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IT PROGRAMMER ANALYST II

Recruitment #20-004470-0003

Introduction

The Maryland Department of Planning (Planning) promotes a vision for economic development, flexibility and local authority throughout Maryland. The agency helps Maryland's counties and municipalities in land use and resource planning and provides review and technical assistance on a variety of planning topics. In addition, Planning offers data, analysis and research assistance and policy development and implementation support to local governments as well as communities, businesses and other organizations. 

As Planning monitors and forecasts changes in development and land use throughout the state, its staff creates tools that help plan Maryland's future. Information on demographic, socio-economic, political, cultural, geographic and land-use trends is collected, analyzed, and distributed in multiple formats. Planning supports interactive, web-based map display of census data, land-use, parcel data and aerial imagery to assist local government growth and land-use.

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

301 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD  21201

Main Purpose of Job

The primary functions of this position are the development of new application solutions using ASP.Net Core MVC with SQL Server, and to maintain and troubleshoot existing applications using ASP.Net, JSP, Oracle, SQL Server, Access, and Crystal Reports, and to work toward migrating these older applications to a modern architecture.

POSITION DUTIES

Migrate older applications to modern architecture.  Assist in migration of older applications to newer architectures. Consults with users to plan, develop, evaluate and revise applications.

Troubleshoot and debug issues that arise. Test and debug problems identified by users. Develop software solutions and participate in the coordination of testing of solutions.

Create and maintain database objects as they relate to assigned projects. Create and maintain SQL Server objects as they relate to assigned projects.  Create database structures using ER-Diagram tools. Implement data normalization rules to ensure relational database rules are followed.

Prepare system documentation to support software changes.  Create documentation for all phases of the project. Design document, scope of work, test plans, change orders, and deliverables.

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: One year 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 application 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

The preferred candidate will have experience in the following:

 

*Troubleshooting and resolving issues.

*Relational database systems such as MS SQL Server and Oracle.

*Modern design patterns, including the MVC framework.

*Modern object-oriented programming languages.

*Modern web development technologies.

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 will be placed on the employment (eligible) 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

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If you are not able to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston St., Suite 608

Baltimore, MD  21201

Attn:  For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call 410 767-7950. 

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service needs to be provided before hire. 

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application.  

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling 410-767-3623. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.  

Bilingual applicants are also encouraged to apply. 

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay 

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



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