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Senior Developer

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

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Date:  Jan 24, 2023
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62701-1035

Job Requisition ID:  22892

Agency :  Department of Innovation and Technology 

Posting Date: 1/25/2023
Closing Date: 02/07/2023 
Salary:   $6,543- $9,936/Monthly  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC063  

 

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

 

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.jobs2web.com website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

 

Posting Identification Number  22892

Position Overview

Serves as a Senior Developer for the IL Department of Innovation and Technology/Office of the State Fire Marshal, providing a full range of complex professional and advisory functions in IT applications services supporting the IL Department of Military Affairs and the Prisoner Review Board. Coordinates and conducts complex application development on-site and at user provided facilities using designated software/programming language for database design, program design, and the supplied support tools for testing the new processes while implementing System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes. Serves as project team lead on complex projects. Determines and coordinates project components such as project scheduling and assignments. Analyzes and recommends new procedures and techniques to improve the supported application systems. Serves as the primary support for scheduled and remedial maintenance to the assigned applications. If you possess these skills and experience, we invite you to apply to this position at DoIT!

Job Responsibilities

35%  Serves as a Senior Developer for the IL Department of Innovation and Technology/Office of the State Fire Marshal, providing a full range of complex professional and advisory functions in IT applications services supporting the IL Department of Military Affairs and the Prisoner Review Board.

  • Coordinates and conducts complex application development on-site and at user provided facilities using designated software/programming language for database design, program design, and the supplied support tools for testing the new processes while implementing System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes
  • Utilizes HTM, CSS, XML, Virtual PC & Server, system integration, SQL Server & SQL Reporting Service, SharePoint, MS Office Suite, MS Project and MS Visio, Adobe Acrobat/Designer, Visual Studio, ASP .Net Framework, Cloud-Based Systems and Cloud Computing, Azure Dev Ops, Data analytics, DocuWare, Digital Signature Technology and JAWS in performance of duties
  • Provides application and user support on an on-call basis
  • Confers with users to determine technical requirements
  • Conducts, and coordinates in-depth technical research, feasibility studies and business and systems analysis to create system designs
  • Performs business and systems analysis by charting process flow, and by performing specification writing, coding, testing, audit trails, control procedures and fine tuning
  • Develops testing plans, specifications, test scripts, and test data for new or modified programs and/or systems
  • Performs testing, ensuring logic paths are tested
  • Evaluates test results to verify conformance with program objectives
  • Prepares user and operational guidelines, operational manuals and application or system documentation
  • Develops new major systems, sub-systems
  • Performs program development
  • Follows adopted system design methodology to ensure the integrity of each system/sub-system meets the required standards of security, efficiency, and scope of the specific project
  • Perform on-line and batch application development/support
  • Applies systems analysis methodologies in the development and preparation of general design, detail design, and program specifications documentation

(Job Responsibilities continued)

30% Serves as project team lead on complex projects:

  • Maintains and/or enhances existing IT applications systems
  • Determines and coordinates project components such as project scheduling and assignments
  • Assigns and reviews the work of project analyst staff
  • Provides expertise, guidance and direction to assigned staff
  • Reviews results and incorporates individual components of project into the final product
  • Provides input to the supervisor regarding staff performance on projects

 

15% Analyzes and recommends new procedures and techniques to improve the supported application systems:

  • Ensures integrity of each system/sub-system during maintenance/enhancement activities by adhering to the adopted methodology standards
  • Provides mentoring and training to other staff when required

 

10% Serves as the primary support for scheduled and remedial maintenance to the assigned applications:

  • Schedules processes, reviews history of processed jobs and responds appropriately to any abnormal completion status.
  • Provides status reports to management

 

5% Represents team by attending meetings and conferences:

  • Attends and participates in Information Technology continuing education, both formal and in-service training
  • Prepares and makes presentations to large and small audiences
  • Travels in performance of duties

 

5% Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to four (4) years college with course work in computer science or directly related fields.
  2. Requires three (3) years of professional experience in a related Information Services field.

Specialized Skills

  1. Requires three (3) years of experience with Programming capabilities and database application development.
  2. Requires two (2) years of experience leading application development projects.
  3. Requires one (1) year of experience performing business and systems analysis for application development.
  4. Requires two (2) years of experience with Cloud-Based Systems and Cloud Computing.
  5. Requires one (1) year of experience with System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes.
  6. Extensive knowledge of HTM, CSS, XML, Virtual PC & Server, system integration, SQL Server & SQL Reporting Service.
  7. Extensive knowledge of SharePoint, MS Office Suite, MS Project and MS Visio, Adobe Acrobat/Designer, and Visual Studio.
  8. Extensive knowledge of ASP .Net Framework.
  9. Extensive knowledge of Azure Dev Ops, Mainframe, Data analytics, DocuWare, Digital Signature Technology and JAWS.

Preferred Qualifications (In Order of Significance)

  1. Three (3) years of experience with Programming capabilities and database application development.
  2. Two (2) years of experience leading application development projects.
  3. One (1) year of experience performing business and systems analysis for application development.
  4. Two (2) years of experience with Cloud-Based Systems and Cloud Computing.
  5. One (1) year of experience with System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes.
  6. Extensive knowledge of HTM, CSS, XML, Virtual PC & Server, system integration, SQL Server & SQL Reporting Service.
  7. Extensive knowledge of SharePoint, MS Office Suite, MS Project and MS Visio, Adobe Acrobat/Designer, and Visual Studio
  8. Extensive knowledge of ASP .Net Framework.
  9. Extensive knowledge of Azure Dev Ops, Mainframe, Data analytics, DocuWare, Digital Signature Technology and JAWS.
  10. Extensive knowledge of the methods, procedures and techniques of conducting feasibility studies for system conversions and enhancements.
  11. Developed verbal and written communication skills.
  12. Ability to perform on-line and batch application development/support, to apply systems analysis methodologies in the development and preparation of general design, detail design, and program specifications documentation.
  13. Ability to prepare and make presentations to large and small audiences.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires a valid and current driver’s license.
  2. Requires the ability to travel.
  3. Requires the ability to utilize agency supplied material/equipment.
  4. Requires the ability to pass a position specific, agency required background check.

Work Hours:  Monday -Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM  
Work Location: 319 E Madison St Springfield, IL 62701-1035  
Agency Contact:
 

Shannon.E.Leake@illinois.gov

Job Family:  Technology  

 

This position does contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).

The Department of Innovation & Technology (DolT) is the state's IT agency delivering an enterprise approach to statewide technology, innovation and telecommunication services, as well as policy and standards development, lifecycle investment planning, and cybersecurity services. With over 1,500 employees, DolT delivers IT services and innovative solutions to customer agencies to improve services provided to Illinois residents, DolT offers employees the opportunity to advance their careers, develop new skills and reach their potential, both personally and professionally. DoIT is committed to promoting and preserving a workplace culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. We welcome and value employees with different backgrounds, life experiences and talents. It is the collective sum of our individual differences that provides a broad perspective, leading to greater innovation and achievement. In recruiting for our team, we recognize the unique contributions of each applicant regardless of culture, ethnicity, race, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, disability, and sexual orientation.

 

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The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail”, “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:

  • donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com
  • systems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com