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APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER SENIOR/LEAD

  • 498698
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES
  • Full-time

DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES

The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Pilot Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.

Applications Developer- Web

DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES

Job Location:

Address:  150 N 18th Ave Phoenix, AZ. 85017

Posting Details:

Salary: $85,000 

Grade: 27

Closing Date: 

Job Summary:

The position plays a senior role in full systems life cycle management (e.g., analysis, technical requirements, design, coding, testing, implementation of systems and applications software, etc.) to ensure delivery is on time and within budget. The position directs component and data architecture design, technology planning, and testing for applications development initiatives
to meet business requirements and ensure compliance. This position develops and at times leads application development project activities and integrations. The position guides teams to ensure effective communication and the achievement of objectives. This position researches and supports the integration of emerging technologies. He/She provides knowledge and support for applications development, integration, and
maintenance. This position will assist junior team members with project-related activities and tasks. This position guides influences department and project teams and facilitates collaboration with various stakeholders.

Job Duties:

- Develops new applications to meet functional and technical designs, analyses, debugs and resolves defects in applications
- Supports production systems; analyzes and resolves production problems in a timely manner; resolves end-user service requests as assigned.
- Engages with business analysts and stakeholders to understand functional requirements, and contributes to completion of functional specifications.
- Prepares technical documentation on application specifications;
- Performance tunes, reviews and recommends improvements to existing codes

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

-Effectively translating user requirements into business, functional and test scenarios for
projects of various sizes and complexity.
-Developing and writing technical documentation.
-Evaluating information gathered from multiple sources, consolidate details and
extract to functional requirements.
-Directing multiple/concurrent implementations of IT solutions.
-OOP concepts and UI design skills in ASP.NET.
-Development tools such as Visual Studio, SSIS, SSRS, IIS, jQUERY, Model-View-
Controller (MVC).
-Multiple programming languages, multiple database management systems, and
multiple development platforms.
-Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and
Lean methodologies.
-Analysis, design, coding, testing and implementation of multi-tier applications. -Enterprise application development in .NET or Java.
-Relational databases (Oracle and/or SQL Server) databases and develop enterprise PUSQL I T-SQL stored procedures. -Strong customer service.
-Strong organization and coordination. -Interpersonal, written and oral
communication skills.
-Excellent problem determination.
Ability to:
-Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public
employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor’s degree plus 8 or more years of programming and analysis experience (or equivalent experience). Proficiency with Software
Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Any relevant professional certifications.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Must possess a valid level one fingerprint clearance card issues pursuant to A.R.S. §36-113.

Benefits:

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program

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

Retirement:

To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

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.

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