Current Job Opportunity


August 21, 2015

Closing Date

September 4, 2015

Position Number


Position Title

Information Systems Consultant II

Job Location

Office of the State Courts Administrator, ISS - Application Development, Tallahassee, Florida

Salary Range

$5,628.83 - $11,257.66 (Monthly*)
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide technical support and analysis. The position is responsible for developing, designing, testing, implementing and maintaining computer applications/systems; providing data and reports; analyzing the technical feasibility of proposed system projects; resolving complex software problems; developing new productivity tools and methodologies; and providing production support. The position works under general supervision independently developing work methods and sequences.

Education and Training Guidelines

Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis and additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis.  

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, management information systems or a closely related field and five years of related experience.


Data Responsibility:
Conducts research to discover new methodologies or to find solutions for unresolved problems.

People Responsibility:
Instructs or trains others through explanation, demonstration, and supervised practice, or by making recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines.

Assets Responsibility:
Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for materials, supplies, or small amounts of money.

Mathematical Requirements:
Uses practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions, measurements, or logarithms; may use algebraic solutions of equations and equalities, deductive geometry, and/or descriptive statistics; will use logic and set theory to understand, develop and manage relational databases.

Communications Requirements:
Reads and interprets advanced professional materials; writes extremely complex reports and papers; speaks to high level professional groups.

Complexity of Work:
Performs work involving the application of broad principles of professional management and leadership to solve new problems for which conventional solutions do not exist; requires sustained, intense concentration for accurate results and continuous exposure to unusual pressure.

Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with moderately serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other units or citizens.

Equipment Usage:
Coordinates the handling of machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving extensive latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as complex software applications.

Safety of Others:
Requires some responsibility for safety and health of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety or health.

Special Comments

This position may be required to perform work outside of standard work hours.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of application design, development, testing, documentation, and implementation.

Knowledge of the concepts and theories of information systems.

Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of computer technology.

Knowledge of relational database design and database design tools.

Knowledge of information systems development and resources.

Knowledge of relational databases.

Knowledge of Oracle databases.

Knowledge of SQL Server databases, including SOL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS.)

Knowledge of electronic document management and electronic workflow.

Ability to learn custom software applications for the purposes of providing direct user support.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio) and Microsoft Project.

Knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) for reporting from relational databases and other data sources.

Knowledge of database tools such as SQL Navigator and TOAD for Oracle.

Knowledge of Microsoft .Net and llS.

Ability to use Microsoft Visual Studio and related development tools.

Ability to write HTML, Javascript, C#.Net, ASP.Net and XML.

Knowledge of Active Directory authentication, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and File Transfer Protocol (FTP.)

Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation, web services, client services, and SOAP.

Knowledge of or Ability to learn technologies and methodologies such as Liquid XML, Telerik DevCraft, and Razor.

Knowledge of or ability to learn Issue tracking systems such as Zen Desk.

Ability to document policies, procedures and standards related to technology and the courts.

Ability to analyze and organize.

Ability to analyze and interpret data.

Ability to perform analyses and consulting services and generate various statistical reports, project reports, and system reviews.

Ability to think logically and solve problems.

Ability to evaluate and resolve user problems.

Ability to provide assistance in the area of systems analysis.

Ability to communicate information verbally, pictorially and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

How to Apply

Submit/upload a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application to the People First Service Center online at

For additional information, please contact:  Personnel Services at 850-410-1278.

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.