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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Information Services
Developer I - Quality Assurance
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State of Colorado | Denver, CO
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Job Description

Department Information

What We Do:
The Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT) strives to impact the lives of all Coloradans to create a safer, happier and healthier state. We work to empower the State of Colorado with flexible technology that will drive sustainable and intelligent business decisions. We envision a future where the end-user experience shapes design, and data analytics transform how state government serves its residents.
How We Do IT:
We build on the basics with cutting edge technology
We secure Colorado through innovation
We empower, engage, and energize our employees
We strengthen Colorado's tech landscape
Why We Want You:
We want your expertise, positive energy, drive to succeed and love of this great state as we work to elevate the expectations Coloradans have of their government.
What You'll Get From Us:
At OIT you will find an opportunity to contribute meaningful work to support and serve Colorado residents. It's your chance to combine your love of technology with public service. Plus, you'll have great benefits, motivated team members, and opportunities for flexible work hours and advancement.

Description of Job
**This position will be open until filled or until a sufficient pool of qualified applicants are obtained**

The Developer has responsibilities across the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) from business requirements to support, but he or she is primarily focused on development activities. Development activities include: working with business analysts and customers to understand requirements; working with the team members to apply secure programming techniques using standards and best practices; commenting code for peers and testers; performing unit testing, configuration management, source code control, deployment and release management; and providing support services as needed. Operational support services vary in scope from minor bug fixes (tickets) to major enhancements (change orders). As an application reaches the sunset stage, the developer is also expected to participate in planning efforts around replacement and modernization. The developer operates at the application level.

Application Development and Support Consult Solution Architects, Solution Engineers, and others as appropriate to design applications; Collaborate with Business Analysts, Customers, Project Managers, and others as appropriate to assist in the creation of estimates and timelines. Develop applications in line with business requirements using Agile or Waterfall methodologies as needed; Perform coding (in-house applications) or configuration management (COTS applications) in accordance with standards and best practices and further minimize defects through disciplined unit testing. Tracking and reporting of work assigned Working with supervisor, develop estimates of the work effort necessary to deliver application solutions based on the project specifications provided; Record time spent on work activities into the approved project tracking system. Provide appropriate progress reports to the supervisor or project manager as requested; Determine reasonable and accurate estimates for the completion of assigned work activities Additional Duties Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
Work Experience: 1-2 years of hands-on programming experience in applications development. Familiarity with structured, procedural,and object oriented development techniques; Preferred Oracle DBMS including SQL and PL/SQL (1-2 years) or SQL Serve DBMS including T-SQL (1-2 years). Education/Training: Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university In information technology, computer science, or related fields. (Relevant experience may be substituted for education at the hiring manager's discretion.) Functional/Technical Knowledge & Skills: Documented proficiency working on development platforms, using multiple programming languages. {Provided via copies of performance evaluations, letters of reference,etc.) Documented proficiency working collaboratively with teams across the software development life cycle. (Provided via copies of performance evaluations, letters of reference,etc.) Familiarity with delivering application prototypes and pilots in various project methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall. Familiarity with using Application Programming Interfaces to integrate systems or data sources. Proficiency in time and task management. Proficiency with Microsoft Office,Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel. Strong experience in with multiple databases and strong understanding of object oriented programming

Supplemental Information
Comparative Analysis: is used to identify the applicant that fits the job the best from a qualified applicant pool. Applications and applicants are compared to others in the pool to identify a top group by application reviews, phone screens, structured interviews and/or any other method determined to be valuable to finding the right candidate. Please provide a complete and accurate application with specific information related to this job announcement to promote your forward movement in the consideration process. Applicants will be notified of their status in the pool via email.

Some Details to be aware of: Former Employees of the State of Colorado who have not left in good standing will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

Salary: Not to exceed $65,000 annually.