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The mission of the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) is to safeguard the health, safety, and economic welfare of the public by protecting, conserving, and enhancing Arizona's water supplies in a bold, thoughtful and innovative manner. ADWR is for seeking two Application Developers for the Information Technology Division.

Application Developer

Information Technology Division (ITD)



Job Location:

Hybrid: remote and 1110 W. Washington St., Suite #310 - Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $60,750 - $109,696 

Grade: 26

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

The Application Developer's primary responsibilities will be to focus on ensuring the development of quality software using best practices architecture, coding practice and development processes on a day-to-day basis. This position will work with Senior Analyst and functional users to determine functional requirements and provides customization, maintenance and updates as needed. Additionally, will also participate with cross-functional teams to establish and support the application development and test environments to meet agency and state requirements.

As a Salesforce developer, will identify, design, and deploy technology and process solutions establishing key business capabilities and operational improvements for the Department.

A hybrid work schedule (some work in the office and some work from home) is available for this position.

Job Duties:

This position works under the supervision of the Sr. Application Developers.

The person in this position will be responsible for:

Creating, designing, implementing, and maintaining applications associated with the agency’s mission. Participating in project teams involved in the planning, design, development, and implementation of new applications. Ensuring existing interfaces and programs comply with changes in technology directives and/or Department statues, regulations, and rules, writing technical documentation on application specifications and maintaining effective working relationships to improve the systems of the agency, developing, and applying business knowledge in one or more functional areas.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Experience with:

  • Collaborate with Salesforce team with Salesforce best practices, business stakeholders and internal technology partners to design and implement solutions to meet the agency’s missions.
  • Agile development methodologies
  • Utilizing source control on a Salesforce projects

Knowledge of:

  • Salesforce platform.
  • Relational database, such as Oracle, SQL Server

Skill in:

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the Department, other governmental entities, private and public sectors, such as salesforce.
  • Effective written and verbal communication Problem-solving and attention to detail.
  • Troubleshooting, analysis, and resolution of technical issues
  • Problem-solving and attention to detail
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Customer service

Ability to:

  • Design and/or code applications based on defined user requirements.
  • Balance and organize multiple tasks
  • Work collaboratively in teams and across the organization
  • Present complex technical and regulatory information in a concise and easily understood format both written and verbally
  • Synthesize feedback and adjust plans accordingly
  • Develop and write technical documentation
  • Evaluate and test emerging technologies
  • Analyze a situation, identify problem area(s), propose solutions and assist in implementation of those solutions
  • Work effectively with individuals and groups, both internally and externally
Selective Preference(s):

Active Salesforce Advanced Developer, or Platform Developer II Certification.
Active Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification.
Advanced Salesforce.com development tools and techniques (including development, triggers, controllers, etc.) experience.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or 7+ Years of developer experience.

A minimum of three (3) years of experience as lead developer on one or more Salesforce implementations.


The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans
  • Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans
  • Accrued vacation days and sick days
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Deferred compensation plan
  • Credit union membership
  • Wellness plans
  • LinkedIn Learning membership
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee discounts

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement system (ASRS). Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment. The current contribution rate is 12.17%.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact ADWR Human Resources Office at (602) 771-8500 for assistance. Persons with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language or an alternative format by contacting ADWR Human Resources.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.