DTI Senior Software Engineer (.Net)

This position is Exempt from the State of Delaware Merit System

Recruitment #101019-MUAD44-110400


Looking for a rewarding career in the fast-paced technology industry? Look no further!

The Department of Technology & Information (DTI) is Delaware’s central IT organization committed to providing technology services and collaborative solutions for Delaware while working to improve the lives of Delawareans through advanced technologies that innovate government services. 

In addition to recruiting and retaining the best and brightest, DTI acknowledges and values the diversity of our employees. DTI recognizes that fostering a diverse workforce provides remarkable benefits in terms of innovative thinking, increased collection of skills and experiences, greater teamwork, and higher morale.

To learn more visit DTI’s Website at https://dti.delaware.gov/

Summary Statement

Principal responsibilities include the planning, requirements, design, coding, testing, debugging, system integration, and documenting of software 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 (COTS) 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.  Prepares detailed program specifications.  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.  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

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

  • Experience working with a high volume financial based system with specific experience in taxation and revenue systems.
  • Experience with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) web services and/or working with the IRS Modernized e-File (MeF) schema. 
  • Experience with a complex Oracle database model, Delphi, VB6, SOAP, WSDL, WCF and PHP. 
  • Experience with rules-based application development using rules software, i.e. Blaze Rules Engine Development.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Senior Software Engineer (.Net)

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 Bachelor’s Degree in an I/T discipline OR equivalent work experience.
  • Posses a minimum of 10 years’ experience of Client Server programming.
  • Possess a minimum of 4 years’ experience in building web applications to include programming support in all modules, writing organizational data interfaces, creating ad hoc reports, analyzing and applying vendor patches/fixes and tuning programs to enhance performance.
  • Possess a minimum of 4 years’ experience in .NET technologies with at least 2 years in .NET 3.0, VB.NET or C#
  • Possess a minimum of 4 years’ experience working directly with business users to document and translate business requests/requirements.

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.


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