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Developer Analyst 3
Ref No.: 16-00658
Location: Austin, Texas
Client: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA). 
 Location: Austin,TX
Duration: 2+ Months

Estimated Number of hours for FY16: 519 for a period of service from 06/01/16 – 8/31/16. Current plans, with approved funding, are to extend this assignment thru FY17 for an estimated number of hours of 2076 (9/1/16 – 08/31/17).  Actual number of hours and dates will depend upon approved funding and negotiated rates.  This assignment may be extended based on project needs and funding.

The Department of Information Resources (DIR) requires the services of one Developer Analyst, hereafter referred to as Worker(s), who meets the general qualifications of ITSAC Developer Analyst 3 Category, Emerging Technology Type and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA). 
            All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire” and are the property of the CPA.  CPA may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Workers) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by the Texas law. CPA will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Worker(s).
 The Worker (NetSuite Developer) will be responsible for analyzing, modifying and migrating customizations to CPA's NetSuite environment as needed to meet project deliverables.  The worker must have extensive knowledge and comfort coding in JavaScript within NetSuite's Suite Commerce Advanced platform.  The Worker must have specific experience with Bootstrap, Backbone and jQuery.  The Worker must be able to follow software development processes, follow detailed project plans and generate work estimates.  The Worker must be able to take assignments and direction from agency management and technical lead staff.
Worker will perform advanced analysis and programing tasks such as:
  • Creating a search interface against NetSuite's API to lookup custom records
  • Implementing custom roles within the customer center to allow different access levels
  • Enhancing the order processing workflows to easily allow users to complete complex purchases.
The Worker must have a strong background in programming and testing and must be able to quickly develop expertise in complex systems, be quality conscious and be dedicated to delivering quality products on time and on budget.
Worker must have excellent written and oral communication skills, as they will be required to document and cross-train CPA staff as necessary to facilitate knowledge transfer.
Onsite Requirement: Worker will be required to work onsite with the team.  Working remotely will be limited and must be pre-approved by the Project Manager/Direct Supervisor
Oncall Requirement: Worker may be required to provide after-hours on-call support on a rotation basis.
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to work in a diverse team environment
  • Must possess problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task
  • Must be able to retain knowledge of environment and systems once given instruction
  • Knowledge of project management and software development methodologies
Minimum Requirements:
Years Skills/Experience
8 Experience with web application development and maintenance
5 Experience with JavaScript
5 Experience completing system documentation
4 Extensive experience with highly complex application security requirements
3 Experience with NetSuite platform
3 Experience with Backbone.js
3 Experience with jQuery
2 Experience with Bootstrap
Years Skills/Experience
2 Experience working with enterprise software solutions
2 Public sector experience (Federal, State or Local Government)
2 Proficient with the Microsoft Office products, including Microsoft Project, Word, Visio, Excel and PowerPoint