San Diego Unified School District


Job Information


This opportunity is open to all interested candidates.

The Senior Systems Analyst/Programmer performs a variety of complex duties in the analysis, design, programming, testing, implementation and maintenance of the district's administrative and instructional support systems. He/She provides district departments and personnel with information technology and procedural solutions to support specific functionality requirements.

The Senior Systems Analyst/Programmer will work as a member of a team that has responsibility for planning, development, implementation and maintenance of the district's Student Information System (SIS), PowerSchool.

There is currently one, 12-month, full-time position available that will primarily support PowerSchool.

Examples of Duties

To view the detailed job description for Senior Systems Analyst/Programmer, . In addition to the principal job elements and representative duties in the Job Description this position includes but is not limited to the following duties:

  • Work with systems analysts to understand user requirements and to build and modify components of the application based on user requirements.
  • Ability to lead technical projects with excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical customers.
  • Expertise in writing complex queries using MS SQL Server, Oracle PL/SQL, and with other SQL databases.
  • Analyze, design, and develop web pages using Javascript/JQuery/AngularJS, HTML, and CSS.
  • Experience with designing, developing and maintaining integrations between internal and external systems.
  • Analyze, design, develop, and test impacted components during system upgrades/updates.
  • Experience with Student Information Systems (SIS), such as PowerSchool, is preferred.
  • Work with vendor support to troubleshoot system problems.
Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education, experience, and/or training equivalent to graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor's degree in information systems, computer science, or directly related field and four years of recent, progressively responsible experience in systems development and programming of major applications. Current experience with database and web development tools is required.

Supplemental Information

To be eligible for consideration, interested candidates must submit the following documents:
  • Online employment application:
  • Please complete the online application to include all current and previous work history and education.
  • Substitute Experience:
  • Please note that general or occasional Substitute Experience is not included when determining if a candidate has met the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Individuals working in related, specific, LONG-TERM substitute assignments of substantial hours per week must specify each separate long-term assignment in their work history in order for this experience to POSSIBLY count towards meeting the minimum qualifications.
  • This information must include an approximate start date, end date (where applicable), specific site, job title, hours per week, and job duties performed for each long-term assignment.
  • Answer all supplemental questions:
  • The supplemental questions should be answered thoroughly, clearly and concisely as the responses provided (along with the entire application package) will be carefully reviewed to determine which candidates will move forward in the recruitment process.
  • Attach proof of education, training, certification, or licenses:
  • Education, training, or certifications will only be considered if acceptable documentation is attached
  • Photocopy of Degree or
  • Photocopy of OFFICIAL transcript
  • Photocopy of Licenses and/or Certifications
  • Additional documents:
  • A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history, education sections, or the supplemental questions of the employment application.
  • Additional documents, if any, may/should be attached to the online employment application.
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San Diego Unified School District