State of Maryland

HCD Web Developer I (#003768)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $57,095.00-$95,449.00 Yearly


GRADE

16

CLASS ATTRIBUTES

SKILLED SERVICE          BARGAINING UNIT: G          NCP

NATURE OF WORK

A HCD Web Developer I is the entry level of work for coding moderately complex E-commerce websites using HTML, Visual Basic, or other web-based programming languages for the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (HUD).  Employees in this classification provide timely, and creative solutions to end-user computer and networking problems of a complex nature to ensure end-user productivity.  HCD, as a housing finance agency, 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's 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.  Employees in this classification have extensive interactions with software/database developers, network professionals, and stakeholders at partner organizations, and all levels of program (line-of-business) staff.  Employees in this classification do not supervise other positions.

Employees in this classification receive close supervision.

Positions in this classification are evaluated by using by the classification job evaluation methodology.  The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of the classification specification.

The HCD Web Developer I, HCD Web Developer II and HCD Web Developer III are differentiated on the basis of the degree of supervision exercised by the supervisor over these employees and the autonomy and complexity of assignments.  The HCD Web Developer I performs the work under close supervision.  The HCD Web Developer II performs the duties under close supervision at times and under general supervision at other times depending on the complexity of the specific duty being performed.  The HCD Web Developer III performs the full range of duties and responsibilities under general supervision.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Enables the Department to expediently respond to opportunities and challenges via Information Technology;

Has responsibility for maintaining a functioning user-accessible website;

Designs, codes, and tests new and modified software code for websites;

Develops strategies for protecting non-public information;

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

Performs software editing and debugging;

Monitors and tunes websites to achieve optimum performance levels;

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

Performs other related duties.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

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 in using software development toolkits;

Skill in 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   Typically requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

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.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

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.

This is a Skilled Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Skilled Service positions.  Some positions in Skilled Service classifications may be designated Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

This classification is assigned to Bargaining Unit G, Engineering, Scientific and Administrative Professionals classes.  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded from collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

This classification is one level in a Non-Competitive Promotion (NCP) series.  NCP promotions are promotions by which employees may advance in grade and class level from trainee to full performance levels in a classification series.  In order to be non-competitively promoted to the next level in a NCP series, an employee must: 1) perform the main purpose of the class as defined in the Nature of Work section of the class specification; 2) receive the type of supervision defined in the class specification, and 3) meet the minimum qualifications of the classification.

Date Established

July 1, 2019

Date Revised

October 1, 2021

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 003768; EST: 7/1/2019; REV: 10/1/2021;

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