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Job Description:

  • 1) Plans, schedules, and directs preparation of programs to process data and solve problems by use of computers: Consults with managerial and systems analysis personnel to clarify program intent, identify problems, suggest changes, and determine extent of programming and coding required.

  • 2) Assigns, coordinates, and reviews work of programming personnel.

  • 3) Develops programs from workflow charts or diagrams, considering factors, such as computer storage capacity and speed, extent of peripheral equipment, and intended use of output data.

  • 4) Converts workflow charts to language processable by computer.

  • 5) Enters program codes into computer.

  • 6) Enters test data into computer.

  • 7) Analyzes test runs on computer to correct or direct correction of coded program and input data.

  • 8) Revises or directs revision of existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements.

  • 9) Compiles documentation of program development and subsequent revisions.

  • 10) Trains subordinates in programming and program coding.

  • 11) Prescribes standards for terms and symbols used to simplify interpretation of programs.

  • 12) Collaborates with computer manufacturers and other users to develop new programming methods.

  • 13) Prepares records and reports.




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Job Number: 1792