Are you passionate about working in the IT field? Would you enjoy serving in a role where no two days are the same? Do you want to help make CT safer? If so, we encourage you to check out this opportunity!
The State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (DAS) Bureau of Information Technology Solutions (BITS) is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented application developer and production support resource for the role of CTAX Software Developer (Information Technology Analyst 1) in service of the Connecticut State Department of Revenue Services (DRS).
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
The majority of your time will be spent in development or programming of software and on-going production support of the Department of Revenue Services CTAX system.
CTAX demonstrates the State's commitment to deploy cutting-edge technology that provides DRS tax professionals the ability to provide secure, efficient, and modernized tax administration. Public confidence in the integrity and fairness of tax collection, along with achieving the highest rate of voluntary compliance, is at the heart of the DRS mission. CTAX is the vehicle that will allow DRS to deliver world class service preserving and improving the trust of our customers, the taxpayers of the State of Connecticut. Upon full implementation, CTAX will position DRS to be among the best in tax administration.
- Monday - Friday
- Full-time (40 hours per week)
- First shift (8:00 AM - 4:30 PM)
- Location: Hartford, CT
- Hybrid work environment (on-site and remote work)
- Potential for a flexible schedule
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- In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
- The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
- Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
- Please select all location(s) and shift(s) you are willing to work on your application. Failure to do so may result in not being considered for vacancies in that specific location or shift.
- All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
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- Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
- The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account. Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Frank DeCusati at email@example.com or 860-713-5176.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state agency Information Technology (IT) environment, this class is accountable for performing a range of information technology tasks and application development in an IT environment.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Service/Help Support: Responds to calls, email and personnel requests for technical support; tracks status of all problems and monitors open problems; resolves simple to moderate problems by providing support on hardware and software products; resolves simple to moderate technical calls from customers; acts as liaison between other technical staff, users and vendors regarding Help Desk and service requests; monitors personal computer (PC) performance; performs related duties as required.
Desktop Services: Diagnoses and resolves PC and simple software problems using a variety of diagnostic tools; uses diagnostic tools to identify hardware and/or software problems and initiates repair; rebuilds PCs and reconfigures user specific settings; installs new software releases of simple to moderate complexity; coordinates installation of and installs, modifies and maintains network components and PC hardware and/or software; assists in implementation of network and/or system hardware and software upgrades and/or enhancements; configures and installs terminal emulation software for host connection; performs related duties as required.
Network Services: Provides first level support for network connectivity, or related network issues for user community; assists with diagnoses and resolution of simple network problems; assists with the configuration of network components; resets and reinitializes devices when appropriate; assist in executing specific disaster recovery plans; provides user support and on the spot training to users; performs related duties as required.
Software Development: Prepares computer programs for solution of business problems from narrative statements, program specifications and other data as source materials; customizes software applications to meet user requirements; assists systems and application developers in analysis, design and development of information systems; prepares test data; performs system tests; debugs/corrects errors; diagnoses problems with operating systems specific to incompatibility with other applications; acts as liaison between other technical staff, users and vendors regarding basic application design and modification including database management systems; maintains and enhances existing programs; installs system upgrades and patches in support of application software; documents system changes and problem resolutions; participates in project planning sessions with team members to analyze requirements; uses programmer productivity tools; performs related duties as required.
Production Control: Performs technical functions in areas of documentation control, production control, systems software and production scheduling; responsible for effective utilization of production control software; prepares production schedule for computer processing; analyzes and resolves production control problems related to area of involvement; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of data control functions; considerable knowledge of IT equipment and diagnostic tools; knowledge of principles and techniques of computer programming; knowledge of programming languages; knowledge of principles of information systems; knowledge of principles and concepts of network environments; knowledge of computer operating systems; knowledge of fundamental principles and theories of business and planning functions; knowledge of principles and techniques of systems analysis, design and development; knowledge of capabilities of computer equipment and technology; considerable technical problem solving skills; considerable logic and analytical skills; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to install and maintain microcomputer hardware, software and network components; ability to prepare and maintain records, logs, reports, documentation, and manuals; ability to write, test and debug computer programs; ability to use programming development tools; ability to identify, analyze and resolve simple business and technical problems.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience in information technology (IT) operations support, programming or another IT related support area.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been performing basic
technical support work in such areas as:
help desk functions; installing and maintaining basic computer hardware and
software; data communications, microcomputer support,
production control or programming; performing any closely related basic
technical support function.
NOTE: For State Employees basic technical support work is interpreted at
the level of Information Technology Technician.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training in management information systems, computer science or information technology related area may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in management information systems, computer science or electrical engineering may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
3. For State Employees one (1) year as an Information Technology Analyst Trainee may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
4. For State Employees two (2) years as an Information Technology Technician may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
- Experience with application development
- Experience with configuration of Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) solutions
- Experience with software coding, testing and implementation
- Experience in object-oriented programming languages and frameworks
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.