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PEN3S

GWYNEDD COUNCIL For assessment


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PERSON SPECIFICATION
POST TITLE Analyst/Programmer on work experience NAME OF
APPLICANT
SERVICE Finance

UNIT Information Technology


 Reached
POST NO. 5VB056 ? Uncertain
X Not reached

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PEN3S
QUALIFICATIONS AND RELEVANT TRAINING
ESSENTIAL
 Currently studying for a degree course in a relevant discipline.

DESIRABLE

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
ESSENTIAL

DESIRABLE

 Experience of application development and/or support


 Experience of systems analysis and design

SKILLS AND SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE


ESSENTIAL

 Solid documentation skills.


 Able to solve problems in a logical manner.
 Good communication skills.
 Able to communicate in both technical and non-technical environments.

DESIRABLE

 Experience of using some of the development tools and technology used by the authority
e.g
Microsoft SQL Server
MS Access Projects
Java
JavaScript
VBScript
.NET technologies e.g. C# , web services, MVC
HTML
xml
IIS
Web Design
Web Security
Mobile application development e.g. Android,
iOS

 Knowledge of system development lifecycle.


 Knowledge of the ITIL model
 Knowledge of relevant standards e.g BS7799
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PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
ESSENTIAL
 Be pro-active in staying up to date with a rapidly changing complex industry.
 Able to continually update and obtain skills as industry moves forward
 Able to work independently & as a part of a team.

DESIRABLE

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Able to conduct a simple conversation in the daily context of the job in both English and Welsh
by using specific words and language which occur regularly in order to convey information and
discuss specific issues

If relevant
Able to make a simple presentation which has been prepared and respond to questions.
In both English and Welsh

Read and understand simple memoranda and information


literature in both English and Welsh relevant to the post and understand reports on familiar
subjects in Plain Welsh

Able to write letters, memos, and short reports in both English and Welsh by using simple
sentences and phrases familiar to the individual’s work

The attributes expected of the postholder should be noted. These should be used
as assessment criteria for all candidates.

Revl. 04/04