State of Maryland

HCD Web Developer I (#003768)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $46,942.00-$74,933.00 Yearly




As a housing finance agency, Housing and Community Development (HCD) offers a broad range of financial services that include bond finance, mortgage lending, municipal and small business lending, cashflow loans, tax credit programs and loan servicing, as well as housing voucher and grant administration for community revitalization.  HCD’s commercial partnerships and stakeholders include community and investment banks, sub-services, trustees and bond holders.

HCD lending and financing programs are inherently time critical, and there are extensive dependencies on personally identifiable information (PII), as well as other sensitive and non-public information.  

A Web Developer I is the entry-level position for coding modestly complex E-commerce websites using HTML, Visual Basic, or other web-based programming languages. Employees in this class do not supervise. They have extensive interaction with software/database developers, network professionals, and stakeholders at partner organizations, and all levels of program (line-of-business) staff.

The employees in this classification receive close supervision, provides timely, and creative solutions to end-user computer and networking problems of a complex nature to ensure end-user productivity.

Web Developer I, Web Developer II, and Web Developer III are differentiated on the basis of the degree of supervision necessary, autonomy and complexity of assignments.


Enable Department to expediently respond to opportunities and challenges via Information Technology;


Responsible for maintaining a functioning user-accessible website;


Design, code, and test new and modified software code for websites;


Develop strategies for protecting non-public information;


Deploy new websites, which may be on-premises, or hosted or on the Cloud;


Perform software editing and debugging;


Monitor and tune websites to achieve optimum performance levels;


Participate in development of IT policies, security controls, disaster recovery, and standard operating procedures;


Performs other related duties.


Knowledge of line-of-business programs, their respective missions, and the role of information technology;

Knowledge of System Development Life Cycle;

Knowledge of computer operating systems, computer networks, hosted and cloud-based solutions;

Knowledge of change management and separation of duties;

Knowledge of DNS records and management;

Knowledge of responsive design principles for the development of websites that work well from many device types;

Skill using software development toolkits;

Skill developing in standardized web-based programming languages;

Skill in synthesizing multiple products and technologies into a blended, hybrid solution using niche products;

Skill in delivering solutions and achieving outcomes via Information Technology;


Ability to analyze organizational needs, architect business solutions, and monitor/administer systems/software to optimize performance;


Ability to use acquired institutional knowledge to achieve organizational efficiencies;


Ability to trace and diagnose website software issues;


Ability to integrate database connections to websites;


Ability to implement SSL certificates into websites.


Education: Typically requires a Bachelor's degree

Experience: Minimal (less than one year) of experience performing website development and administration in an organization with extensive level of program integration and reliance on technology


Class specifications are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Date Established

July 1, 2019

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 003768; EST: 7/1/2019; REV: ;

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