Information Technology Applications Developer/Senior

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State of Nebraska
Job Code: 06507020
Job Title: Information Technology Applications Developer/Senior
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: $24.71 Hourly
$51,396.80 Annually
Location: Lincoln,
Requisition #: 201400832
Position #: 06507020
Department: Administrative
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This position is a Senior Developer OCIO position that is located on the N-FOCUS development team which enhances and maintains the Department of Health and Human Services N-FOCUS (Nebraska Family Online Client User System). N-FOCUS is an integrated, multi-platform system. The N-FOCUS team works in the Nebraska State Office Building in Lincoln. Business and technical contract and full-time State team members are organized into teams that are involved in application development (Cobol, Web,
Associates (CA) GEN, AION), database administration, configuration management, project management, business requirements and testing, application and production support. This position will be a technical member of the CA GEN team that supports the online portion of the application.
Examples of Work:
Under limited supervision, responsible for all phases of software development activities for CA GEN assignments in a large-scale IT environment using DB2. Software development activities include requirements gathering, analysis, functional and technical design, construction and testing, implementation, and production support. Team member will work closely with business analysts, other technical analysts, managers, and business sponsors.
Qualifications / Requirements:
REQUIREMENTS: A bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science, information systems, mathematics, engineering or other related field AND two years of experience, education, or training in coding computer applications; programming experience can be substituted for education on a year for year basis.
PREFERRED: Preference will be given to those candidates possessing experience working as part of a large (40+) software development team using structured procedures and guidelines; experience managing a small to medium project or components of larger project; experience with software development using CA Gen toolset in a client/server GUI environment version 8.0 or higher; knowledge and experience with ActiveX controls; experience implementing application security using RACF; experience in debugging CICS Command level application; experience with CICS and CICS commands; experience as an applications developer working for a State Health and Human Services System; knowledge of project management tools such as Clarity or Microsoft Project, or similar products.
OTHER: At least 5 years full lifecycle software development experience. Software development experience must be current (within the last year) and must be in support of a large-scale, complex application system. At least 5 years of experience with DB2 relational databases, including logical design, understanding of physical design components, and complex SQL accessing a large, complex application database. Experience in assessing application performance issues, identifying efficient solutions to address performance issues, and the ability to tune database access paths related to a complex data model. All experience must be current within the last year. Experience with the following development / testing tools: TSO, Abend-Aid, File-Aid, QMF, Xpediter, Guardien, MicroSoft Office Visual Studio, Visio, and SharePoint. Must have good overall PC skills including the use of Microsoft Office products.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: software development principles and methods; software system testing procedures; system documentation; system analysis and design; logical/physical database design, database management principles and methodologies. Skills in: Systems analysis and design; computer programming; database design; troubleshooting and debugging large and complex computer applications; excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organization, planning, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. Desire and ability to learn and learn quickly. Ability to: Formulate ideas into functioning computer applications, initiate and recognize areas which would benefit from a computer application; code, debug, test and document computer programs, write clear, understandable program code, design and code complex algorithms, maintain and modify existing computer applications; organize, plan and prioritize work under pressure of deadlines; work effectively in a team environment, work with project participants and other stakeholders to gather system requirements, communicate computer concepts to those unfamiliar with computer terminology; provide guidance to less experienced coworkers in solving programming problems; show initiative and demonstrate good judgment, work directly with various levels of business and technical team members, provide service .

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