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IA - IWD - AA2 - Application Architect
Ref No.: 16-01458
Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Client: IWD: Iowa Workforce Development
Location:  Des Moine,IA
Duration: 12 Months
Agency Interview Type: In Person Only



Job Description:
The Applications Architect (AA) is the functional expert for an application, a defined set of applications or a portfolio of related applications.
The Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefits division is working on a multi-state consortium to stand up the Internet Unemployment System (iUS) in Iowa as a replacement for the existing mainframe application.
 
The hired developer will be working with developers in Iowa and Idaho to evaluate and modify existing C# code, SQL Server database structure, and create new code to integrate iUS system with existing IWD systems.

Responsibilities of the developer will include: Evaluate, develop, and integrate iUS code into new and existing IWD environments; Coordinate with network/database administrators for system management; Communicate directly with business staff for system design and testing; Provide testing and quality assurance processes; Create technical documentation for transition to maintenance; Provide technical training to IWD development staff as required.
 
Demonstrates strong SQL knowledge and application to support complex business logic.
Performs design and customization of web application: interpreting specifications, developing program code, and integrating database.
Ensures successful integration with existing system: programming code, business logic, and database.
 
Analyzes and coordinates with IWD IT staff for system management processes: code deployment; system configuration, performance and security; network management; capacity planning; and disaster recovery.
 
Coordinates and communicates directly with business and technical staff for business logic, system specifications and testing.
 
Analyzes complex business operations to adapt to automation.
 
Creates technical system documentation for transition to ongoing in-house maintenance.
 
Provides technical training to staff as required.
 
 
Skill
Required / Desired
Amount
of Experience
 
C# Programming Language
Required
10
Years
SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014
Required
8
Years
Visual Studio 2005 - 2015
Required
10
Years
AGILE Scrum Software Development
Required
5
Years
 
 
 
Questions
 
 
Description
 
Question 1
The Contractor must report any disciplinary action, misdemeanor or felony convictions to the State for any temporary IT staff provided. Do you agree to this requirement?
Question 2
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI Management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that a resource can be reached during his or her absence. The client has the right to dismiss the resource if she or he does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 4
Please include candidates email address for verification with the RTR process.