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  • 511907
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Jan 31 2023 at 23:55 MST


Delivering results that matter by providing best in class support services.

To conserve Arizona’s diverse wildlife resources and manage for safe, compatible outdoor recreation opportunities for current and future generations.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department manages fish and wildlife in Arizona and under the authority of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission, creates and implements scientific methods and regulations to effectively manage fish and wildlife habitat via conservation, enforcement, hunting, fishing, watercraft and off-highway vehicle recreation, and shooting sports. The Arizona Game and Fish Department dedicates itself to excellence, values its employees and supports a culture of stewardship, teamwork and partnerships.



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Posting Details:

Salary: $65,968-$92,984 

Grade: 26

Closing Date: 01/31/2023

Job Summary:

This position serves as a technical expert for the Department’s software applications.

Job Duties:

Develops new applications to meet functional and technical designs. Fixes and develops changes to applications to meet functional and technical designs following best practices and development standards and guidelines. Analyzes and resolves issues in applications. Proactively solves complex problems. Supports production systems; analyzes and resolves production problems in a timely manner; resolves end user service requests as assigned. Completes unit and system test application changes to ensure system integrity. Engages with business analysts and stakeholders to understand functional requirements, and contributes to completion of functional specifications. Prepares technical documentation on application specifications, prepares and interprets project documentation. Creates deliverables according to the Software Development Lifecycle such as functional and technical specifications, use cases, test cases, and system documentation. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

The candidate must have considerable working knowledge of multiple programming languages. Considerable experience working with multiple database management systems, specifically MSSQL, and multiple development platforms; this includes experience designing and developing mobile applications. Familiar with or have a working knowledge of AWS products and services. Considerable experience working in an Agile work environment. The candidate will have skills in strong customer service, interpersonal, written and oral communication, virtual communication, critical thinking. Be highly organized to handle multiple projects, sprints and deadlines; create project workflows and timelines; project based budgeting. Have skills in the practice of producing efficient code based on business requirements and reusable/standardized code; testing and deploying applications; evaluating performance and security of new and existing applications. Comfortable working in a fast paced and dynamic environment. Work consistently with thoughtfulness, creativity and a high level of detail. May train new team members on existing systems or applications. The candidate will have the ability to balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks; work collaboratively in teams and across organizations; synthesize feedback and adjust plans accordingly; quickly learn and develop in new programming languages, APIs, and platforms; apply creative solutions to business problems to ensure business needs are most effectively met; effectively evaluate and anticipate development risk or negative impacts; receive and complete tasks unsupervised in a remote work environment.

Selective Preference(s):

The preferred candidate will have experience with Xamarin and CUBA or JMix. Experience with Arizona Management System (AMS) is desirable.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Bachelor's degree plus 5 or more years of programming and analysis experience (or equivalent experience). Minimum of 2 years of experience in .NET web based systems.

Position requires possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.).

All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification program.

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Sick leave
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Retirement plan
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

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

Contact Us:

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Amy Lacy at alacy@azgfd.gov for assistance.


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.