Applications Development Specialist

General summary

A position at this level is accountable for the development, enhancement, and maintenance of application systems of moderate complexity and risk/impact for assigned organizational areas. May be accountable for multiple applications and applications development and supervise a medium or large support team. Manages vendor relations for less complex applications.

Specialized positions at this level perform highly complex assignments involving multiple small applications or a large application. Accountable for application security, validation, evaluation, and implementation. Works on and solves highly complex problems where analysis requires in-depth evaluation of various factors. Provides highly complex technical support in relevant field of discipline. This position may also be accountable for serving as project lead and/or providing technical direction to lower-level team members.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Skill in prioritizing, responding to changing priorities, and multi-tasking. Skill in collaborating with and providing guidance to staff. Ability to assess effect of actions taken in respect to overall applications.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 7-10 years of information technology experience with emphasis in applications development and support. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade