DCYF IT App Developer – Olympia/Remote State of Washington Olympia, WA

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Job title:

DCYF IT App Developer – Olympia/Remote

Company:

State of Washington

Salary:

$6154 – 8074 per month

Job description

Description

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this position is working remotely but will be expected to occasionally work from our Olympia location in the future.
The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) was created to be a comprehensive agency exclusively dedicated to the social, emotional, and physical well-being of children, youth, and families regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or other socioeconomic factors. We believe our workforce should reflect the communities we serve, and are actively searching for candidates that reflect that diversity.

We’re looking for an App Developer to join our team to develop and maintain our Background Check App. Our vision is that “All Washington’s children and youth grow up safe and healthy-thriving physically, emotionally, and educationally, nurtured by family and community.”

The Opportunity:
Are you an IT professional who enjoys problem-solving in a complex and challenging environment? Do you have experience with .NET development? We need your skills to develop and maintain the DCYF Background Check System. This system automates, monitors, and tracks all background check types used by DCYF. The main objectives for the .NET Developer position are to design, develop and maintain mission-critical applications in support of the DCYF mission to, “Protect children and strengthen families so they flourish.”

In business-specific terms, this position supports DCYF programs that create safe, healthy, and nurturing learning experiences for all Washington children by ensuring employees and providers who work with children pass a background check. The .NET Developer enables DCYF to realize its vision by performing specialized software design, development, maintenance, testing, and support for DCYF applications. This includes responsibility for the architecture, design, development, enhancement, testing, and implementation of all system changes throughout the system development life cycle (SDLC). The .NET Developer does this work in a highly regulated IT environment and a key objective is compliance with industry best practices and all applicable Washington State and federal security standards, laws, and regulatory requirements (e.g. OCIO Policy 141.10, FERPA, CFR 42, CJIS, etc.). This position is currently working remotely and may be eligible to continue.

Some of what you will get to do:

  • Create, upgrade, maintain, enhance, test, and replace existing applications using one or more of the following: Bootstrap; JavaScript, Knockout, JQuery, Ninject, ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework, T-4 Templates, Reporting Services, MS SQL Server, Microsoft .NET C#, Transact Structured Query Language (TSQL), HyperText Markup Language (HTML), Elmah and NLog (Applications include state-wide, 24/7 operations, mission-critical internal and external facing applications.)
  • Participate in iterative process improvements regarding the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC.) and design and development of interfaces with business partners (other state agencies as well as third party.)
  • Ensures security and privacy requirements are met; monitor the health and function of applications reacts and responds to problems while embracing agile software development principles and values.
  • Decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements, specified in an appropriate level of detail for both product owners and technical staff.
  • Participate in technical reviews to include design reviews, code reviews, technical and functional documentation reviews, and security audits; develops solutions for corrections as necessary.
  • Make operational decisions that position the agency in the most favorable posture possible to enabling the future growth and change of IT systems, and maintain alignment with changing state and federal regulations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or closely allied field including 9 semester or 15 quarter hours of computer science courses. Experience can substitute, year-for-year for the required education.

OR

  • Four years of progressively more complex problem solving as a developer designing, developing or maintaining large-scale applications with mission-critical business functions using Bootstrap, JavaScript, Knockout, jQuery, Razor, AJAX, Java, ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework, Reporting Services, MS SQL Server, Microsoft .NET C#, Transact Structured Query Language (TSQL), HyperText Markup Language (HTML).

PLUS

  • Four years of progressively more complex problem solving as a developer designing, developing or maintaining large-scale applications with mission-critical business functions using Bootstrap, JavaScript, Knockout, jQuery, Razor, AJAX, Java, ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework, Reporting Services, MS SQL Server, Microsoft .NET C#, Transact Structured Query Language (TSQL), HyperText Markup Language (HTML).
  • Working knowledge of Agile values and principles as they apply to application development.
  • Working knowledge of Scrum development methodologies, artifacts, and traditions.
  • Working knowledge of DevOps concepts.
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment where IT assets and data are subject to a broad range of state and federal information security requirements and regulations.

Desirable/Preferred Skills:

  • Experience maintaining and supporting IT applications in a 7 day a week I 24 hour a day availability situation.
  • Agile training or certification.
  • .NET Developer training or certification.
  • Experience in SCRUM, Agile, and iterative development processes.

How do I apply?
Complete your applicant profile and attach the following documents:

  • Current resume detailing experience and education

To take advantage of Veteran’s preference please attach your DD-214, member 4 long-form, or your NGB-22. Please black out your social security number prior to attaching.

Supplemental Information:
**Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14 state employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please note that any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing verification of your vaccine status, having an approved medical accommodation, or having an approved religious accommodation. No start date will be approved until you have either verified your vaccine status or have an approved accommodation**

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies

The initial screening will be based on the content and completeness of your application and the materials submitted. All information may be verified and documentation may be required. Applications with comments such as “see attachments” or “N/A” in the supplemental question responses will be considered incomplete.

DCYF is an equal opportunity employer and supports equity, diversity, inclusion, and respect.

Need accommodation throughout the application/interview process? Unable to apply online? Contact the Recruitment team at or (360) 628-0114 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf at 800-833-6388

Experiencing technical difficulties creating, accessing, or completing your application? Call NEOGOV toll-free at (855)524-5627 or email .

General suggestions for creating a good application packet:

  • Read the job posting very carefully. Find out as much as you can about the position.
  • Make sure you are very diligent in following all the application instructions. Include all requested documentation.
  • Make sure your application and supplemental question responses address how you meet each of the required and desired qualifications.
  • Carefully read each of the supplemental questions and respond completely to each one. Pay careful attention to each component of the question, providing examples, and thoroughly describing when and where you achieved the proficiency level, and detail the types of work you performed, the work products, etc., to demonstrate ‘how’.
  • Specifically include all of your work experiences doing the same or similar work, especially if you reference work in these jobs in describing when/where you gained proficiency level skills.
  • Make sure your application reflects your best writing.

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Location

Olympia, WA

Job date

Sat, 14 May 2022 03:23:28 GMT