DTI Software Engineer

This position is Exempt from the State of Delaware Merit System.

Recruitment #051519-MUAD50-110400

Summary Statement

The Software Engineer is responsible for Enabling Excellence in Delaware State Government.  Principal responsibilities include the planning, requirements, design, coding, testing, debugging, system integration, securing, and documenting of software components of complex, multi-tier government systems with focus on Enterprise Asset Management Solutions (EAMS).  

Responsible for evaluating user requests for new programs, modifications to existing programs, and system integration of off the shelf Products.  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. Develops software 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.  May provide training or act as a mentor to less experienced team members.  

The 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 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.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Software Engineer

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 an Associate’s Degree or higher in IT or related field OR equivalent work experience.
  • Possess a minimum of 4 years’ experience working with Oracle, or SQL Server or other relational databases, Websphere or Weblogic, Java or .Net, TOAD or similar database tools, Cognos, or SSRS, or other reporting tools.
  • Possess a minimum of 4 years’ experience working with client/server and web technologies, programming languages, software development methodologies, operating systems, development tools, software quality assurance, and databases.

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/


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