Systems Applications Programmer I

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Our vision is simple – to transform how Silicon Valley travels.

Mineta San Jose International Airport is seeking to fill a Systems Applications Programmer I position for the Application & End User Support Team in the Airport Technology Services Department. The department has the responsibility for administering the Airport’s network & telecom infrastructure, outside plant infrastructure, data centers, application services, website services, business process improvement analysts, and the vendor & project management office. Along with these services, the Airport Technology Services Department team also supports the airlines, City staff, and tenants.

This is the first level in the Systems Applications Programmer Series and incumbents are expected to be able to perform all normal programming functions related to standard jobs not involving unusual applications. Incumbents receive routine analytic assignments as well as straightforward programming work.

To apply, please complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at  The final filing date for this job announcement is July 12, 2021.


A Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, or a closely related field.

One (1) year of experience in computer systems applications programming.

Acceptable Substitutions
Additional years of directly related work experience may be substituted for up to a maximum of two (2) years of the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.  There will be no substitute for the one (1) year work experience requirement.

Required Licensing (such as driver’s license, certifications, etc.)
Possession of a valid State of California driver’s license may be required for some assignments.

Employment Eligibility:  Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application.  Candidates are required to satisfactorily complete and pass a fingerprint based Criminal History Records Check prior to being considered for a position in this class at the Airport. This Airport position requires a background check and a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) check. The candidate must be fingerprinted and qualify under all applicable TSA and Airport regulations.


Additional Salary Information: The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in this classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.


Internal Number: 2100709

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