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Lead Developer & System Architect (ISA II)

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Jun 1, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62701-1824

Job Requisition ID:  3874

Agency:  Department of Public Health  
Office: Innovation & Technology

Division: FCEV/DPH

Posting ID: 28-34-21-0182

Posted: 06/01/21-06/14/21
Salary:  $6031-$9195/Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

28-34-21-0182   

Job Responsibilities

Under general direction of the I-NEDSS Project Manager, performs as the Lead Developer and System Architect for the I-NEDSS system development team.  Performs difficult and specialized professional work in the Information Technology areas of Applications Services and Systems Services; work is non-routine in that general policies or procedures must be adapted or applied and new methods devised to meet frequently changing or new situations; interprets data and/or procedural applications to address problems and situations that are not clearly defined. Serves as lead worker.

  1. Performs as leader of the programming and system architecture on the Illinois Electronic Disease Surveillance System (I-NEDSS), making recommendations to the Project Manager for system design after reviewing system and application specifications.  Reviews user enhancement requests and communicates with users and management on these change requests.
  2. Assigns code assignments and performs coding for the I-NEDSS System, coordinates the programming functions required to add new modules, implement change requests and modify current code for bug fixes.
  3. Provides leadership to assigned applications programmers on the I-NEDSS Development Team and ensures that team programmers utilize advanced JAVA programming techniques e.g. Object Oriented Programming.  Determines and corrects deviations from code specifications and corrects or assigns code correction to other programmers. 
  4. Develops generalized and detailed systems designs, definitions, process flows, and procedures. Develops and applies cross-checks and auditing procedures to assure accuracy and reliable practices.  Manages and administers Rational products including install, configuration and other related administrative tasks.
  5. Serves as liaison with vendors for software upgrades and problem resolution related to the Rational Suite of products, including Clear Case, Clear Quest and Rational Application Developer (RAD) which are used by the I-NEDSS team.  Plans and coordinates system and hardware set-ups, patches, upgrades, installations, removals, modifications, and security according to agency requirements and Information Technology policy.
  6. Conducts implementation of application configuration in all tiers of a multi-tier web application (I-NEDSS) and deployment to various application environments including production.  Communicates with Network staff and Change Control Board all production deployments and related network issues.

(Job Responsibilities continued)

    7. Serves as designated lead worker; assigns and reviews work, provides guidance and training to assigned staff; advise immediate supervisor regarding performance of staff.

    8. Keeps abreast of new developments in the Information Technology field; continues education by attending meetings, training sessions, and seminars, to increase familiarity with and maintain current on Information        Technology products, vendors, techniques and procedures applicable to I-NEDSS.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to four years of college with course work in computer science or directly related fields, supplemented by three years of professional experience in a related Information Technology field.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of Information Technology concepts and principles, the theories and functions of computer systems, and the principles and techniques of Information Technology documentation. 
  • Requires ability to analyze data logically and exercise sound judgment in defining and evaluating problems of an operational or procedural nature. 
  • Requires ability to coordinate the activities of work associates to achieve desired results.
  • Requires oral and written communication skills to present technical information to others with clarity and precision.
  • Requires knowledge of object oriented principles.
  • Requires advanced working knowledge in the use of such database management systems such as DB2 UDB or equivalent database management technology.
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  • Specialized Skills: Of the three years experience above must include working with JAVA, J2EE web applications, IBM Rational Application, IBM Rational Clear Case and Clear Quest. Requires SZL development experience. Must be familiar with business intelligence tools preferably Business Objects.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30 to 5:00  
Work Location: 422 S 5th St Springfield, IL 62701-1824

Job Function:  Technology  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: DPH.HRApplications@illinois.gov

Include Posting ID #: 28-34-21-0182 and applicant's name in the subject line when applying.

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

** DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

You MUST send a paper application to the Agency listed above.