Senior Programmer Analyst

Augusta, Maine, United States | Office of Information Technology | Full-time | Partially remote

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Office of Information Technology (MaineIT)

Senior Programmer Analyst

Department of Environmental Protection Application Development Team

 

OPENS: October 18, 2022

CLOSING: Open until filled

 

OVERVIEW:

The Maine Office of Information Technology’s Application Development team is seeking a Senior Programmer Analyst to help build and support software applications for the Department of Environmental Protection and other departments. The selected individual will work with a team of other dedicated developers to maintain the current software inventory and to develop new applications where needed.

This position offers the opportunity to work first-hand on the development and maintenance of IT systems spanning multiple technologies, including Oracle and Microsoft.

Hybrid Work Opportunity – The employee in this position currently has the opportunity to work from home as much as 90% of the time.

 

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.

 

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • You will be a member of a highly productive and technical team using a variety of technologies to design and provide technical solutions for business problems.
  • You will have the opportunity to work in a small, independent, and flexible team environment.
  • You will help resolve technical issues to provide system functionality and data integration.
  • You will experience new and different challenges on an ongoing basis.
  • You will have opportunities for training and career development.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

This is technical services work involving the development, enhancement, and maintenance of a variety of complex systems. You will help to:

  • Design, develop, test, and maintain application code.
  • Partner with technical staff and end-users to test and refine your work.
  • Work under limited supervision.
  • Supervise, coach and train junior programmers.
  • Comply with State of Maine standards for production, quality, and productivity.
  • Train system end users, serve as an information resource, develop resource materials, and provide ongoing support.
  • Respond to customer support escalations.
  • Write documentation for system references.
  • Stay on top of new technology trends and ongoing opportunities for education.

 

WHAT WE EXPECT:

  • The preferred candidate will have demonstrated ability to define and resolve complex technical problems independently.
  • The ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Five years’ experience with Microsoft Visual Studio (C#, Visual Basic, .NET, MVC) developing and supporting software applications, websites, web apps, web services, and mobile apps. 
  • Three years’ experience with PL SQL, Oracle SQL, and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Three years’ experience with SQL Server Reporting Services and Crystal Reports.
  • Experience with change control software.
  • Experience with basic web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Access VBA.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Friendly and collaborative interpersonal skills.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

(Entry level knowledges, skills, and/or abilities may be acquired through, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO the following coursework/training and/or experience).

 

Four (4) years of computer programming experience utilizing higher level languages including two (2) years at the Programmer Analyst level or equivalent -OR- a Bachelors Degree in Computer Sciences including two (2) years at the Programmer Analyst level or equivalent.  A Masters Degree in Computer Science may be substituted for one (1) year of programming 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.

 

Resume’ and Cover Letter must be submitted in order to be considered for an interview.   Application deadline: "Open until filled"

 

All current MaineIT Job postings can be found here: « Openings at State of Maine Office of Information Technology

 

SALARY:

JOB CLASS CODE: 0866 POSITION: 020002093 PAY GRADE: 27 - ($61,297.60 - $82,867.20/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.

 

BENEFITS: 

  • Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays12 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 13.16 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.