Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
OA/ITSD is seeking to fill both Developer and Business Analyst positions. The successful candidates will be responsible for providing professional and technical work contributing to the design, development and maintenance of web based applications systems. Multiple positions exist to support one of 14 agencies consolidated within OA/ITSD.
Specific duties vary between Developer and Business Analyst roles, but include work in all areas of the software development lifecycle – problem resolution for existing web applications and requirements gathering & definition to build new applications, migrating code from one environment to the next through the deployment, testing and implementation phases.
The candidate must be a self-starter and problem solver who has the ability to work independently or in a team environment. They must also have a desire to continually develop new skills through self-study and assigned training or attendance at user group presentations.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Acquire and maintain knowledge of supported agency’s application suite and business processes; Analytical Thinking and Troubleshooting Techniques; Review/Update/Approve Documentation; Participate in Design and Issue Meetings; Time Management; Use available resources (manuals, books, magazines, other staff, internet, etc.) to research solutions and ideas to provide recommendations; Database Structure & Query , Data Conversion and AdHoc Query/Reporting, Effective communications in both written and verbal forms.
Developer candidates with education and/or experience in one or more of the following desired: Application Development Experience (.Net or Java preferred (J2EE, Struts, WebSphere, DB2 LUW)) through work or education; Knowledge of object oriented web application development; System Integration Testing; Best Practice Coding Techniques for Security; Database Structure & Query.
Business Analyst candidates with education and/or experience in one or more of the following desired: Application Support; Business Analysis; Requirements Gathering; Meeting Leadership; Documentation Creation; Organizational Methods & Tracking; Project Management; System and Regression Testing; Quality Assurance and User Acceptance Testing; Defect Reporting & Tracking; Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Word, PowerPoint, Project, Excel.