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System Software Programmer
Ref No.: 14-01538
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Health & Environmental Control Department
Columbia, SC
6 months


DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for the analysis, development, modification, installation, testing and maintenance of applications software. Possesses a strong understanding of systems programming, graphical user interfaces and control languages. Modifies, installs and prepares technical documentation for system software applications. Diagnoses, isolates and de-bugs software problems and performs problem resolution. Monitors systems capacity and performance, plans and executes disaster recovery procedures and provides Tier 2 technical support. Modifies and/or debugs vendor-supplied utilities and packages.

Performs work that is highly complex and varied in nature. Develops integrated solutions to resolve highly complex technical and business issues. Works with the customer and systems staff to define requirements for mobile devices and printers.

The position will be utilized for 40 hours per week for the duration of this project. The candidate will work closely with the Environmental Applications Section Manager to identify, prioritize, and schedule workload and implementation to IT standards and procedures. The position will solicit requirements, provide feedback, deliver regular demonstrations for the program area team members to ensure that all business requirements will be met by replacement system.

The legacy programs require full functionality migration and additional features to comply with modern technology and supporting business operations. This will also include new security policy/procedures as well as integrating systems when possible to streamline staff workflows, user security, and data correction.


Module support of the project.

DHEC will require that selected personnel sign the DHEC confidentially agreement and/or Business Associate (BA) agreement if applicable. All web services must be secure.
DHEC will not accept any offers including an "up-lift charge. The rate paid per consultant must not exceed the maximum rate established for this position described in the State contract terms.
Contractors must be onsite for all working hours throughout the term of the contract.
Follow agency IT Standards, policies, and procedures to include documentation.
All source code (compiled and un-compiled) will become the sole property of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Any source code, data, product, or functionality resulting from this SOW or previously owned/developed by DHEC will remain the sole property of DHEC and is not to be incorporated into the core product of any vendor's application. Any modifications and interfaces developed under said contract will be not be used by the contractor for any independent project of the contractor or published or publicized by the contractor without written permission of DHEC.
Application should be browser neutral and work on at least Internet Explorer 8.0 and higher, current version of Firefox/Mozilla, and be compatible with workstations running Windows 2000 or Windows 7 without having the .NET framework installed.
DHEC has the final say on all programming language choices.

Payment Schedule:
All timesheets shall be entered and approved in a timely manner per State contract terms. The State will not pay any extra costs (i.e. Travel, employee benefits, insurance, room and board, etc.) for temporary employees under this contract.
DHEC Support:
DHEC will provide:
Primary customer interface
Staff to assist with any application or data questions.
Conference rooms and scheduling for any application demos.
Workstation and required developer software.

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
1. C#
2. ASP.NET
3. JQUERY
4. AJAX
5. MVC DEVELOPMENT
6. SQL
7. WEB SERVICES (REST, SOAP, WSDL)
8. NET FRAMEWORK 3.5/4.0
9. STETON INSPECTION TOOLS

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
1. ADHOC SQL
2. NHIBERNATE
3. GIS MAPPING
4. MOBILE DEVICE APPLICATION EXPERIENCE


REQUIRED EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field of work or equivalent work experience.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS: NONE
Category
Name
Required
Importance
Level
Last Used
Experience
Development Tools SQL Yes 6 Advanced Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
Development Tools Adhoc SQL No 1
Miscellaneous GIS Mapping No 1
Programming Languages ASP.NET Yes 2 Advanced Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
Programming Languages C# Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
Programming Languages JQUERY Yes 3 Advanced Within 6 Months 2 - 4 Years
Programming Languages MVC development Yes 5 Entry Within 6 Months 1 - 2 Years
Software Framwork .NET FRAMEWORK 3.5/4.0 Yes 8 Advanced Within 6 Months 2 - 4 Years
Software Framwork NHibernate No 1
Web Tools AJAX Yes 4 Entry Within 6 Months 1 - 2 Years
Web Tools STETON INSPECTION TOOLS Yes 9 Entry Within 6 Months 1 - 2 Years
Web Tools WEB SERVICES (REST, SOAP, WSDL) Yes 7 Intermediate Within 6 Months 2 - 4 Years
Additional Skills: Seeking a candidate that also has Mobile Device Application Experience.