City of Detroit

Systems Analyst II (Information Technology Specialist II) - AMENDMENT

2 weeks ago(1/9/2018 11:02 AM)
Department of Innovation and Technology
Department of Innovation and Technology
Various Locations within the Department of Innovation and Technology
$73,200 - $97,031
TC09 (Promotional Potential up to Grade TC11)


Posting will close on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 5pm.


The Department of Innovation and Technology is seeking to fill multiple Systems Analyst II (Information Technology Specialist II) positions. The Systems Analyst II (Information Technology Specialist II) is an intermediate level professional that receives close direction from higher level Systems Analysts (Information Technology Specialists) and supervision from a Supervisor or Manager. The Systems Analyst II (Information Technology Specialist II) performs work that involves applying analytical processes to the planning, design, and implementation of new and improved information systems to meet the business requirements of the City of Detroit. Systems Analysts (Information Technology Specialists) also perform work involving the generation and/or application of theories, principles, practical concepts, processes, and methods related to computer science technology specific to computer programming languages, computer hardware and software integration, and computer systems design requirements, standards, codes, techniques, and practices.


The Systems Analyst II (Information Technology Specialist II) performs system analysis functions including but not limited to:

  • Expands or modifies systems to serve new purposes or improve work flow;
  • Assists in the development of specifications, diagrams, and flowcharts for Network/Enterprise Engineers (Information Technology Specialists) to follow;
  • Tests, maintains, and monitors computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems;
  • Develops, documents, and revises system design procedures, test procedures, and quality standards;
  • Provides users with assistance solving computer related problems, such as malfunctions and program problems;
  • Prepares concise, informational systems documentation to provide historical and operating data on an automated systems;
  • Reads manuals, periodicals, and technical reports to learn how to develop programs that meet user requirements;
  • Coordinates and links computer systems to increase compatibility so information can be shared within City departments; and
  • Develops moderately complex spreadsheet, word processing, or desktop publishing applications.

View Job Specification.



Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major course of work in computer science, information systems, programming, systems analysis, or other related field of study.



Two (2) years of professional experience in systems analysis, programming, or information security management is required.


License / Certificates

Some positions may require certification in specific hardware, software, or other technology related matters.



Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis.


Applicants may be required to take written tests or perform work simulations to illustrate proficiency in skill sets specific to a particular technology application.


Applicants may be subject to background, criminal, and credit checks.


Valid government issued identification will be required at time of hire.


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