Familiarity with all, but not limited to the following:

•Reporting and Analysis;

•GPS Equipment;

•Specific IT skill set pertaining to Electric, water and Fiber Utilities;

•System performance metrics and benchmarking techniques;
•Software Version Control (SVN);
•Equipment (i.e. Virtual servers, SAN storage);
•Network routing, firewalls, and load balancers;
•Related industry, organizational and departmental regulatory guidelines, best practices, and procedures.

•Ability to:

•Research and introduce new versions of operating systems, databases, and application software;
•Take on new system assignments;
•Learn, obtain structured and ad hoc training on vendor products/releases;
•Integrate/share/publish timely data to third party systems needing access to application data (real-time, or batch);
•Adapt to changing technology by acquiring new skills (i.e. by attending continuing educational courses/trainings);
•Create logical and physical data models and design user interfaces;
•Lead technical design through application system testing;
•Write optimized, well-structured SQL statements;
•Develop complex structured queries for accurate results;
•Develop structured test scenarios, test cases, and perform accurate testing with documented results;
•Use productivity tools for analysis, data behavior, and data mining;
•Work independently on tasks and projects of varying complexity;
•Provide training and guidance on technologies to others;
•Take the lead on technical projects;
•Use Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and standard office equipment (telephone, computer, copier, etc.);
•Manage time effectively and meet deadlines;

•Make presentation to both technical and non-technical audiences.

To discuss your qualifications please email Jodi Parsell - [email protected]

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