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IT PROGRAMMER ANALYST II (CONTRACTUAL)

Recruitment #18-004470-0005

Introduction

The Maryland State Archives was created as an agency of State government in 1935 and was known as the Hall of Records.

It serves as the central depository for government records of permanent value. Its holdings date from Maryland's founding in 1634, and include colonial and state executive, legislative, and judicial records; county probate, land, and court records; church records; business records; state publications and reports; and special collections of private papers, maps, photographs, and newspapers.

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland State Archives
350 Rowe Boulevard
Annapolis, MD 21401

Main Purpose of Job

This Contractual position of IT Programmer Analyst II provides intermediate support and knowledge in the design, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of applications and programs used both internally and externally to maintain intellectual control over the Agency's electronic archival collections.

POSITION DUTIES

Troubleshoots and corrects programming bugs and other issues identified in testing and production software.

Develops software solutions and participates in software testing and re-migration as needed. 

Works with members from all departments within Archives and is required to translate the archivist’s requests into software that meets their unique/custom needs. 

Will assist in providing ongoing maintenance and upgrades for all software developed by the department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other information technology related field.

Experience: One year of experience designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining applications systems and programs using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute six credit hours of coursework in application analysis and programming using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools for six months of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute completion of high school or a high school equivalency certificate and eighteen months of experience converting data from project specifications by writing program code using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools for the required education.

3. Candidates may substitute completion of high school or a high school equivalency certificate and fifteen credit hours from an accredited college or university in systems analysis and application programming using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools for the required education.

4. Candidates may substitute experience in one of the following areas: operating computers, scheduling, controlling input and output or maintaining backups or data storage, processing data on computers, evaluating, implementing and maintaining hardware and software, on a year-for-year basis for a high school education.

5. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Computer Systems Programming classifications or Computer Systems Programming specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred 2 years of experience with software development, testing and maintenance using VB.NET with any database system.

Preferred 2 years of experience with software development, testing and maintenance using ASP.NET with any database system.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this classification may be subject to call 24 hours a day and, therefore, may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where the employee can be reached. Employees may be furnished with a pager or cell phone.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. 

Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible list for at least one year).

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application, supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:
Department of Budget and Management 
Recruitment and Examination Division 
Attn: Kigen Waugh
301 W. Preston St., Suite 608
Baltimore, MD  21201

For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call:
Kigen Waugh
Phone: 410-767-4933

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application.  

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling 410-767-1697.We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.  Bilingual applicants are also encouraged to apply. 

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay


Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.