Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave, Application Developer (ITS4 2018 - 00347), Two positions, Lacey in Lacey, Washington


*Please Note: This is for two project positions with an expected end date of December 31, 2020. *

ESD is recruiting for two Application Developers, Information Technology Specialist 4 (ITS4) project positions within the Paid Family and Medical Leave Project Team. You will be a member of a fast-paced team working to assist in the design, development and implementation of the project's release. You will help ensure a successful program rollout to the benefit of Washington businesses and workers.

In this role, you will identify new opportunities to automate business processes and leverage available resources to meet project deadlines. You will work with internal and external stakeholders to design and develop technical solutions that meet business needs that support business process improvements, system and application improvements, and maintaining system documentation to support development and testing of mission critical systems that enable the implementation and operation of Paid Family and Medical Leave.

You will work as a member of a sprint team, alongside vendor and ESD Staff to support development and testing of the mission critical Paid Family and Medical Leave systems that enable payment of Paid Family and Medical Leave benefits, and collection of premiums. You will support business process improvements, system and application improvements, and development and testing of mission-critical systems that enable the implementation and operation of Paid Family and Medical Leave.

Working on the Paid Family and Medical Leave Team means you get to help create a people-centered, accessible, and cutting-edge program that will benefit Washington workers and employers for generations. If you are ready for the opportunity to work with a team of IT professionals, building this large and complex new program from the ground up, then we encourage you to apply now! Duties

In this role, you will be relied upon for supporting the development, enhancement, and maintenance of applications by following best practices related to agile system development and system design and technology with enterprise Employment Security Department standards and maintain system documentation that supports continuous improvement and support success.

Some of what you'll be doing:

Analyze, design, and, develop technicalsolutions.

  • Write code using a variety of development languages.
  • Communicate with customers to understand and document the business need.
  • Translate software requirements into a technical solution.
  • Develop working IT applications/systems prototypes and user interfaces.
  • Design/create/update SQL databases. Maintain IT applications and associated components

  • Provide production support for reported application/system defects.

  • Develop and Maintain application software using a variety of application development languages.
  • Participate in team and peer code reviews.
  • Use source control software.
  • Design, develop, and maintain small to medium size applications. Conduct application testing including development of unit tests to conduct automated testing.

  • Review technical requirements defined by business customers and identify, develop, and conduct automated unit tests, system performance testing, and load testing to ensure the code is functioning as designed. Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or closely related field.
  • Two (2) years of with service oriented design and development using C#, ASP.NET, MVC, JavaScript, Angular, Nuget, .NET Core, MongoDB, NoSQL, and T-SQL.

_OR _a combination of education and/or relevant experience.

The strongest candidates will have hands-on technical experience and demonstrated skills in the following areas:

  • Source control software to include but not limited to GIT, Team Foundation Server, and Visual Studio Team Services to store and accurately maintain software and work item management. Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated skills in Entity Framework, HTML5, SSIS, SSRS, Linq, and Angular.

  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Dynamics 365.
  • Demonstrated skills performing unit testing as part of the SDLC.

Supplemental Information

Attach a chronological resume and letter of interest to your on-line application (through the Add Attachment(s) field).

  • Applications with comments such as "see attachments" in the supplemental question responses will be considered incomplete. Other Information

  • As a condition of employment, the successful candidate accepting this position must comply with the Union Security clause contained in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the State of Washington and the Washington Federation of State Employees.

  • This recruitment may be used to establish a qualified pool of ITS4 candidates for agency-wide vacancies in the next six months.
  • The Employment Security Department is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
  • If you are having technical difficulties creating, accessing or completing your application, please contact careershelp@des.wa.gov or (360) 664-1960 or toll free (877) 664-1960.

Veteran's Preference

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and wish to claim Veteran's Preference must attach a copy of their DD214 or other verification of military service. Please black out any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers.

Thank you for your service!

Modern Workplace ESD's employee engagement scores were up 8 percent to 71 percent in 2017 and we continue to develop programs to improve the employee experience. We are working to create a modern workplace designed to meet the needs of a changing workforce. We have wellness programs, telework policies and flexible schedules. We're working to update our facilities all over the state to enhance both the client and employee experience.

Opportunity for All The Washington Employment Security Department is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, veterans or people with military status, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply.

Please contact the Recruitment Team at 360-902-9427, HRRecruiting@esd.wa.gov or Washington Relay Service 711 if you are a person with a disability needing assistance in the application process, if you need this job announcement in an alternate format, or with general questions about this opportunity.

Salary: $58,284.00 - $76,464.00 Annually

Location: Thurston County – Lacey, WA

Job Type: Project (limited duration)

Department: Employment Security Department

Job Number: 2018-00347

Closing: 3/21/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504

Phone: View Posting for Agency Contact

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov