Under supervision of the Information Systems Manager. The Information Systems Analyst performs
system design functions, produces systems specifications and documentation; technical direction to
programming staff in defining, developing, and maintaining a variety of business and municipal
applications; identifies and develops solutions to problems with various operating systems, layered
products and applications software; and performs related work as required.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The following is a list of typical duties assigned to the Information Systems Analyst. The duties
included on this list are examples and are not intended to be all-inclusive or restrictive:
Performs system design functions, produces systems specifications and systems
Technical direction and training to programming staff in the area of program design, coding,
testing and documenting.
Designs and maintains application systems.
Identifies and formulates solutions to problems of operating systems, layered products and
Interfaces with user departments to determine data processing needs.
Conducts requirements surveys, develops time/ cost estimates and formulates schedules for
the development and installation of software.
Determines design criteria for software to meet user department needs.
Reviews program design specification and recommends alternatives.
May perform system and applications tuning.
Coordinates, assigns, and inspects the work of programmers.
Participates in the preparation of performance appraisals.
Maintains and installs user accounts and directories.
Analyzes, installs and recommends selection of operating systems utilities and layered
Works with vendors in the installation/ update of software.
May make recommendations for the selection/installation of hardware.QUALIFICATIONSEducation, Training, & Experience:
Graduation from High School or equivalent plus certification in
Data Processing (CDP); a bachelor’s degree in the field of computer sciences is desired. A minimum
of three (3) years progressively responsible programming experience consisting of systems design,
program design, coding, testing, implementing and documenting business application systems.
Experience must include the use of programming and command languages. Two (2) years of the
required experience must include design of applications. Additional qualifying experience may be
substituted for the required education.License
: Due to the performance of field duties, a valid California Class C Driver’s License or the
ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation to conduct the essential functions of the
The required Employment Application is located at www.cityofhawthorne.org. Please complete all the
required information. A resume may be attached but will not be considered in lieu of a completed
City Hall business hours are Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and closed every
other Friday. On the alternate Friday, City Hall hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
the Human Resources Department at (310) 349-2950
with any questions regarding this recruitment.Note:
The majority of communication regarding this recruitment will be via email. Please periodically
check your spam or junk mail folders.
All application materials received by the final filing deadline will be reviewed to determine the level
and scope of the applicant’s qualifications for the position. All information provided is subject to
verification. Incomplete applications may be rejected from this recruitment.EXAMINATION & SELECTION PROCESS
Those applicants meeting the qualifications for the position will be invited to participate in selection
testing which shall include an appraisal examination/oral interview. The examination process shall
assess the applicant’s knowledge, experience, education and training, and general ability to perform
the functions of the position at a successful level. An applicant requiring reasonable accommodation
during the testing and selection process must inform the City of Hawthorne Human Resources
Department at (310) 349-2950
at least seventy-two (72) hours in advance of the established testing
date.VETERANS’ PREFERENCE CREDIT
The City of Hawthorne provides Veterans’ Preference Credit to qualified candidates who are
successful in the examination process. To be eligible for this preference, a legible copy of DD214 is
required at the time of the application filing with the Human Resources Department.
Location: 4455 W. 126th Street,Hawthorne,CA 90250, Hawthorne, CA 90250
Job Type: Full-time