Systems Analyst

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


Office of Information Technology (MaineIT)

Systems Analyst – DAFS Application Development Team


OPENS: January 23, 2023

CLOSING: February 17, 2023



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. OIT is seeking a highly talented individual to join our technical teams that maintain and support a variety of applications for the business clients.  This position will support the Department of Administrative and Financial Services and assigned 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.


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


ABOUT THE JOB DETAILS:     This is advanced technical services work involving the analysis, design, development, and implementation of diverse, application systems. Responsibilities include researching and analyzing business needs, formulating and defining system scope and objectives, and designing systems and/or enhancements to existing systems capable of fully meeting business needs and objectives.

This role is the highest technical level in all phases of applications systems analysis and design activities. The most important aspects of this work are the application of system analysis skills to formulate solutions to complex business problems using automation technologies and preparing system design plans and detailed specifications to facilitate the development and implementation of application systems. Oversite of daily support activities and other development work may be required.  Work is performed under limited supervision.


WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?    You will have an opportunity to work with a dedicated team of software developers to modernize applications used for the administration of state government.  You will be exposed to modern technologies as we implement them into our systems using agile methodologies. You will have the opportunity to add your experience and expertise to Maine state government in a collaborative working environment. This position is located in Augusta, Maine.


WHAT WILL YOU DO?     Responsibilities include analyzing, designing, documenting, resolving complex problems and defining new system functionality for two projects to replace applications we currently support. Work may include assignments using the following:

  • PL/SQL
  • Oracle Database
  • Microsoft Visual Basic
  • SQL Server – Analysis Services
  • Appeon Powerbuilder
  • Java / Java Script
  • Low code/No Code (i.e., Salesforce, MS Dynamics, MS PowerApps)


Work will involve frequent communications with our Business Clients, Web application Vendors, Project Leaders and Senior OIT managers.  

Preference will be given to candidates who display a high-level skill set in the following areas: Teamwork, Communication, Customer Service, Problem Solving and Oracle/PL-SQL skills.



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

A four (4) year combination of higher level programming and or systems analysis and design experience.  A Master’s Degree from an accredited educational institution in Computer Science may be substituted for two (2) years of programming experience.



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: February 17, 2023


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



JOB CLASS CODE: 0867 POSITION: 020102781 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.



  • 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.