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Application/Software Engineer Sr
Ref No.: 14-01568
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Department of Transportation-Support Services/EPMO/PMO
Lansing, MI
12 months approx

Position Description This position will provide the primary maintenance and support for critical MDOT PowerBuilder applications that are client/server and/or web-based systems. The position will provide the necessary programming skills using Client/Server IDE (interactive development environment) tools to maintain and support production systems. This position will also be responsible for migration and upgrade of selected systems from a client/server environment to a web-based environment. This position may also include new development, maintenance and enhancements, which would encompass testing, implementation, and support. MDOT's IT application portfolio is comprised of more than 40 applications that support its day-to-day business operations. The DTMB Operations Systems Section, along with it MDOT business partners, is responsible to provide software maintenance and operations support for the portfolio. A shortage of technical PowerBuilder resources has hampered the Operations Systems Section's ability to support MDOT's Call for IT Projects and annual maintenance requirements.
Skills Required Systems Analyst capabilities with 8 or more years of experience, relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, performs a variety of complicated tasks, may lead and direct the work of others, may report directly to a project lead or manager, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Skills Preferred
Experience Required ?8 years total development experience in one of the following languages: PowerScript PowerBuilder Developer v.11.5+ 8 years total experience using the following development tools: Crystal Reports PowerBuilder 8 years experience in RDBMS developing database triggers, procedures, packages and functions in a combination of any of the following: oOracle 9i/10g or newer oOracle Spatial 5 years experience analyzing business requirements, generating project specifications, converting specifications into code, and applying knowledge of computer programming techniques and computer languages. 5 years experience developing technical designs in consultation with other technical experts. 5 years experience on one or more of the following design tools: o ERWin o Serena Prototype Composer o Microsoft Visio 5 years experience with EAServer 4.0 and above web application servers 5 years experience developing unit test plans, test data and scripts for application validation and verification. 5 years experience performing extensive analysis and design working on projects of all sizes that require exposure to all aspects of the project life cycle and creating and maintaining documentation in conformance with established standards. 5 years experience working with application/solution architects to set direction of design and development for application development projects. 5 years experience evaluating user requests for new programs or modified program components to determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current systems, and computer capabilities. 5 years experience performing peer reviews of developed code to insure conformity to standards and design best practices. 3 years experience reviewing technical designs and specifications for completeness and conformance to quality standards, especially as a mentor to less experienced developers. 5 years experience analyzing business requirements, generating project specifications and converting them into code, and applying knowledge of computer programming techniques and computer languages. 2 years experience in verbal and written communication with clients in English Experience working with MS Office applications Experience working with project management tools such as MS Project or NIKU Experience working in a team environment 5 years experience working with System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) concepts
Experience Preferred
Education Required
Education Preferred
Additional Information


Developing technical designs: 5 years
ERWin,Toad Serena Prototype C: 5 years
PowerScript, PowerBuilder Developer v.11.5+: 8 years
EAServer 4.0 and above web application servers: 5 years
RDBMS Oracle PL/SQL: 8 years
Evaluating user requests: 5 years
System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) concepts: 5 years