DTI Senior Software Engineer (Data Management)

This Position is Exempt from the State of Delaware Merit System

Recruitment #031219-MUAD44-110400

Summary Statement

Principal responsibilities include the planning, requirements, design, coding, testing, debugging, system integration, and documenting of components of complex, multi-tier government systems.  

Responsible for evaluating user requests for new programs, modifications to existing programs, and system integration of off the shelf Products.  Programs can be defined as Data models, reports, or data integration applications.  Performs research and gathers relevant data to determine feasibility, appropriateness, and cost and time required.  Prepares detailed estimates in order to obtain approval to proceed.  Prepares detailed program specifications.  Develops programs according to approved specifications, tests and debug programs for the delivery of quality applications.  Creates system and user documentation.  Monitors ongoing program and system performance.  Provides training and mentors less experienced team members.  

The Sr. Software Engineer must be a fast learner with excellent communication and problem solving skills, and able to work with minimal supervision as part of a multidisciplinary team.  The Sr. Software Engineer must be able to work well with a diverse group of team members to deliver software solutions on time, on budget and within specifications.

Preferred Qualification

  • Possess a minimum 1 year experience as a database developer who has the ability to quickly come up to speed on an existing and complex data warehouse model. 
  • Possess a minimum 6 months experience working directly with business users to translate business reporting requests/requirements into a backend database design that clearly identifies database object impacts.
  • Possess a minimum of 6 months experience investigating and identifying query performance related issues.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Senior Software Engineer (Data Management)

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training.

  • Possess a Bachelors Degree in an IT discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years experience of data management concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Possess a minimum of 4 years experience in data technologies with at least 2 years in data modeling, data integration and reporting.

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check: A satisfactory fingerprint based criminal background check administered by the Delaware State Police is required as a Condition of Hire.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DTI participates in E-Verify.  DTI does not provide employment-based sponsorship.


To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Selection Plan

Ongoing Application Review