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Application Developer and Program Manager


Recruitment #19-004490-0005


The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) oversees and coordinates all components of the statewide EMD system in accordance with Maryland statute and regulation. This includes planning, operations, evaluation, and research. In addition, MIEMSS provides leadership and medical direction, conducts and supports EMS educational programs, operates and maintains a statewide communications system, designates trauma and specialty centers, licenses and regulated commercial ambulance services, and participates in EMS-related public education and prevention programs.

MIEMSS provides the executive support for the EMS Board in reviewing and approving the budgets for agencies receiving funds from the EMS Operations Fund, developing and promulgating regulations and protocols, proposing EMS system legislation, licensing/certifying and disciplining EMS providers, and conducting other EMS Board business. MIEMSS also provides the administrative and staff support for the Statewide EMS Advisory Council (SEMSAC) and five EMS regional councils.




653 W. Pratt Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves as the Application Developer and Program Manager for MIEMSS reporting to the Director of Data Services. This is a hands-on position providing experience and expertise in the design, programming, deployment, maintenance and management of mission critical systems. Programming efforts encompass designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining applications and programs using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools, developing and managing databases, and designing custom reports.


This position is responsible for all aspects of project implementation regarding initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing project phases.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing and managing custom applications meeting agency mission specific needs;
  • Understanding commercial off the self (COTS) applications and custom applications developed by third parties to develop custom reports or applications to access the data for end-users
  • Developing/maintaining linkages between numerous databases housed in the agency's data center
  • Working closely with agency leadership and EMS Operating Program leaders to understand data needs
  • Applying project management best practices to application/system development and implementation projects
  • Determining the operational and financial feasibility of developing systems and business processes

This position may be responsible to lead ad hoc teams on specific projects and for directing the work of contractors and consultants.


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: Two years of experience designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining applications systems and programs using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools


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 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.


1 year Microsoft SQL Server Experience

1 year Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Experience


  • C++/C# Experience
  • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Experience
  • One year of statistical analysis experience
  • Data warehouse experience
  • Microsoft Certified System Admin (MCSA)


Employees in this classification may be subject to being on 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.


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 will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


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.



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 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.