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IT PROGRAMMER ANALYST I **RE-POSTED**

Recruitment #19-004469-0046

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland State Archives

350 Rowe Boulevard

Annapolis, MD 21401

Main Purpose of Job

This position provides intermediate and knowledge to the Information & Technology Department at the Maryland State Archives. The incumbent provides assistance in developing, testing, implementing and maintain computer software used both internally and externally to maintain intellectual control over the Agency's electronic archival collections. The incumbent maintains designated servers and programming applications used to organize and document the programming and design area of the Information and Technology Department. The incumbent maintains application servers and monitors their stability, performance, and security. The incumbent also troubleshoots and corrects programming bugs and other issues identified in testing and production software as needed, developing software solutions and participating in software testing and migration as needed. The incumbent receives directives from Director of IT Programming and from other upper-level IT Managers, the State Archivist and the Deputy State Archivist. This is a professional position that develops the tools necessary for all the parties involved to access and secure a large majority of electronic data stored at the Maryland State Archives, a primary component of the mission of the Archives.

POSITION DUTIES

- Design and/or re-design of computer software for internal use that maintains intellectual control over the Agency's electronic archival collections.

- Implementation and maintenance of computer software used to maintain intellectual control over the Agency's electronic archival collections and display information to the public.

- Meets with upper-level management, vendors, systems users and other data processing staff to discuss and resolve computer software and issues, including system performance, utilization, capacity, and disaster recovery planning.

- Performs other related jobs.

- Monitors general condition of archival holdings including of records and art objects, environmental conditions, physical plant status and conditions; appropriately maintains area, takes appropriate corrective action and/or reports issues to higher level staff for corrective action.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other information technology related field.

 Experience: Six months of experience designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining applications systems and programs using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools.

 Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute six credit hours of coursework in application analysis and programming using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools for six months of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute completion of high school or a high school equivalency certificate and eighteen months of experience converting data from project specifications by writing program code using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools for the required education.

 3. Candidates may substitute completion of high school or a high school equivalency certificate and fifteen credit hours from an accredited college or university in systems analysis and applications programming using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools for the required education.

 4. Candidates may substitute experience in one of the following areas: operating computers, scheduling, controlling input and output or maintaining backups or data storage, processing data on computers, evaluating, implementing and maintaining hardware and software, on a year-for-year basis for a high school education.

5. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Computer Systems Programming classifications or Computer Systems Programming specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

-Experience with any application programming, particularly with Visual Basic .NET

-Experience with any website programming experience, particularly any experience with ASP.NET

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this classification may be subject to call 24 hours a day and, therefore, may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where the employee can be reached. Employees may be furnished with a pager or cell phone.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

 

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.