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City of Tampa is hiring a Senior Applications Programmer


An employee in this class is responsible for performing a variety of technical systems administration, systems analysis, and programming tasks of more than average difficulty. Employees coordinate and monitor the work of technical project team members in the completion of specified assignments. This position requires that the employees consult and collaborate with end user personnel, functional information technology (IT) personnel, and project team members to resolve technical issues and to implement and administer commercial off the shelf software (COTS). This employee is accountable for technical and functional oversight of solutions. Employees are expected to exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in selecting work methods and performing assigned tasks. An employee in this class may be subject to on-call status on a rotating basis to provide 24-hour/7 day support. Work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through discussions and reports submitted.


Gathers and analyzes user/system/business requirements to prepare detailed request for change and project documents.

·         Maintains and enhances configuration of COTS software.

·         Prepares test plans for all phases of testing including unit, performance and user acceptance testing.

·         Conducts necessary analysis to resolve production problems.

·         Mentors team members to facilitate production support.

·         Develop, implement, and maintain audit, security and regulatory compliance application or program requirements.

·         Designs and develops data conversion processes using industry standard methodologies to extract, transform, and load data from source to target databases for use in reporting or conversions; prepares test data and verifies system test results; analyzes and resolves system problems; consults with users, project team members (both technical and functional) on questions or problems.

·         Develops and maintains reports created against departmental databases using a variety of methods.

·         Analyzes problems and implements solutions; consults with functional team members, users, and technical project team members on technical questions; coordinates, schedules, assigns, and monitors the work of technical project team members.

·         Conducts cost/benefit analyses; conducts technical research and prepares and presents reports on findings; analyzes network equipment and software and makes recommendations; evaluates, acquires, and coordinates computer hardware upgrades/installations.

·         Creates and maintains detailed documentation of systems for production support.

·         Learns new skills and adopts new methodologies as required.

·         Performs related work as required.


Knowledge of:

·  Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP including any of the following:

·  Accounts Payable

·  Accounts Receivable

·  Assets

·  Budgeting

·  General Ledger

·   Inventory / Supply Chain

·  Procurement

·  Projects & Grants

·  Oracle Integration Cloud (PaaS, DBCS, IaaS) processes and configurations

·  OpenGov Budgeting and Performance Metrics modules

·  Accounting, Budgeting and Procurement concepts, processes, functional configurations and technical components

·  Experience supporting business critical applications in a production environment

Skills in:

  • MS SQL Server and Oracle PL/SQL
  • Oracle database concepts
  • ETL tools (PowerCenter) and concepts
  • Reporting tools (OTBI, SplashBI, Crystal)
  • Working with software hosting (cloud) providers


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in computer programming, systems analysis and/or database administration; or Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate’s degree in computer science or a related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in computer programming, systems analysis and/or database administration.