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IT PROGRAMMER ANALYST, LEAD/ADVANCED

Recruitment #21-004471-0012

Introduction

The Maryland Department of Labor is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of IT Programmer Analyst, Lead/Advanced. This position leads designing, developing, testing, deploying and maintaining web applications, desktop applications and services.

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

1100 North Eutaw Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position leads designing, developing, testing, deploying and maintaining web applications, desktop applications and services. Provides advice and guidance to lower-level IT Programmer Analysts on the resolution of complex problems in designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining applications and programs and consults with users to plan, develop, evaluate and revise applications that keep development moving forward. Programmer provides sound technical advice to other unit members and supervisor. This position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to maintain documentation.

POSITION DUTIES

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Lead Development Programmer Duties

    ·  Assigns, reviews and approves work to other team members

    ·  Assists team members by providing solutions to problems that would otherwise impede the flow of development and by providing development advice 

    ·  Coordinates development and deployment with network and database administrators

    ·  Provides training to unit members with development knowledge obtained through research and on the job experience

    ·  Leads unit forward with newer, cutting edge technologies  

  • Application Development / Team Application Development:

    ·  Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects or assignments

    ·  Complete, document and test all work within standards and time frames

    ·  Perform analysis of assigned work, ask questions and provide suggestions to better improve the end product

    ·  Determine time estimates, maintain project status and keep supervisor up to date on progress of each project that has been assigned

    ·  Strives to stay on the cutting edge by keeping current with latest released versions of software and service packs

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:     A 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.

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 graduation from an accredited high school or possession of 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 graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and fifteen credits 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

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Full understand of Object Oriented Design

Understanding of Full Life-Cycle Development

Experience with Database Design

Experience Developing Stored Procedures

Experience with Crystal Reports

2 years experience using ASP.NET

2 years experience using MS Visual Basic.NET

2 years experience developing with MS Visual Studio 2008/2010

2 years experience using MS SQL Server 2005/2008

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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

All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (Department of Labor/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to Department of Labor/DUI as a result of unemployment overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

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 ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS.

All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.

For positions that require Bachelor/Master Degree etc:

Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted prior to hire. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925.

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.

The examination for this recruitment will be an evaluation and rating of the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant education and experience, addressing the specific qualifications shown above and submitting any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certification, license, etc.). Please include clear, detailed and specific information on your application regarding experience qualifications related to the minimum qualifications, desired, and/or selective qualifications of the position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.


PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

 

Department of Labor Office of Administration

Attn: Tenisha Tunstall    21-004471-0012

1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101

Baltimore, MD 21201

 

For additional information, please contact Tenisha Tunstall at 410-767-2772 or via email Tenisha.Tunstall2@maryland.gov.

 

The MD State Application Form can be found online

 

Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Department of Labor that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.