Office of Information Technology (MaineIT)
Programmer Analyst – Application Development – Maine Department of Corrections (MDOC)
OPENS: September 23, 2022
CLOSING: October 07, 2022
The Department of Administrative and Financial Services (DAFS) Office of Information Technology (MaineIT) provides information technology support to over 13,000 employees. MaineIT oversees large scale enterprise applications that support the critical and diverse business needs of the State of Maine and its agencies.
MaineIT is seeking a highly talented individual who will represent our C.A.R.E. values in all that they do. At MaineIT we:
Practice Customer-focus, ensuring that our customers are heard, and their needs are met.
Hold ourselves to a high level of Accountability by being transparent with our stakeholders.
Maintain an effective level of Responsiveness by providing timely updates in a proactive manner.
Strive to provide Empathy driven, people-focused services by applying emotional intelligence skills and behaviors.
ABOUT THE JOB DETAILS:
This application development team within the Maine Office of Information Technology (OIT) is seeking a highly-motivated individual with experience in Microsoft’s software development products. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work with our team, which supports the Maine Department of Corrections (MDOC).
The MDOC is responsible for the direction and general administrative supervision, guidance, and planning of both adult and juvenile correctional facilities and programs within the State of Maine. This position is located in Augusta but currently the Office of Information Technology is using a hybrid approach to in person work and remote work.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
An opportunity to have fun, learn and develop new skills, and work with highly-talented team members and business partners!!
This is your chance to help modernize, enhance, and support business-critical systems for MDOC, utilizing Microsoft .NET technologies. You’ll work closely with business users and OIT staff in conducting advanced analysis to meet business objectives, defining requirements, developing strategies, and building/maintaining complex application programs. You’ll be challenged every day with new and exciting opportunities, while contributing to the agencies’ business objectives.
WHAT WILL YOU DO?
Write application programs of moderate complexity employing higher level languages such as 3 GL's, 4 GL's and enterprise class application development tools (examples: ASP.Net Web forms, C#.NET, SSIS, and SSRS) to meet user needs.
Test and debug computer programs to ensure application operates correctly and meets user requirements.
Study and evaluate user problems and operations to produce feasibility or scope and objectives reports, functional requirements, and design specifications.
Implement programs and train users to ensure users are aware of application's critical aspects, capabilities, and proper use.
Write final user, system, and program documentation to facilitate system use and future modifications. Maintain existing systems and responds to problems to ensure programs remain effective.
Lead or participate in walk-throughs of system and program designs, coding, and testing to minimize occurrence of program problems. Attend and participate in vendor, agency, and computer-based training programs to develop technical skills and expand knowledge of automation technology products and capabilities.
WHAT WE EXPECT?
This position requires a professional individual who has demonstrated knowledge of the following programming languages and application development tools:
ASP.NET Web Forms
T-SQL using SSMS
SQL Server Database
Microsoft Office Integration
Knowledge of systems analysis and design techniques
Knowledge of state government or business application areas
Ability to work effectively as a member of a project team
Ability to communicate effectively in writing, to design, develop, test, debug, and maintain application programs
(Entry level knowledges, skills, and/or abilities may be acquired through, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO the following coursework/training and/or experience).
A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences or an equivalent industry certification -OR- an Associate’s Degree in Computer Information Science with 1 year application development experience -OR- 2 years application development experience
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants need to apply online by selecting the "Apply for this opening" button along with uploading a cover letter and current resume. The selected candidate will be required to complete an official job application and pass the required background checks as a condition of employment.
Resume’ and Cover Letter must be submitted in order to be considered for an interview. Application deadline: October 07, 2022
All current MaineIT Job postings can be found here: « Openings at State of Maine Office of Information Technology
JOB CLASS CODE: 0865 POSITION: 020002388 PAY GRADE: 23 - ($51,916.80 - $70,012.80/yr.)*
*Includes a 15% recruitment and retention salary adjustment. In addition to the above base salary this position is eligible for a training bonus applied for the duration of employment in this position.
Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.
Health Insurance Coverage– The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10,996.70-$12,937.34 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.
Health Insurance Premium Credit– Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements.
Dental Insurance– The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($379.60 annual value).
Retirement Plan– The State of Maine contributes 16% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.
Gym Membership Reimbursement– Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.
Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts– Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.
Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness– The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office.
Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.
Parental leaveis one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child—including fathers and adoptive parents—receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act.
Voluntary Deferred Compensation– Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.
Learn aboutadditional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness.
*Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.