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Application Developer and Program Manager

IT ASSISTANT DIRECTOR I

Recruitment #18-004490-0003

Introduction

The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services System (MIEMSS), Information Technology & Communications Division is seeking a candidate to fill the vacant IT Assistant Director I, Management Service position in MIEMSS Data Management Division.

IT Assistant Director I is a  Management Service position which serves at the will of the Executive Director of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services System (MIEMSS).

 

GRADE

20

LOCATION OF POSITION

653 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves as the Application Developer and Program Manager for MIEMSS reporting to the Director of Data Services. This is a hands-on position providing experience and expertise in the design, programming, deployment, maintenance and management of mission critical systems. Programming efforts encompass designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining applications and programs using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools, developing and managing databases, and designing custom reports. Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and managing custom applications meeting agency mission specific needs;
  • Understanding commercial off the self (COTS) applications and custom applications developed by third parties to develop custom reports or applications to access the data for end-users;
  • Developing/maintaining linkages between numerous databases housed in the agency's data center;
  • Working closely with agency leadership and EMS Operating Program leaders to understand data needs;
  • Applying project management best practices to application/system development and implementation projects;
  • Determining the operational and financial feasibility of developing systems and business processes.

The position is responsible for all aspects of project implementation regarding initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing project phases. Strong and diverse technical skills and proven ability are required of the person filling this position.

This position may be responsible to lead ad hoc teams on specific projects and for directing the work of contractors and consultants.

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: Two years 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 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.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet both the minimum qualifications and selective qualifications to be considered:

 

  • 1 year Microsoft SQL Server Experience

  • 1 year Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Experience

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    DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Desirable but not mandatory:

    • C++/C# Experience
    • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Experience

    • One year of statistical analysis experience

    • Data warehouse experience

    • Microsoft Certified System Admin (MCSA)

    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 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 eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

    EXAMINATION PROCESS

    The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

    BENEFITS

    FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

    For education obtained outside the U.S. a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service may be required prior to hire.

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

    Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of application.

    The Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.

    If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by closing date) to:

    Department of Budget and Management

    Recruitment and Examination Division

    301 W. Preston Street, Room 608

    Baltimore, MD 21201

    For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call 410-767-4850. 

    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 410-767-3623.

    We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

    Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.