MISSION: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will improve outcomes for all public-school students in the state by providing leadership, guidance, and support to school systems.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Systems Analyst is responsible for developing, designing, implementing, and maintaining SAS code and applications that effectively support compliance and reporting projects assigned to the Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting Division. This position plays a critical role in ensuring accurate reporting to, and on behalf of, local educational agencies (LEAs) in their support of 5.4 million Texas students. This role performs advanced (senior-level) computer systems analysis work under minimal supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Please note that a resume and tailored cover letter are required attachments for applying to this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Applicants who are strongly being considered for employment must submit to a national criminal history background check.
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree is required. Degree in computer science, computer information systems, management information systems, mathematics or related field is preferred.
Experience: At least five (5) years of relevant professional experience in a software development environment, programming financial applications and/or supporting relational databases. Of these five years, a minimum of 3 years using SAS software for programming, reporting, data analysis, and extracting data from relational databases using SQL is required. Knowledge of visual basic programming preferred.
Substitutions: Each additional year of related experience above the required minimum may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.
As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or veteran status, unless an applicant is entitled to the veteran’s preference.