Analyst/ Programmer 5 (Lead Programmer PCN 05-1762)

State Of Alaska Anchorage or Juneau , AK 99671

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description

THIS POSITION IS NOW OPEN TO ALL APPLICANTS

This position is being recruited in both Anchorage and Juneau; final location is based on the location of the selected candidate.

What You Will Be Doing

The DEED Programming team develops applications that make a difference for students and educators across Alaska.

This position works on the applications that provide Alaska's Report Card to the Public, School Designations in the System for School Success, reporting of Statewide Assessment Results, and will be involved in new projects related to the Alaska Reads Act.

If this sounds like work you want to be involved with, then we want to hear from you! We offer an exciting, professional, challenging working environment dedicated to providing effective user tools and support to our stakeholders.

Benefits of Joining Our Team

The DEED Programming Team works closely with department staff who help provide an excellent education for every student every day. In the role as a senior developer for the department, you will help improve educational opportunities, reporting, and access to all Alaskans.

This position is eligible for telework from Juneau or Anchorage locations. Occasional in-office attendance, sometimes on short notice, may be required. The schedule offers flexibility and the work offers opportunities to learn new skills and prepare for a career in IT leadership.

The Working Environment You Can Expect

DEED staff primarily work at the State Office Building in Juneau, Alaska and the Atwood Building in Anchorage, Alaska.

The department supports a full telework environment for candidates who meet telework qualifications and live in the State of Alaska.

This position is a full time position and is required to be available work days during business hours to provide support to the departments systems and applications. Occasional attendance in-person may be required for work tasks that cannot be completed remotely

Who We Are Looking For

  • Understanding of and experience with multiple, modern development frameworks and languages, such as ASP.NET Core, C#, Python, and Java;

  • Experience working with database systems that includes building files, tables, and databases and querying using SQL and/or T-SQL;

  • Understanding of and experience with the Microsoft .NET framework;

  • Experience with version control systems/tools such as Git and SVN; and

  • Strong customer service experience, including explaining technical information to a variety of stakeholders with varying skill levels;

Minimum Qualifications

Six years of computer programming experience, of which, at least two years were at the project leader or systems design level. This is equivalent to an Analyst/Programmer 4 with the State of Alaska.

Two years of experience must have been in a business application, scientific application, microcomputer or computer information management support specialty. The specialized experience may be gained concurrently.

Substitution:

A bachelor's degree with a major in Computer Science (CS) or Computer Information Systems (CIS), or a related degree with (18) semester/(24) quarter hours of CS or CIS may substitute for one year of the required experience.

An associate's degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems may substitute for nine months of the required experience in a specialty area. There is no substitute for the systems analysis and design or project leadership experience.

Special Note:

An applicant who is considered under the Substitution above qualifies to apply for this job class IF the applicable coursework is completed within three (3) months of hire. Under this option, an applicant may receive a conditional job offer; however, proof of completion will be required prior to final appointment and reporting for duty.

Individual positions at each level in this class series may require expertise in a particular area of programming or analysis. Recruitment and selection will be on the basis of these requirements.

For some positions in these job classes, a background investigation including fingerprinting is required.

Additional Required Information

NOTE: PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY

THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY

This recruitment is open to Alaska Residents only. Applicants must meet Alaska Residency Requirements to be considered for employment at this time.

At the time of application, the applicant must attach as individual documents the following items (If unable to attach documents, please fax or email the contact listed below):

  • Cover Letter

If selected for an interview, the applicant must provide the following:

  • Educational transcripts if used to justify meeting the MQs

SPECIAL NOTICES

As part of the interview process, applicants may be asked to complete a simple practical exercise demonstrating coding and web app development skills. Applicants requiring an accommodation under the ADA must contact the Human Resources Office at 907-465-5536 prior to the scheduled interview to make arrangements for accommodation.

Application Notice

You can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website or via a hardcopy application. If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal, such as AlaskaJobs or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska online or hardcopy application to apply successfully.

Instructions on how to apply with Workplace Alaska may be found on the Workplace Alaska "How to Apply" page. Your application must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Alaska Standard Time on the closing date.

Cover Letter

Applicants must supply a responsive cover letter that addresses their knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience as related to the traits listed above in order to advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process. Please provide examples of duties from specific positions you have held which helped you gain the skill or experience.

Applicants are NOT required to have experience in every area. If you do not have experience with a particular trait, simply say so.

Education

If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed.

Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials if used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position. Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or provided at the time of the interview.

Special Instructions for Foreign Education

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the minimum qualifications listed above. If utilizing this education, you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in the interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the post-secondary institution. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Work Experience

If using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer's name, job title, employment dates, and whether full or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and if minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the recruitment interview and selection phase.

Bargaining Unit

If you are a current state employee, please mark the union you are a member of at the time of application. If you are not a current state employee, you MUST mark that it does not apply to you.

Multiple Locations

This position is being recruited in Anchorage and Juneau; the final location is dependent upon the location of the most qualified candidate. There is only ONE position to be filled.

EEO Statement

The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P. O.

Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer. Contact Information

Workplace Alaska Application Questions & Assistance

Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll-free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to recruitment.services@alaska.gov.

For applicant password assistance, please visit the reset password page.

For specific information about this position, please contact the hiring manager at the following:

Name Sabrina Javier

Title Administrative Services Director

Phone: 907-723-0605

Fax: 907-465-2806

sabrina.javier@alaska.gov


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