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IDOC - IT Software Engineer IV

Posting Begin Date: 2024/07/10
Posting End Date: 2024/07/24
Category: Corrections
Sub Category: Professional
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 40.19
Maximum Salary: 44.20
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity


Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

Summary:

The Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) is seeking an IT Software Engineer IV, located within the Information Technology department of IDOC at the Central Office in Boise, Idaho. This is a senior level position. At this level, incumbents are recognized as experts within their field. As such, incumbents apply their knowledge creatively and use their technical expertise to research and create new and innovative ideas for solving the most complex system-related problems. Significant time is spent in such areas as research, design, software development, long-range and capacity planning, consultation, and leadership activities. 

NOTE: Experience to qualify for this position must have been obtained within the last six (6) years. 

Responsibilities:

  • Works with vendor to learn application coding standards and best practices. 
  • Develops highly sophisticated technology plans that require the integration of multiple technologies, and the interrelationships of multiple systems serving diverse customers. 
  • Raises the bar of technical knowledge that exists within IT by ensuring that leading expertise is maintained and enhanced in the organization. 
  • Assesses, develops, and supports the most complex systems and models, which involves large, interdependent systems, new technologies, and broad implications for the IT architecture. 
  • Solves technical problems that may have never been encountered previously in the organization. 
  • Provides recommendations for investment in new products and technology solutions, supported by appropriate ROI, total cost of ownership, and/or cost benefit analyses.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Considerable knowledge of data architecture, software architecture, development, and testing practices. Typically gained by at least a bachelor's degree in an information technology discipline or equivalent from an accredited college AND at least four years of work experience using data architecture, software architecture, development, and testing practices OR a master's degree in an information technology discipline or equivalent from an accredited college AND at least two years of work experience using data architecture, software architecture, development, and testing practices OR at least six years of work experience using data architecture, software architecture, development, and testing practices. 
  • Considerable knowledge of multiple programming languages and software development tool suites. Typically gained by at least a bachelor's degree in an information technology discipline or equivalent from an accredited college AND at least four years of work experience using multiple programming languages and software development tools OR a master's degree in an information technology discipline or equivalent from an accredited college AND at least two years of work experience using multiple programming languages and software development tools OR at least six years of work experience using multiple programming languages and software development tools. 
  • Experience providing technical leadership on teams developing large software projects. Typically gained by at least three years of providing technical leadership on teams developing large software projects. 
  • Experience creating, interpreting, and documenting user requirements. Typically gained by at least three years of work experience on at least two development projects. 
  • Experience testing and deploying production systems. Typically gained by at least three years of work experience testing and deploying production systems. 
  • Experience managing complex, enterprise/interdependent systems. Typically gained by at least three years of work experience managing complex enterprise/ interdependent systems. 
  • Experience supporting organizational transitions to new architectures, new development processes, performing cost/benefit analysis, analyzing buy vs build alternatives and strategic planning. Typically gained by at least three years of work experience supporting organizational transitions to new architectures, new development processes, performing cost/benefit analysis, analyzing buy vs build alternatives and strategic planning.

Supplemental Information:

This job family translates business and technical requirements into well-engineered, tested, and deployed business applications. Responsibilities include the analysis, design, development, testing, installation, and maintenance of information systems. Incumbents interface with customers and other developers to determine the most efficient and cost-effective approach to meet business requirements. Solutions utilize a variety of hardware and software technologies and may include new code, construction, modifications to existing modules, and/or package implementation. Incumbents of this job series develop designs and evaluate and select tools necessary to build and support their systems.

Hiring Information:

  • This is not a remote position.
  • IDOC requires a background investigation. In addition, federal law prohibits individuals who have previously been convicted of a felony from working in the IT department of any state agency.
  • You must be eligible to work in the US; IDOC cannot sponsor work visa candidates.

    Benefits:

    The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html 

    EEO/ADA/Veteran:

    The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

    The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected] 

    Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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