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Developer 2
Ref No.: 14-00681
Location: Austin, Texas
Texas Health and Human Services
Austin, TX
3 Months+

852 hours


I.          DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
The Department of Information Resources (DIR) requires the services of one or more Developers, 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 Health and Human Services (HHSC) Enterprise Applications
 
            All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire” and are the property of the HHSC.  HHSC may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Workers) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by the Texas law. HHSC will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Worker(s).
 
The primary goal of these resources is to work on significant enhancements to the Drivers Record Request System (DRRS) as business analysts and .NET developers.  More details of the application use and intent can be explained during the interview process.  The basic job duties will include; analysis of the existing system with customer input for automation and enhancement that will lead to development (code) work in .net and Oracle technologies.
 
            All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire” and will be the property of the HHSC. HHSC may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Workers) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by the Texas law. HHSC will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Worker
 
II.                WORKER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
 
            Minimum Requirements:
Years Skills/Experience
5 Hands-on experience as a systems analyst; including but not limited to requirements gathering and developing functional design documentation.
5 Hands-on experience participating in all phases of the SDLC (Systems Development Life Cycle)
4 Hands-on programming experience in following languages and environments including one or more of: Strong Web Development Skills, including: C#, ASP.NET, LINQ, AJAX, jQuery, JSON, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (inclusive). 
4 Software engineering skills including, Test-Driven Development and Object-Oriented Programming with HTTP server configuration:  IIS 7 and Database Programming  in PL/SQL expertise
4 Experience with Visual Studio, Toad for Oracle, Oracle SQL Developer, or equivalent.  Experience Visual Source Safe, SourceGear Vault, or equivalent and Visual Unit Testing or equivalent
3 In-depth understanding and hands-on experience with designing and developing enterprise-class application system architectures with general experience with facilitating meetings with multiple customers and technical staff, including building consensus and mediating compromises when necessary to deliver Detailed System Design and Requirements Analysis documentation
3 In-depth knowledge of the common design practices / standards / technologies associated with application accessibility (e.g. WCAG, ATAG, UAAG, WAI-ARIA, ADA, 508) including knowledge of best practices in the areas of application design, performance, scalability and maintainability.       
3 Experience writing stored procedures, triggers, functions and other database objects in Oracle 10g and 11.xxx.
3 Ability to work in a team environment with minimum guidance and nominal supervision.
3 Working knowledge of the requirements and standards associated 508 Accessibility and/or JAWS compliance techniques
4 Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in computer science, computer information systems, engineering, or management information systems is required.
        
            Preferences:
Years Skills/Experience
Certification Current certification as Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Scrum Master
3 Hands-on experience at troubleshooting, application and database performance tuning and problem solving.
3 Experience performing rigorous application analysis and testing including coordination with technical support staff for integration testing to ensure quality products before implementation or distribution.
2 Experience with test frameworks such a Jmeter and/or similar testing tools and methodologies
Strong Experience working with end users, gathering system requirements and developing functional design documents 
Strong Excellent oral and written communication skills