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Developer 2
Ref No.: 14-00548
Location: Austin, Texas
Texas Education Agency
Austin, TX
4 Months+

680 hours


The Department of Information Resources (DIR) requires the services of one Developer 2, hereafter referred to as Worker(s), who meets the general qualifications of ITSAC Developer 2 Category, Emerging Technology Type and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Education Agency (TEA).

All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire and are the property of the TEA. TEA may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Workers) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by the Texas law. TEA will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Worker(s).

This position is responsible for designing, developing and unit testing Consolidated Entitlement Management System (CEMS) application enhancements. Developer will primarily convert Cognos reports to Crystal Reports as well as modify and develop the application, stored procedures and web services using .NET 3.5, ASP.NET, NHibernate, MVC, Crystal Report, and SQL.

Performs complex web application development following a defined software development life cycle process and works as a member of a team supporting the agency's CEMS application.

Responsible for converting existing reports written in Cognos to Crystal reports performing unit testing, parallel testing, and deployment.
Responsible for deliverables for the software development lifecycle including technical research, requirements analysis, possibly high level and technical design, implementation of enhancements to the CEMS project, unit testing and deployment using C# .NET Framework 3.5, NHibernate, MVC, Web Service, XML, Crystal Reports in Window/SQL Server Database environment.
Specific programming tasks include analyzing requirements, writing code in C#, developing database stored procedure in SQL, debugging and testing of components, and generation of software builds.

Day to day work may involve working with the development team to define the impact of requirements to the current systems and interface to other systems, document technical design, unit test, develop code, assist with technical issues, assist with user acceptance testing, and other related work development work as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:
Years Skills/Experience
7 Experience in ASP.NET and C# application development.
7 Experience in relational database in SQL Server.
5 Experience in Crystal or Cognos Reports.
5 Expert in writing SQL and stored procedures.
5 Must possess solid oral and written communication skills.
2 Experience in XML applications.
2 Experience in build automation with contiguous integration and MSI development.
4 Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science or Information System related field from an accredited institution.

Years Skills/Experience
4 Experience in working with complex suite of maintenance applications built in various technologies (ASP.NET, .NET, NHibernate, MVC, SQL, and SQL Server)
2 Experience working in an Agile Development environment, planning and participating in sprints.
1 Experience in ADA 508 compliance testing.
1 Experience with software change management and version management tools, preferably with Merant PVCS and Version Manager.