Applications/Systems Analyst

May 16 2023
Job Description

Applications/Systems Analyst


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This posting is for the State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Land Division.


Salary: Commensurate with training and experience.


Duties Summary

This position is part of the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Information Technology Services Office (ITSO) and is located in the DLNR Land Division.  This position is responsible for managing the development and maintenance of the comprehensive Public Land Trust Information System (PLTIS), which was developed to meet the requirements of Act 54, SLH 2011.  This position is responsible for maintaining technical aspects of the Land Division’s underlying infrastructure, including network and hardware.   This position manages, maintains, and further develops applications, databases, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and provides reporting, such as ad hoc reports, and technical support.   This position provides departmentwide IT related  operational support to computer users in the DLNR local and wide area network in support of the IT Service Office.  This position acquires, processes, and imports GIS and other data from various agencies for the PLTIS and other reports.  Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualification Requirements

Citizenship Requirement:  Applicants must be citizens, permanent resident aliens, or nationals of the United States. Non-citizens with unrestricted employment authorization from the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service may also apply. 




Knowledge of:   Basic principles and practices of real estate and property management; process relating to the disposition of land and property management; project management; computer systems development, including the integration of multiple data systems; data processing technology and techniques, including database management and GIS.  Mathematics; research methods and techniques; problem solving methods and techniques; report writing, knowledge of IT principles, concepts, and technical aspects of IT; use of auxiliary and peripheral IT equipment; functions of various computer operating systems; principles and methods to identify, analyze, specify, design and manage functional and infrastructure requirements; planning, organizing, prioritizing and evaluating programs/projects; principles, methods or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources.


Skill/Ability to:  Manage moderate to large projects; apply problem solving techniques to difficult and complex situations and problems; identify alternatives; evaluate project operations to recommend, improve, and install methods and procedures; possess good written and oral communication skills; develop and maintain effective working relationships with a broad range of personnel from non-technical users to highly technical information technology specialists.  Analyze and evaluate data logically; solve problems and draw logical conclusions; communicate clearly and concisely  both orally and in writing; prepare reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; solve practical problems through appropriate application of a variety of mathematical and statistical techniques; perform work thoroughly with attention to detail; gather information from various sources; understand, interpret, and apply technical written material; analyze, interpret and appl pertinent laws, rules, policies and procedures to specific issues; evaluate the effectiveness of or identify the need for appropriate computer programs or information systems; understand, evaluate, and apply pertinent technical information; make sound and objective decisions; conduct studies of work processes and make sound recommendations; identify analyze, and resolve errors and problems logically and systematically; advise others on pertinent technical and/or non-technical matters; identify and understand economic, political, and social trends affecting the organization; coordinate and manage projects; plan, organize, prioritize, coordinate, and evaluate programs/projects; plan, organize, direct, and evaluate work of others.


Recommended Education:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor of arts or science degree in computer science or in a related major, excess work experience as described in this document, or any other progressively responsible professional or analytical work experience which provided knowledge, skills, and abilities comparable to those required in four (4) years of successful study while completing a college or university curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.  To be acceptable, the experience must have been of such scope, level, and quality as to assure the possession of comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities.   The education or experience must also demonstrate the ability to write clear and comprehensive reports, procedures, and other documents; read and interpret complex written material; and solve complex problems logically and systematically.


Recommended Experience:  Three and one-half (3-1/2) years of progressively responsible professional work experience which involved the development and implantation of a moderate to large computer system and involved systems analysis, design, programming, security and access management, database design, network administration, and/or desktop support.  Such experience must have demonstrated the ability to elicit information orally and in writing, to apply problem solving methods and techniques to difficult and complex situations and problems, to identify alternatives and to prepare clear and concise written reports and recommendations for action.


Recommended Specialized Experience:  One and one-half (1-1/2) years of progressively responsible professional work experience which involved designing, adapting, and implementing a computerized land management or property management or related information system, including accounts receivable, land inventory, property management, GIS and other related functions.  Such work experience generally involves responsibility for conducting studies, working with affected parties and making recommendations to management for the development or revision of standards, policies, or procedures, providing technical advice and direction to management, conducting research for the purpose of implementing or improving land management and accounts receivable systems and/or developing guides to be used by management in the performance of accounting work.


Quality of Experience:  Possession of the required number of years of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for a position. The applicant’s overall experience must have been of such scope and level of responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that he/she has the ability to perform the duties of the position for which he/she is being considered


License Requirement:  Applicants must possess a valid license, type 3 or higher, to drive in the State of Hawaii.


Physical and Medical Requirements:  Applicants must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position effectively and safely, with or without reasonable accommodation.  Qualified applicants with disabilities who can perform the essential functions of the advertised position are encouraged to apply. The State of Hawaii is committed to making reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation should be ready to discuss the accommodation sought so that a determination can be made that such accommodation is reasonable and would not cause the employer undue hardship.



Other Information

This position is exempt from the civil service and considered temporary in nature. Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be "at will," which means that you may be discharged from your employment at the prerogative of your department head or designee at any time.




Please submit a completed Non-Civil Service Application (HRD 278) to:

Department of Land and Natural Resources

Human Resources Office

Attn: Ms. Sharra Dubos

1151 Punchbowl Street, Rm. 231

Honolulu, HI 96813 


Applications may also be submitted through email to: [email protected]


Recruitment number is EX120503.